Congressman Radel Back On Capitol Hill After Cocaine Bust Florida Congressman Trey Radel returned to Capitol Hill this week for the first time since pleading guilty last fall to cocaine possession, being sentenced to a year of probation, and entering a rehab facility.
GOP Breaking On Debt Ceiling, Gov't To Remain ShutdownThe GOP-led government shutdown looks like it will continue for an undetermined amount of time, even as more workers begin to lose their pay checks and the debt limit is avoided.
If Debt Default Deadline Hits, Then What?As the Republican-led government shutdown continues, the approaching debt limit and a possible debt default continues to grow larger on the horizon.
Congress On Path To Economic Chaos Over Affordable Care ActThe plan first floated by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shut down the government if the Affordable Care Act is not defunded is gaining traction among House Republicans and could put the United States on a dangerous path towards fiscal Armageddon in the next two months.
Tax Cut Deal Taking Bi-Partisan FirePresident Barack Obama’s tax-cut deal with the GOP leadership was supposed to be a bi-partisan plan. Instead, it’s drawing bi-partisan fire as it makes its way through Congress.
Senate Preps Final Vote On Tax DealThe battle over the Obama-GOP tax cut compromise passed its first hurdle in the Senate Monday evening after a test vote received a filibuster-proof majority.