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Fawn Johnson is a correspondent for National Journal, covering domestic policy issues such as gun control, transportation, and education. She is an expert on immigration, having covered it since the Clinton administration. Johnson is a long-time student of Washington D.C. policy and politics, with more than decade of experience covering Congress and the administration. She previously reported for Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal where she covered financial regulation and telecommunications. She is an alumnus of CongressDaily, where she covered health care, labor, and immigration. Johnson first covered Congress at BNA Inc., where she wrote about labor, welfare, immigration, and employment law. She has an M.A. from the Annenberg School for Communication at University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Bates College.

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If there's no basic agreement on corporate-tax reform by July 31, there likely won't be one in the 114th Congress.

Outlook: McConnell Juggles FISA, Trade, Highway Bills Before Recess

The Senate is trying to finish three bills—two with looming deadlines—before the week is over.

House Preps Highway Extension as Deadline Looms

Funding would continue until July 31, but a long-term solution remains elusive.

Amtrak Has a Trust Problem in Congress

Democrats want to give the rail agency more money, and Republicans are demanding more accountability.

How the House Plans to Fix Amtrak's Northeast Corridor

Following Tuesday's fatal crash, a top House Republican touted his plan to strengthen the region's popular passenger-rail system.

Outlook: Defending the Pentagon's Budget

Both chambers will work on defense authorization measures this week. Trade and the USA Freedom Act are also on the docket.

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