Senior administration officials say President Barack Obama planned to take military action against Syria without congressional authorization, but told aides Friday night that he changed his mind.
“Understandably, people would be concerned,” the president said. “I would be, too, if I weren’t inside the government.”
According to McCaskill, Congress has demanded that at least 200 missing soldiers be found each year but fewer than 100 are being recovered annually.
“We’re looking at a state that is ranked 47th in the country in regards to funding of public transit so we’re going to have to think creatively and outside the box…”
“You kind of get a sense when you’re hear as opposed to in D.C. four days a week of just how frustrated people are when they look at Congress,” he told KMOX News Monday.
Buford tells KMOX the League is in a good place right now, despite seeing some cuts due to sequestration.
Fees in 1997 totaled $95. Today it costs an immigrant $675 in fees related to naturalization. That is a barrier to citizenship, says the ICIRR.
Both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are considering plans to raise the penalty for straw purchasing a gun.
This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.