Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Senate Battle Over Cuba Provisions Heating Up

WASHINGTON -- Senators sympathetic to Florida Republican Mel Martinez’ hard-line positions on Cuba signaled Monday they will join him in trying to...

When pigs fly: the ruckus over earmarks

WASHINGTON – When it comes to earmarks, one man’s pig stink is another man’s bacon. No kidding.  The massive,...

Brexit Consequences for the U.K., the EU, and the United States

The referendum that happened on the 23rd of June 2016 is known as Brexit. It is here where the UK voted to be free...

Obama: Lift Cuba Restrictions To Aid Gustav Victims

Sen. Barack Obama today called on President Bush to lift U.S. travel for and other restrictions on family remittances, visits and humanitarian...

Va. Justice Agee Clears Hurdle for Federal Post

WASHINGTON-Virginia Supreme Court Justice G. Steven Agee won unanimous approval from the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday on his way to becoming a...

Could short fuse blow up McCain’s candidacy?

Part one of a three-part series WASHINGTON -- Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi is among John McCain’s latest converts,...

The US Congress and Its Powerful Impact on the Economy

The federal government has a Legislative Branch, and that is known as the US Congress. There are two bodies in there. The Senate is...

Virginia Pork for Crabs and Sheep

WASHINGTON-The 2009 federal budget will include funding for some strange animals if one Virginia lawmaker has his way.  Rep....

Obama backers face struggle in Appalachia

TAZEWELL, Va. - Appalachia can be a cold country for liberals, so when word came that the Obama campaign was opening an...

Florida Threatens To Sue Feds In Water Wars

WASHINGTON – Florida officials are warning that they may sue he U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. At issue are...

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Immigration Debate Disappears From Presidential Race

WASHINGTON -- The clamor over immigration reform has softened to a whisper along the presidential campaign trail.  Last year,...