As we all know by now, a series of storms swept across the Plains yesterday, and one of the most destructive tornadoes in history sliced through the towns of Newcastle and Moore, Oklahoma.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners, including the National Weather Service, continue to closely monitor the effects of severe weather that impacted Oklahoma and other areas within the Central United States, and at the President’s direction, are already providing resources to support the response.
The Center for Tax Justice released a report today with a state-by-state breakdown of the percentage of taxpayers affected by President Barack Obama’s tax proposal to limit tax breaks for high-income taxpayers.
Gov. Bob McDonnell sent a letter this morning to President Obama and Virginia’s congressional delegation calling for immediate action to prevent the implementation of the sequester.
I realize that the last thing you want to hear on New Year’s Eve is another speech from me. But I do need to talk about the progress that’s being made in Congress today.
Good afternoon, everybody. For the past couple of months, I’ve been working with leaders of both parties to try and forge an agreement that would grow our economy and shrink the deficit – a balanced plan that would cut spending in a responsible way but also ask the wealthiest Americans to pay a little more, [...]
This is my last political campaign, and it got me a little nostalgic. So I started thinking about some of my early campaigns – when I was running as a state senator, when I was running for U.S. senator back in my home state of Illinois