18 hrs ago
No benefit extensions in budget proposal
In this May 29, 2013 photo, job seeker Anu Vatal of Chicago, speaks with Patrice Tosi of BluePay, seated, during a career fair in Rolling Meadows, Ill.
22 hrs ago
Lawmaker not worthy of praise
Mr. Thomson, the law is indeed affordable and Rep. Miller should expect disagreements with any and all of her decisions on laws and issues coming before the House.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Republican-Tea Party Tiff Means 41% Don't Like Candidates
Republicans are three times more likely than Democrats to dislike their own political candidates, the latest indication of an intra-party power struggle that will play out in primary elections next year.
Teen sentenced to 10 years probation, rehab in 4 deaths
A Keller teenager who pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing collisions that killed four people in June was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years probation.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
COLUMN-Behind a legislative triumph, Mandela memorial security, and a question for Politico
According to an article in the Capitol Hill newspaper the Hill, the House is poised this week to pass legislation that relates to three controversial issues: the federal budget, airport security, and funds for the military.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
School in session as congressmen, House staff attend digital class on the Hill
The National Coalition for Technology in Education and Training turned the House of Representatives' Education and the Workforce Committee Room into four digital classrooms yesterday to demonstrate how education technology is transforming the way teachers' teach and students' learn.
40th Assembly District: Rancho Cucamonga councilman enters race
Marc Steinworth, a Republican, announced his candidacy last week. Already he's received endorsements from San Bernardino County Supervisor Janice Rutherford, Rep. Gary Miller, R-Rancho Cucamonga and the Inland Empire Taxpayers Association.
The Huffington Post
Deal or No Deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Congress Weighs in
The U.S. Trade Representative and trade ministers from the 11 other nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement have just left for their weekend meeting in Singapore, where they hope to be able to announce that a final deal on the controversial trade pact has been reached.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Bill would extend unemployment benefits
Workers seeking employment create resumes and look for open positions on lap tops provided by USAJobs at a job fair in this file photo.
Mansoor to file legislation stopping OCTA's plans to make us a Toll Lane County.
This one was going to be called "Moving Target: OCTA's Ever-Shifting Rationales for Making the OC a Toll Lane County."
Sierra Club Compass
An Incomplete Deal: Congress Weighs in on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is about to be finalized. Or is it? The U.S. Trade Representative and trade ministers from the 11 other nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement are about to leave for their weekend meeting in Singapore, where they hope to be able to announce that a final deal on the controversial trade pact has been reached.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Lawmaker strong against Obamacare
Under constant barrage from the Democrats , the media and from some of her own so-called "conservative Republican" colleagues , she held fast against the Affordable Health Care Act.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
POLITICS: Tea Party hurts GOP, poll finds
In this June 19, 2013, file photo, Tea Party activists rallying in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Loose Change? Gee Thanks Speaker Boehner and Rep Miller & Co.
The 'decades' of 'loose change' from the so called 'republicans' continues as do the wants for cuts in the VA budget, while still seeking to privatize for profit the agency, and obstruction in full funding like their wars, as the Country served Representatives of!! Those served wave their, patriotic, flags proudly!! The Only Government Branch, the ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
testifies today on CUs' reg burdens, relief needs
Dec. 3, 2013 - NAFCU witness Linda Sweet, president and CEO of Big Valley FCU of Sacramento, Calif., will detail for a House Small Business subcommittee today specific steps Congress should take to help ease overregulation, which has hurt her credit union and its ability to serve members.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Salinas Californian
State GOP congressional recovery not likely
Republicans have been talking big this fall, saying they expect to improve greatly on their current 15 seats in California's delegation of 53 members on the House of Representatives.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Dupuy: Thanks... giving: 2013's hunger strike round-up
When Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November to be the federal holiday, Thanksgiving, he invited his fellow citizens to use it as a day of atonement; a day to pray for orphans, widows, mourners and sufferers of what he described as the "lamentable civil strife."
Sun Nov 24, 2013
31st Congressional District: Gomez Reyes upset with club endorsement process
A Democrat in San Bernardino County's highly competitive 31st Congressional District is asking the state party to look into what she describes as an unfair process by which local Democratic clubs endorse candidates.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Washington Post
The Fixa s top 10 primaries of 2014
Since we first ranked the most interesting primaries on the map in early October, there have been several notable developments across the landscape, ranging from national groups and figures taking a keener interest to a campaign staff shakeup to a family feud that has intensified.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
42nd Assembly District: Chris Mann drops out of race
Chris Mann announced Thursday, Nov. 21 he was dropping out of the race for the district, which covers Hemet, San Jacinto, the Pass, Yucaipa and much of the Coachella Valley and Yucca Valley.