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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Steny Hoyer

Can Congress Be Responsible?

WASHINGTON — There was a moment in the last quarter-century when the Congress of the United States made the nation proud. It did so across all its usual lines of division: Republican and Democratic, conservative and liberal, hawk and dove. In early January 1991, the Senate and the House staged searching and often eloquent debates […]

September 15, 2014

U.S. Senators Strike Deal To Extend Jobless Insurance

Washington (AFP) – U.S. senators struck a bipartisan deal to reinstate emergency benefits for two million of America’s long-term unemployed, easing a months-long congressional impasse. A group of 10 senators thrashed out the agreement, which would extend for five more months the benefits that ran out in late 2013 amid congressional bickering over how to […]

March 14, 2014