NJ-Sen: Cory Booker (D) Offers Snow Shovel Services
Say what you want about Senator Cory Booker , but I always enjoyed how he used Twitter to help out with his constituents when he was Mayor of Newark.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
You Can Also Blame Newt Gingrich for the Obamacare Website Screwup
To prevent another Healthcare.gov, Washington could use a digital brain trust. Too bad Newt Gingrich killed the one it had.
Celebrating an Educational Innovation in Capital Style
Washington, D.C.-Adorned in mosaics, carved marble, paintings, and gilt, the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress is a Beaux-Arts paean to learning.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Phi Beta Kappa Society Launches National Arts & Sciences Initiative for Education Support
The Phi Beta Kappa Society , the nation's oldest academic honor society, formally launched its National Arts & Sciences Initiative to energize support for a broad-based arts and sciences education for the value and opportunity it brings through all of life.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
House Dems seek pause in Arctic oil exploration
Reps. Rush Holt , Lois Capps and David Price spearheaded a letter signed by 59 lawmakers that calls for Jewell to stop new exploration and revamp Interior's plans for drilling and permitting.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
The Huffington Post
A Drone Victim's Message to the United States
There is probably no foreign policy shift more associated with Barack Obama's presidency than the significant increase in targeted killings by the use of drones.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The Daily Caller
House votes to block Obama's 'fracking' rules
The House voted to block the Obama administration from from regulating hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, on federal lands Wednesday night over opposition from the White House and Democratic lawmakers.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
"Drill, Baby, Drill!" Cries House, Passing Two Energy Bills and Killing All Democratic Amendments
First up was a bill that would force regulators to speed up oil and gas drilling permits and offer more federal lands for energy development.
House OKs Bill to Speed Oil, Gas Drilling
The House approved two bills Wednesday aimed at speeding up drilling for oil and natural gas on public lands.
House approves bill to speed up drilling
The House on Wednesday approved GOP legislation that would force regulators to speed up oil-and-gas drilling permits and offer more federal lands for energy development.
Food stamp cuts another blow to the poor
The increase was implemented when it was thought the economic recovery would be more fervent than it has been.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Son Told Truant Congress Drones Killed His Mom; Obama: "I'm good at killing people"
Rep. Alan Grayson invited a Pakistani family to testify October 29 at the US House of Representatives how drones killed the family's beloved mother and grandmother.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
In These Times
A Fight Builds Over Multi-Employer Pensions
The ideal solution, Caldwell says, would be for Congress to give federal assistance to those funds that need it most, i.e. a 'bailout.'