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(Springfield, IL) -- Congressman Rodney Davis says jobs are high on the GOP agenda as the new Congress prepares to meet for its first session next week. The Illinois Republican delivered his party's weekly address Saturday. Davis vowed to focus on legislation to create jobs and...
(Washington, DC) -- Vice President Joe Biden is urging Americans to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Biden filled in for President Obama to deliver Saturday's weekly address. He said enrolling in a quality health care plan will make it that much easier...
(Washington, DC) -- Muriel Bowser is now officially the mayor of Washington, DC. Bowser took the oath of office Friday morning at the Washington Convention Center. She went on to say that she wants to build a government that the District deserves. DC Mayor Muriel Bowser talks...
(Washington, DC) -- The work of the 113th Congress is now complete. Members formally adjourned in a brief House session Friday. The 114th Congress will gavel in on Tuesday. New members of the House and Senate will be sworn-in and the House is expected to re-elect Ohio Republican...
(Washington, DC) -- The "No Child Left Behind" education reform law is getting a big overhaul. "Politico" reports that Republicans want to dramatically reduce the federal role in education. "No Child Left Behind" was one of former President George W. Bush's top legislative...
(Washington, DC) -- Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is recovering from injuries that happened while exercising. The Nevada Democrat broke a number of ribs and bones in his face when a piece of exercise equipment broke, causing him to take a nasty spill. Reid's office...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama and former President Bill Clinton are praising the late former New York Governor Mario Cuomo. Cuomo died of heart failure Thursday at the age of 82. President Obama called Cuomo a "champion of progressive values" and an "unflinching voice for...
(New York, NY) -- One of Mario Cuomo's highlight moments was the speech he gave at the Democratic National Convention in 1984. The former three-time New York governor challenged Ronald Reagan's comparison of America to a "shining city on a hill." Cuomo passed away yesterday at...
(New York, NY) -- Millions of New Yorkers and Democrats across the nation are mourning the death of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo. He died Thursday at the age of 82. Cuomo passed away just six hours after his oldest son and current governor Andrew Cuomo was inaugurated to...