In sure sign the government shutdown is over, the doors to the popular Air and Space Museum were back open again Thursday afternoon.
Congress has passed legislation to reopen the partially-shuttered federal government and avert a potentially disastrous default on U.S. obligations, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama’s promised signature.
A Senate aide and a lobbyist say two senators have struck a bipartisan deal on expanding background checks to more firearms purchases. The agreement could build support for President Barack Obama’s drive to curb gun violence.
After months of stalemate in Congress, the Washington rumor mill is swirling that a possible deal is in the works between two pro-gun senators — Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.
The Office of Inspector General will start its investigation Monday, the Department of Veteran’s Affairs said.
Rick Santorum learned his status as the new Republican front-runner means he will be facing greater scrutiny from his GOP rivals.
With Congress’s own supercommittee unable to compromise, both sides were blaming each other and frustrated at the inability to agree on tax reforms and budget cuts.
Underneath the pomp and festivities of the Labor Day Parade there is widespread discontent among marchers trying to hold on to their jobs and others who no longer have one like unemployed account manager Henry Lipput.
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, has been named to a joint congressional committee. Toomey, along with 11 other Senate and House members, must come up with at least $1.2 trillion in cuts to the budget by late November.
Congress is poised to vote on a last-minute debt deal, but does the measure have enough votes to pass?
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