New and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service that have been withheld from online public distribution include the following.
Independent Bids for President, CRS Legal Sidebar, January 6, 2016
The Presidential Nominating Process and the National Party Conventions, 2016: Frequently Asked Questions, updated December 30, 2015
H.R. 1927: Congress Proposes Additional Prerequisite for Class-Action Certification, CRS Legal Sidebar, January 5, 2016
The Animal Welfare Act: Background and Selected Animal Welfare Legislation, updated January 5, 2016
Water Quality Issues in the 114th Congress: An Overview, updated January 5, 2016
Congress and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 2016, CRS Insight, January 5, 2016
Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)/Frigate Program: Background and Issues for Congress, updated January 5, 2016
U.S.-Mexican Security Cooperation: the Mérida Initiative and Beyond, updated January 5, 2016
Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive, updated January 5, 2016
State, Foreign Operations Appropriations: A Guide to Component Accounts, updated January 5, 2016
The Motion to Recommit in the House of Representatives, January 6, 2016
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