Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is asking Hawaii’s governor to act before the end of the year to fill the Senate vacancy created by the death of Daniel Inouye of Hawaii.
Obama may return to Washington from his Hawaiian holiday as early as Wednesday evening to address the unfinished “fiscal cliff” negotiations with Congress, an administration official said on Tuesday.
After a failed attempt to get the fiscal cliff’s Plan B passed in the House, some powerful conservatives on Capitol Hill are reportedly pushing for Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan to replace embattled House Speaker John Boehner.
The more these Hollywood morons speak out, the more laughable they sound. Beyonce, Jennifer Aniston, Jamie Foxx and other celebrities are asking American leaders to stop gun violence in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
A 7 term US Congresswoman from Nevada, Shelley Berkley, violated ethics rules by using her office to try to help her husband’s medical practice but had no “corrupt intent” in doing so, the U.S. House Ethics Committee said on Thursday.
All across this great land, the number of hungry and homeless people is growing, and budget fights at the federal level are threatening the aid many need to survive, the U.S. Conference of Mayors said on Thursday. The mayors released a report that found requests for emergency food assistance rose in 21 out of the 25 cities it surveyed in 2012 and remained at the same level in three. More than half the cities said homelessness increased.
A State Department security chief has just resigned and 3 other officials could lose their jobs following the release of scathing report about safety lapses at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi in the run-up to the terror attack that killed four Americans.
But still Obama gets away scott free.
Now that they have the supermajority, that gives them unbridled powers, the Democratic Party in California is moving to enact sweeping tax and spending legislation that will stand out among the 50 states in 2013.
An independent panel that was created to investigate the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya that killed a U.S. ambassador and three other Americans has concluded that systematic management and leadership failures at the State Department led to “grossly” inadequate security at the mission in Benghazi.