Political

(Washington, DC) -- House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is cheering a bipartisan deal in the House on a so-called "doc fix." Compromise legislation will change the way doctors get reimbursed by Medicare. The bill also extends healthcare benefits for poor children and makes some...
(Washington, DC) -- Actor Ben Affleck and Microsoft founder Bill Gates are making a big pitch for more international development. In a Senate hearing, Affleck said U.S. assistance is making a difference in underdeveloped nations. Affleck is the founder of the Eastern Congo...
(Washington, DC) -- Pope Francis will meet with President Obama at the White House during his U.S. trip in September. The White House says the pontiff will come to the executive mansion on September 23rd. According to a White House statement, the Pope and the President will...
(Washington, DC) -- A top government official says the U.S.-led airstrikes on ISIS are weakening the terrorist group. Retired General John Allen told the House Foreign Affairs Committee the air campaign is "clearly degrading" their capabilities. Allen is President Obama's...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is expected to give his full support to new rules to protect consumers from predatory payday lending practices. Obama is scheduled to speak in Alabama just hours after the government's consumer watchdog arm announces the proposed regulations...
(Undated) -- Mitt Romney would've done things differently than President Obama when it comes to Bowe Bergdahl. The former Republican presidential candidate thinks the President broke the law by failing to go to Congress before agreeing to release five Taliban prisoners in...
(Montgomery, AL) -- A commemorative march from Selma-to-Montgomery, Alabama is now over. Thousands took part in the march's final leg on Wednesday. When they reached the steps of the state capitol, the daughters of Martin Luther King, Junior and former Alabama Governor George...
(Undated) -- Most Americans are taking a dim view of how President Obama and Congressional Republicans are handling negotiations over Iran's nuclear program. A CBS News poll out this morning finds only 38-percent of people surveyed approve of the job Obama is doing, while 47-...
(Montgomery, AL) -- Jesse Jackson, Junior is being released from a federal prison camp in Alabama today. He's been serving a 30-month sentence for using 750-thousand dollars in campaign donations to buy luxury goods and vacations. He'll complete his sentence at a halfway house...