• Senate approves $1.4 trillion deal to avert shutdown amid impeachment fight

    The Senate on Thursday approved a nearly $1.4 trillion spending deal to keep the government funded and avert a shutdown at the end of the week. The Senate passed the deal by green-lighting two separate legislative spending packages, which are now both cleared for the President’s expected signature. Government funding expires at midnight on Friday. […]

  • House passes short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a short-term funding bill in an effort to avert a government shutdown before funds expire later in the week. The vote was 231-192. The stopgap legislation, known as a continuing resolution, will extend funding through December 20, setting up another spending deadline on the eve of the winter […]

  • Local TSA Agent Goes to Washington D.C.

    [bc_video video_id=”5998952574001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] Congressman Raul Ruiz smiles as he and TSA agent David Sherman have arrive in our nation’s capital. “Welcome to D.C., and we appreciate you and it’s going to be one hell of an experience,” says Ruiz. Ruiz says he invited Sherman as his guest to the State […]

  • Bill would withhold pay from president, Congress during government shutdowns

    Three congressmen introduced a bipartisan bill that would withhold pay from members of Congress and the president during government shutdowns. Reps. Dan Crenshaw, Jared Golden and Max Rose introduced the legislation Tuesday. “This legislation will help prevent the American people from being political pawns for party leaders and help return sanity to the task of […]

  • ‘Shutdown angel’ pays furloughed cancer patient’s medical bills

    The government shutdown forced her to have to choose between her rent and her chemotherapy — but an anonymous angel made sure she didn’t have to worry about either. Quashawn Latimer went to the hospital earlier this week to undergo her final cancer treatment, and the Maryland mother of three was told something astonishing. “Someone […]

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