Immigration bill dead while Congress vacations

The $659 million dollar immigration bill proposed by House Republicans has been pulled from voting today as Boehner couldn't pull enough votes to pass it. . The House is having a late emergency meeting to see if there can be a chance to get...

1 in 3 U.S. adults have 'debt in collections'!

An estimated 1 in 3 adults with a credit history -- or 77 million people -- are so far behind on some of their debt payments that their account has been put "in collections." That's a key finding from a new Urban Institute study. It examined...

How Paul Ryan's poverty program could work

Paul Ryan suggests dismantling the federal welfare system by giving block grants to states so states can create custom solutions for each poor person to get them out of poverty. . The objection to that is that states have opted not to provide...

Kentucky town goes socialist

"Somerset's city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market. The Somerset Fuel...

An app to get political facts on bills in Congress

Learn more about your member of Congress, get in touch with them and see what they're up to. Follow the latest bills, see floor activity and explore votes from the palm of your hand. The Congress apps are built on data from official sources via the...

Kerry to broker deal with UN to cease fire

The UN and Kerry might hope that Hamas will stop sending rockets to Israel, and even if Hamas doesn't, Israel will allow Hamas to continue firing rockets on Israel if Israel just 'sucks it up' by letting the rockets fall while they withdraw from Gaza...

Legal Question

I have a question for all of you concerning a legal matter. . A close friend purchased a box of cold cereal at his local grocery store. I was asked not to disclose which company . While eating it he tasted something gross, he spit it out...

Problems of politicians involved with science

Dr. Jack Kevorkian had been criticized for helping people in euthanasia, killing themselves to avoid pain of severe disease. His apparatus had no complaints, as it worked with no pain. It relaxed the person. put them to sleep, and then stopped the...

Options to create peace in Israel

International press is making news about creating peace in Isreal. Most propose that peace can be made by sitting down with the top politicians of both sides together to hammer out an agreement. . A serious deterrent to a peace agreement is the...