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Latest Congress Items
A House panel on Tuesday proposed $1 billion in emergency disaster relief money to ensure that aid to tornado and flood victims in the South and Midwest doesn't run dry.
Can America's defense budget be cut? Yes. Unfortunately, President Obama is going about it exactly backward.
Internet gambling is the future of the casino industry, whether it's approved at the federal or state level, a panel of online and brick-and-mortar casino executives said Tuesday.
Military chaplains are concerned troops could be punished for expressing objections to homosexuality once the "don't ask, don't tell" policy is lifted.
Senate Democrats were expected to bring up the House Republicans' 2012 budget plan for a vote this week, but not their own plan, which remains under lock and key.
The Obama administration on Tuesday imposed new economic sanctions on five companies that helped Iran import gasoline, but a senator said the action did not go far enough.
The D.C. Council on Wednesday will deliver a vote on the budget for the upcoming fiscal year, placing its stamp on a plan that has hinged on taxes, cuts and political wrangling to close a $322 million budget gap.
Forty-one Senate Democrats told President Obama on Monday that they agreed with his decision to not send three free-trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama to Congress until Republicans agree to renew an expanded worker-retraining program.
The experts at the National Bureau of Economic Research say the Great Recession ended in June 2009. After that, it looked for a brief period as if there might be a surge of economic growth as an oppressed private sector fought to break free of the malaise. It hasn't happened, and the latest numbers are far from encouraging.