A House hearing into appearances of political favoritism in a Department of Homeland Security-run investor-visa program led to tense exchanges between Democratic and Republican lawmakers Thursday, but also to some conciliatory notes.
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With the U.S. House narrowly passing a bill to reauthorize No Child Left Behind last week, the Senate is expected to finish its debate on it this week.
The Export Import Bank is a taxpayer-backed lending institution chartered to support foreign purchases of domestic products, and it is set to expire at the end of the month.
Gibsonville, NC-- A new flag will soon fly outside the Gibsonville Police Department.
Last week, the department's flag was stolen, while flying at half-staff to honor fallen officers.
Itâ€™s not unusual for a politician to get tagged with a nickname, but itâ€™s pretty uncommon for two freshman Congresspersons to share the same moniker. Around the Nationâ€™s Capitol, Representatives Alma Adams and Mark Walker are known as â€œMALMA,â€ an affectionate amalgamation of their first names. The co-joined ID is inspired by a number of factors.
I made a promise from the start that I would listen to the needs and priorities of our district central to my decisions. I believe this is a key ingredient in providing the most effective representation.
With all due respect to my friend Susan Ladd, her caricature of the Rev.
WASHINGTON (BP) -- Members of Congress -- including several Southern Baptists -- prayed one after another for America April 29 in the U.S. Capitol.