Chris Van Hollen

Source: CBS4) Alan Phillip Gross

US Lawmakers Meet With Jailed American Alan Gross In Cuba

.S. lawmakers confirmed Wednesday they visited an American man being held in Cuba for alleged crimes against the state. Allen Gross was arrested by Cuban authorities in 2009. His detention and long sentence in Cuba has hampered efforts to improve ties between the countries. Lawmakers did not give any details on his condition or what was said.

CBS4–02/20/2013

(Source: CBS4)

House Passes Short-Term Debt Limit Deal

The Republican-led House today passed a bill to “suspend” the nation’s debt limit until May, which if passed by the Senate and signed into law, would stave off for a few months the risk of letting the U.S. government default on its loans.

01/23/2013

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