Political advertising is a content-rich practice; however, President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney continue deploying short-form executions for equally important long-form narratives.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) announced that all legislation scheduled for consideration next week are postponed in light of the shooting that left six people dead and 12 injured including Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
The House will vote in November on a bill to provide $250 payments to Social Security recipients to make up for the lack of a cost-of-living increase for next year, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday.
Sunday looks to be the day that might be considered the day that will define U.S. President Obama's legacy. The United States' House of Representatives is preparing to vote on the Health Care Reform package Sunday, needing 216 votes.
MANILA –Sen. Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III was criticized for his “dangerous” position in forewarning the Supreme Court against accepting any appointment the outgoing President might make for the position of Chief Justice.
"The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2009," a 1,279 page 'reform' bill passed by the House, does little to protect consumers while insuring up to $4 trillion to Wall Street from the government should the need arise.
MANILA – Seven-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s transfer to Sarangani Province to seek a seat in Congress may not have been occasioned by his intention to serve the birthplace of his wife but mainly due to another pressing reason.
MANILA – Two days before Congress will hold a joint session to determine whether to cut short or extend the implementation of martial law in Maguindanao, Speaker Prospero Nograles has expressed optimism the congressmen will back the military takeover.
MANILA - A proposed law that grants additional retirement, survivorship and other benefits to members of the judiciary may soon be ratified by the House of Representatives as a way of promoting equity and maintaining competence in the judicial system.
Speaker Prospero C. Nograles in the Philippines declared yesterday that “there is nothing unusual or even unconstitutional” in the creation of a new legislative district in Camarines Sur, which was contained in the recently Republic Act 9716.
Mounting job cuts are increasing voter displeasure with the current administration. Does this mean a super majority for Congressional Democrats? If so we may see sweeping reforms enacted with the Republican minority powerless to intervene.
It has been reported with great fanfare, that Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives have remained in the Capitol to urge Speaker Nancy Pelosi to call back the Congress. What has hardly been reported is that the Senate is in session.
Brazilian parliament members' fine leather shoes are now expected to shine more than the protruded, empty and wormy bellies of the countries' hungry children. Believe it or not, the House Speaker is calling all House members to wear shiny shoes.