U.S. Congress

Automatic Budget Cuts Largely Unseen but Ticking Away

April 3, 2013, 11:19 pm

After one month of sequestration, some are asking what all the noise was about but those on the front line tell a different story.

In United States, High-skilled Visa Requests Likely to Exceed Supply

April 2, 2013, 11:54 am

The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the [...]

How the Sequester Could Impact San Francisco

March 28, 2013, 6:00 am

While the full impact of cuts resulting from the federal sequester is still uncertain, the mayor’s budget office estimates the Central Subway project, the city’s public [...]

In for the Long Haul on Gun Control

March 14, 2013, 7:15 am

Three of four gun reform bills have passed the Senate, but the debate over gun control has not died down.

Sequester Could Impact Military Businesses This Week

March 3, 2013, 9:40 am

President Barack Obama says the sequester—$42 billion in spending cuts—that took effect March 2 will hit military businesses and towns surrounding military bases this [...]

Sequestration: Top 4 States With Largest Losses

February 28, 2013, 6:03 am

The sequester deadline is approaching on Mar. 1, and if President Barack Obama and Congress do not work together to come up with a plan, then automatic budget cuts will go [...]

Emotions High in Senate Hearing on Gun Control

February 28, 2013, 6:00 am

There were emotional outbursts, yelling, spontaneous applause, and ultimately tears at a Senate hearing on gun control in Washington, D.C., Wednesday.

Concerns Around Hagel and Brennan Clouded by Politics

February 20, 2013, 6:00 am

President Barack Obama’s nominations of Chuck Hagel and John Brennan as U.S. defense secretary and CIA director, respectively, have been unusually delayed in the Senate.

Rep. Royce Speaks for Taiwan, Southern California, and Freedom

February 15, 2013, 8:57 pm

Recently back from his first foreign trip as the new chairman of the House Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) talked about his ideas for the year.

President and Senate Support Immigration Reform

January 30, 2013, 9:48 pm

Action on immigration reform in the United States appears likely with President Barack Obama announcing reforms Tuesday and earlier Senate proposals indicating bipartisan [...]

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