Congress didn’t completely fall off the “fiscal cliff,” but they’re still hanging onto the edge. By waiting until the last minute to scrape together a limited bill, Congress sidelined some major fiscal issues they initially sought to resolve before the new year.
A Capitol Hill deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” was proving elusive Sunday as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and other federal agencies grew perilously near.
Milk, cheese, butter, and all things dairy could spike in price after the first of the year if a new farm bill isn’t finalized.
House Speaker John Boehner is proposing a ‘Plan B’ option to keep taxes from increasing on people making less than $1 million on Jan. 1.
The struggling U.S. Postal Service is reporting a record annual loss of $15.9 billion.
Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.
Gov. Rick Perry is calling for the repeal of the White House-backed federal health care reform law and urging Washington to stop trampling states’ rights.
Cruz has become a national sensation since his upset July victory over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst to win the Republican senatorial nomination.
Texas State Rep. Marc Veasey has been elected to Congress to serve in a new U.S. House district in North Texas.
President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.
Former President Bill Clinton is coming to Texas to campaign for Democratic congressional hopeful Pete Gallego, who’s locked in one of the state’s few competitive races.
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.