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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reported progress Monday toward a deal to avoid a threatened default and end a two-week partial government shutdown as President Barack Obama called congressional leaders to the White House to press for an end to the impasse.
President Barack Obama is sounding an optimistic note saying there has been progress in the Senate toward resolving a standoff over the nation's debt and the partial government shutdown. But he cautions that if Republicans don't cooperate, "we stand a good chance of defaulting."
Republicans and Democrats in Congress lumbered through a day of political maneuvering Saturday while a threatened default by the Treasury crept uncomfortably closer and a partial government shutdown neared the end of its second week.
The conversation about whether or not "Redskins" is an offensive nickname is growing louder and reaching higher places. I am not impressed.
This college ranking isn't about the prestige; it's about which colleges deliver the best value. Only one local school made the list's top 100.
A Virginia congressman says Congress should vote before the U.S. would intervene in Syria and that the delay will allow the White House to build its case with Americans and the international community.