Fall 2021 Hill Watch
Bloomberg Government’s semiannual Hill Watch report takes a comprehensive look at what’s happening on the Hill, what to watch in Congress, and what movement is expected in the coming months – and serves as a deep dive across 20+ policy areas.
See what’s leading Congress’ agenda as we close out 2021.
Budget & Appropriation
Campaign and Elections
For the People Act
Voting rights amendments
Energy & Environment
Infrastructure and surface transportation
Labor & Employment
Tech & Telecom
What to Watch on the Hill
Program Deadlines to Drive Action
2021 Congressional Calendar
2022 Races to Watch
The 2022 midterm elections are just over a year away, and a number of House and Senate races are already shaping up to be highly competitive. Several incumbents face stiff competition, even from unknown candidates, and redistricting will likely cause a few shakeups. Learn more about the 2022 election landscape in the full Hill Watch report.
Competitive House Districts
Arizona’s 1st: Tom O’Halloran (D) has won all three of his general elections with less than 55% of the vote
California’s 25th: Mike Garcia (R) won a full term in November by 333 votes out of 339,000 cast
Iowa’s 3rd: Cindy Axne (D) won over David Young (R) by just 1 point in 2020 after unseating him in 2018
New Hampshire’s 1st: Chris Pappas (D) won by 51% in 2020, when Republicans won control of the redistricting process
Pennsylvania’s 8th: Matt Cartwright (D), in his fifth term, showed political mettle by winning re-election in 2020 with 51.8%, running 4.5 points ahead of Biden
Hill Watch Experts
Basu honed his reporting skills as a crime, courts and enterprise reporter for Florida Today/USA Today Network. He has received journalism awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Education Writers Association, and the Florida Press Club.
He holds a master’s degree in journalism from the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California.
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