On Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) proposed an unusual solution to the lack of bipartisan support for raising the debt limit. The McConnell plan would give President Barack Obama the unprecedented power to increase the debt limit in increments, up to $2.4 trillion, without Congressional approval for offsetting spending cuts.
The debt limit negotiations between President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders came to a sudden, if temporary, stop on Wednesday, with the President walking out on the talks. This is according to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who gave reporters in the Capital an account of the meeting.
Madeline Gainforte, a Milwaukee resident, is teaching local residents about the benefits of alternative treatments.
On Wednesday, Representative Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) uploaded a video onto his website, in which he accuses President Barack Obama of lying and trying to scare the American people about the possibility of the United States defaulting. Walsh urged the President to change tactics and convince the Democrats to support a Balanced Budget Amendment. The video can be viewed below.
President Barack Obama walked out of a deficit meeting with high-ranking Republican lawmakers.
Republicans were unable to pass a law that would have allowed consumers to continue purchasing old-style incandescent light bulbs.
The U.S. Department of Justice is drawing fire over a memorandum it released last week, in which the DOJ essentially says State laws regarding the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes are irrelevant when it comes to the prosecution of growers, sellers and distributors of the drug.
Many people may want to try holistic medicine treatments instead of what their doctor is prescribing; but for some, alternative medicine is unaffordable.
President Barack Obama’s Administration implemented a measure on Monday that would require some States to report multiple sales of semiautomatic rifles to Federal authorities.
With so many recent, conflicting court decisions on what police and other law enforcement officials can and cannot do regarding citizens’ technological property, it is easy for one to get confused about his or her rights. With this in mind, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) recently released the “Know Your Rights” guide, which offers a variety of tips on interacting with officials during searches and seizures of cellphones, computers and more.