WASHINGTON (AP) — Just two weeks after President Barack Obama saw his Democratic Party put up an unyielding front against Republicans, his coalition is showing signs of stress. From health care to spying to pending […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday it supports expanding a caregivers benefit for grievously wounded veterans but only if Congress comes up with the billions needed to pay for the expansion. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jacob Lew was sworn in Thursday as the nation’s 76th Treasury secretary, one day before across-the-board government spending cuts kick in that could hold back the U.S. economy.
(AP) – A closer look finds that Congress is undergoing some of the changes that have altered the face of America in general, with women and minorities playing increasingly more prominent roles.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press Now that Social Security is paying more in benefits than it collects in taxes, there is a fierce debate among politicians, academics and advocates about whether those shortfalls are adding […]