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WASHINGTON (October 28, 2015) The U.S. House Wednesday passed a bipartisan budget-and-debt deal that prevents an unprecedented government default.
A coalition of Democrats, GOP defense hawks and pragmatic Republicans supported the measure.
In case you haven’t heard, President Barack Obama vetoed a $612 billion defense policy bill last week.
What does that mean exactly? Well, in the short run, it means the military will have to wait longer to see what funding it will have in the future to conduct training, support soldiers and perform any number of construction or other projects.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hours before a government shutdown, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution (CR) during the early morning hours on Thursday that will keep the government open and functioning through Dec. 11.
District 25 U.S. Representative Roger Williams expressed his opposition to a U.S. House continuing resolution to fund the federal government through Dec. 11.
As the events of a community college shooting were still unfolding Thursday in Roseburg, Oregon, President Barack Obama called upon Congress and the American people to strengthen gun laws.
It was too early to take any action other than to grieve, U.S. Rep. Roger Williams said.
Hundreds of Iranian troops have moved into Syria to join a major ground offensive in support of President Bashar Assad’s government, as the White House expressed fears Thursday that Russia’s military intervention will worsen sectarian violence there and prolong the civil war.
WASHINGTON -- Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner shocked the political world Friday when he announced his resignation at the end of October. Current and former Texas politicians expressed gratitude towards Boehner for his leadership over the last five years.
That didn’t take long.
Pope Francis had barely exited the House chambers Thursday by the time his plea for a “spirit of cooperation” collided with a bitterly divided Congress just days away from shutting down the federal government.
WASHINGTON—With little to show for their efforts to repeal the 2010 health law, Republicans have refocused on trying to defund Planned Parenthood Federation of America and tighten federal abortion restrictions.
Lisa Arth can’t wait to hear what Pope Francis has to say this week.
The 54-year-old from Southlake is among hundreds of thousands of Americans who will personally see the pope — even if it’s from a distance — during his first trip to the United States since being named the leader of the world’s Roman Catholics.