Did October’s Shutdown Showdown Advance D.C. Budget Autonomy?
Although October’s partial federal government shutdown was a tense stretch for the District, those 16 days might help ease the way for budget autonomy. President Barack Obama’s fiscal 2015 budget is the strongest statement to . . . Continue Reading
Tea party challengers struggle to continue success
Four years after the tea party rocked the political world by ousting several prominent Republicans in Congress, the ultra-conservative movement finds itself with slimmer prospects as it moves into the new election . . . Continue Reading
Obama warns party to focus on 2014, not 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats could get walloped in the November elections. The party gets sleepy and distracted in the midterms. And its supporters simply may not show up to vote. Those . . . Continue Reading
Cooperation a Distant Goal for One Spending Bill
As appropriators try to build on the accord they reached in the $1.1 trillion omnibus while working on fiscal 2015 spending plans, some observers already are questioning whether the largest nondefense spending bill, Labor-HHS-Education, can be . . . Continue Reading
2 global leaders will preach at First United Methodist Church of Bradenton
March 08–March is a busy and exciting time around First United Methodist Church of Bradenton. During Lent, two important guest preachers will arrive. Bishop Wilfred Dimingu from the Methodist . . . Continue Reading
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Walmart Moms discuss what they want to see addressed during the first 100 days of the next presidency.