The Senate Finance Committee this week will begin consideration of a $9 billion infusion to keep the U.S. Highway Trust Fund running through the end of the year.
President Barack Obama told top U.S. lawmakers that he won’t need additional congressional approval for the options he’s considering in response to the sectarian violence in Iraq.
Jennifer Day spends 12 percent of her monthly take-home pay on debt that funded a master’s degree in urban and regional planning, money she’d rather be saving toward a home.
U.S. Senate Republicans elected John Thune of South Dakota to become the third-ranking leader in a revision of their top team prompted by Senator Lamar Alexander’s decision to step aside.
"Obviously there's a populist appeal to it."
- John Thune on Jul 24, 2014