Children in poverty need a rescue line to pull toward a brighter future

...subsidized food and get subsidized health care, among the many public and private resources available to them. THE U.S. HOUSE reported that in 2012 alone, the federal government spent almost $800 billion on 92 poverty programs, including...

Baab: Fishing organization fights high ethanol fuel levels

...Act of 2015 has moved to the U.S. Senate. Keep America Fishing Supporters sent more than 1,400 messages to the U.S. House of Representatives about the bill, which is designed to cap the amount of ethanol in fuels at 10 percent."We need...

Policy changes aren't enough

...combat tours in Iraq only to come home and be extorted," Clyde said Wednesday to the oversight subcommittee of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee.Ways and Means, along with a House Judiciary subcommittee, is looking into changing or...

Joanne Caldwell

...capacities and was honorably discharged in 1987. While living in Arlington, Virginia, Mrs. Caldwell worked in the U.S. House of Representatives where she rose to be a Legislative Floor Clerk assisting with the processing of federal legislation...

Bottom line

...Machiavelli's advice is awfully dated, even for a 16th-century treatise. But sadly, it's still in use today.Enter U.S. House Speaker John Boehner's decision to punish several Republican congressmen for daring to challenge his speakership this...

Bottom line

...among us, in their mothers' wombs, deserve nothing less than a chance at life.Also expected today is a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortions more than 20 weeks...

Group files ethics complaint against Sanford

...filed its complaint against McCrory with the state Ethics Commission. The complaint against Sanford was filed with the U.S. House Ethics Committee by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Wash ington, a nonpartisan watchdog group.Asked about...

Qualifying for District 7 Augusta Commission special election starts Monday

...Augusta Animal Services' high kill rate to "trying to save money in the budget."Pittman, who named former Republican U.S. House candidate John Stone among his political helpers, said his conservative politics reflect most who live in west Augusta...

Graham lines up presidential bid

...Senate campaign and served as campaign manager for Graham's re-election in 2008 and 2014. Graham was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994 and to the Senate in 2002 and re-elected in 2008.

Source of Yu funds remain a mystery

ATLANTA - The source of funds that U.S. House candidate Eugene Yu has funneled into his campaign remain...started his Senate campaign and later switched to the U.S. House race in the 12th District."I hope that Mr. Yu will...