Articles tagged with: Congress

12 February 2015

Congress sends Obama pipeline bill

Posted in U.S. & World News

Wash. D.C. -- President Obama could be preparing to use his veto powers for the first time against the new Republican-led Congress.   Wednesday night the House passed a final version of a bill, aut ...

20 January 2015

Obama expected to urge congress to cut middle class taxes

Posted in Politics

Expanding America's economic comeback is the theme of President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday night. He's also expected to talk about the rising income gap and tax hikes and breaks. The White H ...

08 July 2014

Border Crisis: $3.7 billion problem

Posted in U.S. & World News

(NBC News)  President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to help deal with the growing immigration crisis along the southern border.The money would be used to beef up the ...

30 June 2014

Obama says he'll go it alone on immigration

Posted in Regional, Politics, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) President Obama vowed Monday to use executive actions to address illegal immigration and the ongoing humanitarian crisis developing along the U.S. border. Mr. Obama said obstructionism by ...

30 May 2014

Congress moves to protect medical marijuana

Posted in Politics, U.S. & World News, Health

For the first time, Congress is taking action to protect – not condemn – medical marijuana use. Friday the GOP led U.S. House passed a measure that would prohibit the drug enforcement agency fr ...