U.S. Sen. Patty Murray says she has reached an agreement with her Republican counterpart on the Senate education committee to fix the federal No Child Left Behind education law.
Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers has won her re-election bid in eastern Washington’s large 5th Congressional District
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
A former Microsoft engineer has announced he’s challenging former Microsoft executive Rep. Suzan DelBene for her seat in Congress.
Mike Baker, Associated Press
Ten of America’s billionaires net worth would be more than the cash the U.S. has on hand if Congress cannot reach a resolution to raise the debt ceiling.
There is no plan to mint trillion-dollar coins to pay the federal government’s debt, and Congressman Greg Walden wants to keep it that way.
This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.