WASHINGTON (AP) — The former deputy director of the CIA is rejecting claims that political pressure to protect President Barack Obama and onetime Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton forced him to edit the widely debunked talking points on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attack.
WASHINGTON (AP) — General Motors CEO Mary Barra is back before Congress, where members of a Senate subcommittee are expressing doubts that the culture at the nation's No. 1 automaker has really changed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to renew a program of benefits for the long-term unemployed has taken another step toward likely Senate approval. That comes despite complaints from Republicans that Democrats are refusing to allow votes on possible changes.
President Obama said in a press conference today that 'Time is running out' for Washington to pass the payroll tax cut and unemployment extension. With a bill ready to sign, the democrats and republicans can not find middle ground.
The efforts to save the tax breaks for workers seems to have been abandoned as no compromise was met to extend the tax cuts. Now, Washington is packing up and headed out for their holiday recess, leaving Americans wondering if their paychecks will be smaller this year.