Saturday Nov 23
Daytona Beach News-Journal Online
Flood insurance hike help unlikely Lawmakers in disagreement on...
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 20:26:52 EST Chances are slim that property owners will soon see relief from dramatic flood insurance rate hikes, despite promises for action by Florida's congressional delegation.
Support Grows In House to Save Food Stamps by Killing Farm Bill
Congress is getting ready to pass a farm bill - the $500 billion piece of legislation that funds agriculture and nutrition programs - that will cut funding for food stamps.
House votes for increased transparency on asbestos claims
The House on Wednesday passed legislation that would require asbestos trusts to release quarterly reports on who is seeking compensation due to asbestos exposure, a change Republicans say would help reduce fraudulent claims.
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Dona t count on Congress to restock pantries
The second-floor lobby of the Rayburn House Office Building would seem a promising place to hold a Thanksgiving food drive for the Capital Area Food Bank .
Ideology Isn't Source of All Partisanship | Procedural Politics
Why do political parties in Congress sometimes fight, even when they agree? Is it like siblings who seem to quarrel over nothing - just the nature of the beast? Frances Lee, a political scientist at the University of Maryland, agrees that a lot of the inter-party fighting seems senseless because it doesn't involve deep philosophical differences.