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.
It’s not unusual for a politician to get tagged with a nickname, but it’s pretty uncommon for two freshman Congresspersons to share the same moniker. Around the Nation’s Capitol, Representatives Alma Adams and Mark Walker are known as “MALMA,” 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.