Shuttering the Government Actually Costs More Than Keeping it Open — More Than $2 Billion Last Time
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Shuttering the Government Actually Costs More Than Keeping it Open — More Than $2 Billion Last Time

(The Washington Post) – Budget hawks in Congress may stand their ground on wasteful spending,…

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Embrace Immigrants, Pope Francis Urges Congress
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Embrace Immigrants, Pope Francis Urges Congress

ERICA WERNER, Associated Press NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before a rapt…

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Get Ready: Experts Say a Government Shutdown is Likely
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Get Ready: Experts Say a Government Shutdown is Likely

(The Washington Post) – In America, you can’t legally bet on political outcomes (at least…

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Prospect of Another Shutdown Looms as Congress Girds for Fights Over Spending
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Prospect of Another Shutdown Looms as Congress Girds for Fights Over Spending

WASHINGTON (New York Times) — When Congress returns for business on Tuesday, lawmakers have scheduled…

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Congress Returns to Weighty List of Unfinished Business
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Congress Returns to Weighty List of Unfinished Business

Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, ASSOCIATED PRESS     WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress returns on…

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Louis Stokes, Ohio’s 1st Black Congressman, Dies
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Louis Stokes, Ohio’s 1st Black Congressman, Dies

CLEVELAND (USA Today) — Louis Stokes, the first African-American member of Congress from the state of…

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Republicans Yield as Confederate Flag Issue Roils Congress
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Republicans Yield as Confederate Flag Issue Roils Congress

WASHINGTON (New York Times) — The anguished national debate over the future of the Confederate…

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Republican-Led Congress Hands Obama Major Win on Trade
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Republican-Led Congress Hands Obama Major Win on Trade

CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press DAVID ESPO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a triumph of…

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Relative Names Brother as Alleged Hastert Victim
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Relative Names Brother as Alleged Hastert Victim

  (Politico) – The sister of a wrestling team manager at the Illinois high school…

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The Scramble is On to Succeed Nancy Pelosi
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The Scramble is On to Succeed Nancy Pelosi

  (Politico) – Nancy Pelosi is in the market for a new successor. The California…

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