House of Representatives
Diehl on Thursday said he is resigning both from his House speaker’s position and from his elected job as a Republican representative from suburban St. Louis.
The Senate will now have a chance to consider the legislation, but it’s unclear whether it will pass in that chamber.
The budget battle in Washington has kept many of U.S. senators and representatives away from a Midwestern conference of conservatives in suburban St. Louis.
President Barack Obama is railing against attempts by, quote, a “faction of the far right” to undermine his health care law.
Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.
The Senate has banned it, but House members still drive taxpayer-funded cars.
Paul Brandus of the West Wing Report talks to Doug and Debbie about the House of Representatives getting back to work. They also speak with Dr. Mehmet Oz and TV Guide’s Matt Roush.