The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a landmark immigration bill, clearing away the first procedural hurdle in front of legislation opening the door to citizenship for millions.
At last, the storm-racked Northeast is getting a House floor vote on billions in disaster relief aid for victims of October’s Superstorm Sandy, but only after a host of East Coast Republican lawmakers threatened a near mutiny against GOP Speaker John Boehner.
New York area-lawmakers in both parties erupted in anger late Tuesday night after learning the House Republican leadership decided to allow the current term of Congress to end without holding a vote on aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.
The U.S. House is expected to vote legislation that would provide medical care for Camp Lejeune Marines and their relatives who could have been sickened by drinking water contaminated with toxins linked to cancers and organ damage.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder touted the Obama administration’s commitment to civil rights at a conference of Hispanic advocates in Orlando. But he made no mention of a historic House of Representatives vote to find him in contempt.
Mitt Romney Wins Florida Over Newt Gingrich
A House of Delegates committee has endorsed legislation that would require voters without identification to cast provisional ballots. Opponents of the bill argue that it would suppress voting by minorities and the poor.