The Republican-led House of Representatives approved a bill on Friday that will cut $227 million from the legislative branch, according to The Hill.
President Barack Obama’s Administration recently indicated that it would support efforts in Congress to repeal the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. Earlier this year, United States Attorney General Eric Holder was instructed by the Administration to stop defending DOMA in court.
A bill that is up for consideration before the House Foreign Affairs Committee could cut billions of dollars in aid to Middle Eastern countries. The bill would prevent aid from going to countries until it is determined that they are not run by groups that are hostile to the United States.
Although using an inhaler can temporarily relieve asthmatic lungs, a new study has found that doctor-patient contact is what makes patients feel better. According to researchers, this could lead to new treatments for depression and other related mental disorders that could possibly be eased by greater doctor-patient interactions.
About a week after President Barack Obama vowed to veto any short-term solution to the debt ceiling issue, the Commander in Chief appears to have flip-flopped on his stance.