Higher interest rates could hamper plans for a tax code overhaul, which GOP lawmakers hope to have a bill for by August.
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What I and many other people oppose is repealing the law with no plan in mind.
There are more former almond farmers in Congress than there are physicists. They outnumber chemists and microbiologists, too.
By Scotty Schenck, photo editor The controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline bill passed in Congress today. The pipeline is proposed to be built to transport oil sands from Canada to refineries in Texas along the Gulf Coast. The Canadian company TransCanada Corporation wants to build the pipeline. After being debated […]
Midterm elections marked losses for Democrats both in Mass. and across the nation as Republican Charlie Baker was elected governor and Republicans gained control of the Senate by winning seven new seats.
It would take a major abuse of power to ever see piles of tires burning on the steps of the Capitol. That being said, the Ukrainian uprising does cast a new lens on a recent issue in US politics: the debt ceiling.
Tuesday’s special congressional election primary left democratic State Sen. Katherine Clark and republican attorney Frank Addivinola vying for the US House of Representatives seat left vacant by Ed Markey.
Despite the estimated 800,000 to 1,000,000 federal employees (Federation of Government Employees) that are expected to be furloughed and the numerous government benefits at risk, Congress will continue to get paid.
If Congress fails to get it together by tomorrow, the United States faces some pretty significant spending cuts, also known as the sequester – anyone who has turned on CNN in the last two weeks is already probably sick of the word. But what I wasn’t so sure about, and what a lot of the news coverage fails to address, is whether I – a student at a large research university – am screwed.