Culbreth is hardly alone in his struggles. In Pennsylvania, nearly 500,000 people remain out of work, and out of those, the Philadelphia Unemployment Project said 87,000 are on long-term unemployment benefits.
The chairs of the House and Senate Budget Committees, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., have announced a budget deal that will set spending levels for the next two years, preempting another government shutdown in January.
Voters are heading to the polls in New Jersey today to pick a successor to the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.
That’s according to Public Policy Polling, which released the results of its latest survey following the government shutdown.
Visiting the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall is a history lesson but it’s unavailable due to another historic event; the first government shutdown in 17 years.
Most Americans blame congressional Republicans for the partial government shutdown, likening their behavior to that of “spoiled children,” says a new CNN poll.
A newly released national poll suggests that not only are Americans dissatisfied with Congress, but they also seem resigned to the idea that little can be done to change things in Washington.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act says college students are to be considered responsible adults and are allowed to determine who will receive information about them.
Chris discusses President Obama’s statement on Trayvon Martin and Race, the impending birth of the royal baby, and the bankruptcy of Detroit. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, John Hayward from Human Events, and Rob Levine from Holt’s Cigar Company.
A new poll strongly suggests the people have already made their minds up.
Millions of college students paying their way though school could see up to $4,600 tacked on to their debt if nothing changes.
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.
Ten members of Congress are urging the Washington Redskins to change their name because it is offensive to many Native Americans.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie used his 100th town hall meeting on Wednesday in Manahawkin, Ocean County to discuss long term recovery plans in the wake of Hurricane Sandy now that congress is moving the complete $60-billion aid package.
“It’s a big relief now but I got to tell you it’s been a torturous process.” New Jersey Republican Congressman Frank LoBiondo said.