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— Toxic PFAS chemicals remain a point of contention as lawmakers return this week and negotiate the annual defense bill.
— The House is set to take up three bills this week that target offshore oil and gas drilling — after lawmakers vote on four bills from the the Energy and Commerce panel tonight.
— After last week’s climate town halls where Democrats spoke on everything from plastic straws to cheeseburgers and nuclear power, anti-Trump forces say Democrats are unwittingly playing into Republican culture wars.Click here to view the full story