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.
Former Presidential candidate and Texas congressman Dr. Ron Paul makes his farewell speech to Congress, grilling both Democrats and Republicans.
Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.
President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.
Washington Senator Patty Murray’s $1 billion jobs program that aims to put veterans back to work was voted down by senate Republicans. GOP Party leaders argued the spending for the measure violated spending limits that Congress agreed to last year.
Former Microsoft executive Suzan DelBene emerged from a caustic and costly primary campaign Tuesday, vanquishing a slate of other Democrats with a flood of advertisements funded in part by her own wealth.