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Top of the TicketFew GOP members have openly criticized commentator Rush Limbaugh, but Eric Cantor does just that today in a televised interview where he also says sparp rhetoric can hurt the Republican Party....
Winston-Salem Journal, N.C.About 500 people attended a ceremony Thursday to unveil a marker commemorating the consolidation of the city of Winston and the town of Salem on May 9, 1913. Mayor Allen Joines told the audience that the merged community has a "strong moral fabric" that...
WASHINGTON -- A meat cleaver hangs over the federal government, but the unflappable men and women of the House majority remain cool and poised. With just a few days to stop automatic spending cuts from affecting everything from air travel to food...
Tags: Steny Hoyer, John Boehner, Harry Reid, Politics, Henry Waxman
WASHINGTON Advertisement President Barack Obama is outlining a plan Wednesday to allow millions of student loan recipients to lower their payments and consolidate their loans, in hopes of easing the burden of the No. 2 source of household debt. The move...
Tags: Consumers, Loans, Politics, Barack Obama, Protest
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed legislation that would bar teaching health centers that receive federal funds under the new health care act from using the money to teach abortion techniques. Rep. Virginia Foxx, the sponsor of the measure,...
The Associated PressDemocrats on Thursday looked to increase lending by small banks as a way to resuscitate their election-year jobs agenda. The Senate rejected a $140 billion bill Wednesday that would renew pieces of last year's economic stimulus bill, forcing lawmakers to...
Tribune Washington BureauWith lawmakers home for their August recess, a fierce battle has broken out over what precisely is in the mammoth healthcare bills being pushed by congressional Democrats in Washington. There has been no shortage of misinformation, much of it advanced by...
Sun reporterBefore a packed congressional hearing room, Roger Clemens, one of the best pitchers in baseball history, fought to save his reputation yesterday as he angrily denied using steroids. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform heard nearly five...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines, Tom Davis, Steroids, Dan Burton, Crimes
The Swampby Amanda Erickson Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) took a major swipe at Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) when she compared the House Speaker to infamous French queen, Marie Antoinette. Like Antoinette, who said starving French peasants should eat cake if they......
The SwampFrom left, former CEOS Richard Syron of Freddie Mac, Daniel Mudd of Fannie Mae, Leland Brendsel of Freddie Mac and Franklin Raines of Fannie Mae, right on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) by Frank James A lot of congressional......
Tags: Mortgages, Loans, Government, Corporate Officers, Henry Waxman
The Swampby Rebecca Cole Ah, the Capital. Our nation's seat of government, where knowledgeable and dedicated public servants put aside partisan politics to hammer out laws and chart the best course for the country. Right. These days, the House floor is......
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