House Of Representatives
A day after voting it down twice, the state House Tuesday night passed an amendment that will pump major new funding into roads, bridges and mass transit in Pennsylvania.
According to the CNN/ORC poll, which involved 841 adults and was conducted via phone between Oct. 18 and 20, just 38% of respondents feel positive about the Republican-controlled House.
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.
A local movement is brewing to award a U.S. Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor for a civilian, to one of the nation’s leaders in the woman’s suffrage movement.
Brian Sims won a decisive victory in the Democratic primary in Philadelphia’s 182nd District back in April of 2012, and late Tuesday night, he announced on his Facebook page that he’d clinched his place in the House of Representatives.
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.
Chris talks to Congressman Mike Kelly about a speech he made on government bureaucracy and to Jennifer Stefano from Americans for Prosperity. He also discusses former Vice-President Dick Cheney’s opinions of Sarah Palin and former Saturday Night Live Comedians views on making fun of the President.
Chris reviews Mitt Romney’s speech yesterday in front of the NAACP and details the United States Olympic Committees efforts to get Olympic Gyro in Reading Terminal Market to change their name. He talks Republican Senate Candidate Tom Smith about his campaign against Bob Casey and Kirsten Kukowski from the Republican National Committee about President Obama’s record of outsourcing.
Many college students will be watching the vote in the U.S. Senate on freezing interest on Federal Stafford Loans at 3.4 percent.
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.
The first trial of Republican defendants in Pennsylvania’s corruption scandal gets under way next week.
The widow of a Philadelphia state lawmaker this past week took the oath of office to succeed her late husband in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.