| Feb 7, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Getting a Saturday morning letter will be a thing of the past starting in August.
The United States Postal Service announced Wednesday it will be halting Saturday delivery on first class letters, catalogs and publications later this year in an attempt...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:11 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Students applying for financial aid for the coming school year could find some comfort in a bipartisan student loan compromise taking shape in the Senate that would prevent interest rates from doubling and set a single rate each...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Immigration and government surveillance will be major topics this weekend on Sunday morning programs.
ABC's "This Week" talks to Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. A foreign...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Republicans have an opportunity for a get-out-of-jail moment with the fastest-growing slice of the electorate, Hispanics.
An immigration bill is likely to pass the Senate by the end of the month. The size and shape of the measure and the tone of the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:09 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate on Monday passed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that expands government subsidies for crop insurance, rice and peanuts, while making small cuts to food stamps.
The bill passed on a bipartisan 66-27 vote. Sens. Tim...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:56 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Congress passed a farm bill, Democrats had control of the House and the food stamp program was about half the size it is today.
That was five years ago.
Conservatives calling for an overhaul of the domestic food...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The attempted seduction of Sen. John Cornyn by immigration reformers is akin to my effort to get Neil Patrick Harris, the best emcee ever of any awards show, to sing at my next birthday. No matter how much I offer him, he'll turn me down.
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:02 PM
After several bitterly partisan battles on fiscal issues, bipartisanship seems to be breaking out on Capitol Hill in two other controversial areas: immigration reform and gun control.
While it’s too early to know if it will produce significant...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:29 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run around an unaccommodating Congress.
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Working on a new farm bill, the Senate recently defeated an amendment to change the sugar program but limited the crop insurance premium subsidies for high-income farmers before putting off further action on the bill until after a Memorial...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:47 PM
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| May 25, 2013
| 7:26 AM
UPDATED: This weekend on the Sunday morning talk circuit:
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will be a guest on CBS'"Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Discussing the national government's response to disasters will be Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.,...