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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - House Of Representatives
Overcoming vocal opposition from both ends of the spectrum, the House of Representatives easily passed a bipartisan budget proposal that aims to prevent another government shutdown for the next two years, clearing the way for it to be approved by the Senate and quickly signed into law by President Obama.
After the 2010 elections, Republicans won enough seats to have a comfortable margin of votes in the House of Representatives. Because all spending bills, constitutionally speaking, must originate in the House, we presented House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican, with the ability to spend the nation's money.
Why do women have abortions late in their pregnancies? It could be because they are often college-age, in a shaky relationship with the would-be father, and have financial problems, especially when a $650 first-trimester abortion time-lags into an $1,850 procedure, says a new study.
EXCLUSIVE: The Washington Times has learned just 101 members of the House of Representatives have enrolled in the Washington, D.C. health care exchange. The deadline to sign up is Monday.
All one has to do is think back over the developments of the past few months to begin to grasp the futility of making comfortable political predictions. Those in the business of doing so might as well take jobs predicting the course of the next hurricane or next month's weather.
The Obama administration is as transparent as the blacked-out papers the Justice Department sends in response to congressional inquiries into the Fast and Furious gunrunning scandal. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. continues his defiance of the House of Representatives, which found him in contempt last year for his refusal to hand over readable documents that could explain why Mr. Holder and his department lied to Congress about the sale of guns to drug kingpins in Mexico.
Food stamps should be considered a separate issue
The Senate's non-discrimination act grants special status because of sexual preference
President Obama on Tuesday summoned leading CEOs to the White House to showcase support for a broad immigration reform package, telling Republicans that the business community's position should make it "easy" to get the measure through the House.
For three years we have asked for a vote on the Federal Reserve Transparency Act, or "Audit the Fed," but the Senate has not addressed it.
The Democrat goal is to import millions of grateful new voters
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday there is a bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives ready to pass a comprehensive immigration overhaul bill, but she may never get the chance to prove it if GOP Speaker John A. Boehner doesn't bring a vote in the Republican-lead House.
The shutdown cock-up and a demand for a new leader
The debt deal simply hastens the day of reckoning
On Oct. 16, Congress passed a debt bill that President Obama signed, staving off the threatened Treasury default and sending furloughed employees back to work ("Back in business: Obamacare undented as shutdown ends, debt default avoided," Web, Oct. 17). Many politicians and news outlets had their own interpretation of what happened and many clueless voters have been kept in the dark throughout America. These voters were led to believe varied false narratives from the sublime to the ridiculous.