The Labor Department says the unemployment rate stayed at 7.8 percent last month. November’s rate was revised higher from an initially reported 7.7 percent.
He says passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was one of the major accomplishments made during his eight years in office.
The measure cleared the Senate early Tuesday, hours after Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell sealed a deal.
McCaskill admitted the deal “isn’t perfect” but said “it achieves what’s most important here by protecting middle class families.”
Missouri could lose about $125 million in federal funding for various programs and the state’s military-related economy could take a $1 billion hit.
The 53-year-old Kirk suffered a stroke last year which limited movement on the left side of his body. He’s undergone rehabilitation for his movement and speech.
State Sen. Donne Trotter was charged Wednesday with a felony count for allegedly trying to board an aircraft with a weapon.
They all have one thing in common: They believe they were sent to Congress by voters who want to see action, even if it requires compromise.
Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.
President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.