A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates. Maybe […]
Chris analyzes why President Obama fails to embrace same sex marriage with the same zeal as Vice-President Joe Biden and other members of his cabinet. He talks to CBS 3′s Nicole Brewer in Ocean City, NJ as they vote whether or not to allow patrons to bring alcohol in restaraunts and to Beasley Reece about the suspensions to Cole Hamels and Claude Giroux.
Chris recounts his experience at the Mitt Romney/Tea Party event last night at the Franklin Institute. He details Newt Gingrich’s visit to the St. Louis Zoo and the end of Blue Dog Democrats. He also talks to Secretary of the Commonwealth, Carol Aichele, about the new Voter ID Law.
Congress hasn’t passed a budget since 2009, and frustration over the partisan deadlock has some lawmakers pushing a bill that would block their pay if they continue to miss deadlines.
Congress is considering making an important change to a law that hasn’t been touched since the heyday of VHS tapes. It’s all about privacy.
Efforts to privatize liquor sales in Pennsylvania got a boost yesterday when the legislature’s prime supporter of the idea announced he’s not going to run for Congress.
A South Jersey congressman is ready to propose federal legislation that could pave the way for legalized sports betting in the Garden State.
Top Republicans have been unable to agree on a new map of Pennsylvania’s 18 congressional districts after weeks of private meetings and, with campaign season already under way, they acknowledge they are still working through differences over politics and geography.
Chris discusses the conflict over President Obama’s job speech. He talks to Matt Brouillette of the Commonwealth Foundation about the privatization of Pennsylvania’s liquor stores and to Governor Tom Corbett about dealing with Hurricane Irene.
With all the economic uncertainty of the last couple weeks, there has been an increasing call for Congress and the White House to forget about summer vacations, return to Washington and do something.
The loss of the U.S. AAA bond rating should be more than a wake-up call – it’s an alarm. With a dow falling 634 points as a result of Standard & Poor’s downgrade, there is no doubt about the serious impact on our economy. Combined with what is happening in Europe, responsive action is imperative.
The debt and deficit deal of last week doesn’t solve anything, according to a lawyer and author who says the only hope for the future is to carefully change the Constitution, and not by amendment.
Fitzpatrick: “Democracy is a messy business, but in the end the system did work in as much everyone’s views were heard.”
Andrews: “I think this deal is good for the country.”
Travelers at Philly International Airport have mixed opinions about the move. Some say they’re not surprised, others are simply angry.