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You may not know Chaka Fattah but you should. Fattah has helped more than 25 million individuals through programs and initiatives he has created since…

Senate leaders announced today that they have reached a deal to end the government shutdown in time to avoid a possible U.S. default.  Details on…

HOUSE APPROVES BACK PAY!!!! Furloughed government workers can smile now because it looks like they will be getting paid for their days off!   NBCNews reports: The House on Saturday unanimously approved legislation to guarantee retroactive pay for furloughed federal workers after the government shutdown ends. The vote was 407-0. The back pay measure was […]

via WUSA 9  The House of Representatives have passed a bill to fund the D.C government. This bill now goes to the Senate for further approval. “Provide Local Funding for the District of Columbia Act” is to fund District of Columbia through December 15. In government shutdowns before, the government considered trash removal non-essential. But, D.C. Mayor, Vincent Gray […]

Earlier Friday, Senate Republicans joined with the Democratic majority to pass a bill that will keep the government running past the Monday deadline, despite the…

(Annapolis, MD)  –  A bill legalizing same-sex marriages in Maryland is on its way to Governor Martin O’Malley’s desk after being approved yesterday in the…

(Annapolis, MD)  —  A bill legalizing same-sex marriages in Maryland is on its way to Governor Martin O’Malley’s desk after being approved yesterday in the state Senate.  The vote was 25-22. The governor has promised to sign the bill into law. However,opponents are already organizing a petition drive which would put the issue on the […]