| Nov 16, 2013
Mathews County voters: your civic duty did not end after the Nov. 5 elections.
On Saturday Democrats will hold an unassembled caucus, colloquially referred to as a firehouse primary, to pick a nominee in the special election to replace Lt. Gov.-elect...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:20 PM
WASHINGTON Sen. Lindsey Graham on Thursday introduced a bill that would ban abortions once a pregnancy reaches the 20-week mark, pushing Senate legislation that the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed earlier this year.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:26 AM
ABC's "This Week" will offer an in-depth interview with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, who has been blasted for his strategy on the government shutdown.
"There's an old saying that 'politics, it ain't beanbag.' And, you know, I'm not serving in office...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 1:12 PM
In a Sunday morning exclusive, ABC's George Stephanopoulos will interview President Barack Obama for "This Week." The program airs at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9.
"This Week" offers a panel discussion Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich.; Rep. Donna Edwards, D-...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling stiff resistance in Congress, President Barack Obama conceded Monday night he might lose his fight for congressional support of a military strike against Syria, and declined to say what he would do if lawmakers reject...
| Jul 17, 2013
Faced with another crisis over one of its least democratic traditions, the U.S. Senate appears to have blown off enough steam to avoid a messy and divisive showdown over the use of the filibuster. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and a handful of...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Weeks before a Chinese conglomerate agreed to buy Smithfield Foods Inc. in the largest such takeover of a U.S. business, Missouri lawmakers quietly approved legislation removing a ban on foreign ownership of agricultural land....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:43 PM
White House senior adviser David Plouffe will be a guest on ABC's “This Week,” CBS' “Face the Nation,” CNN's “State of the Union” and “Fox News Sunday.” The guest lineup this Sunday morning: “Fox...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American.
Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away. President Barack Obama's...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal workers could face seven days of furloughs at the Housing and Urban Development Department, but Homeland Security personnel might see twice that number. At the Environmental Protection Agency, workers would get four-day...