Well maybe rapper Nelly is smarter than he seems!
A bill attempting to authorize the use of America's full military force against Iran is being introduced to Congress on Thursday by Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ), who is currently seeking a co-sponsor.
Despite the government shutdown closing national parks and monuments across the country, thousands of people congregated on the National Mall today to call attention to the need for comprehensive immigration reform.
Congress’ approval rating is down to 11 percent, according to a Gallup poll released Monday, which is hardly surprising given the shutdown. But Public Policy Polling has found a more interesting way to measure its popularity.
President Reagan dealt with Democrats in Congress using the debt limit to extract budget concessions multiple times.
It is easy to see where our national priorities are as hundreds of thousands of defense employees are put on unpaid leave during the shutdown. In the meantime, bases with drone technicians are still running, to the frustration of the rest of the world.
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Congress has until midnight Monday to pass a spending bill that appeases both sides of the aisle or face a partial government shutdown. The government last closed shop almost two decades ago under former president Bill Clinton — it stretched for a total of 21 days. Usually, a shutdown runs for less than one week.