Tag Archives: House of Representatives

Democratic rep's bill would give 'poor' pols crashing in their offices cheap housing

Rep. Dan Donovan, R-NY, is one of several representatives who bunk overnight in their offices.  (Congress) A Democratic congressman wants to create affordable housing in Washington, DC — for members of the House. As the nation’s capital struggles with a homeless crisis, Mississippi Rep. Bennie Thompson plans to introduce legislation as soon as this week calling for a study into converting a ...

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Trump says electing Dems would 'totally kill' his successes

Democrats’ policies would kill the prosperity the U.S. has enjoyed this year if they win the 2018 midtern elections, President Trump tweeted Sunday. “Why would smart voters want to put Democrats in Congress in 2018 Election when their policies will totally kill the great wealth created during the months since the Election. People are much better off now not to ...

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University of Virginia to remove Confederate plaques, ban open flames – Which Confederate statues were removed? A running list

The University of Virginia is removing Confederate plaques from its Rotunda, strengthening its ban on open flames and giving funds from an old KKK pledge to the Charlottesville violence victims as it grapples with the Aug. 11 white nationalist rally on its campus. The school’s student council signed on to a list of demands from a diverse group of students ...

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Fort Bragg soldiers charged in deadly NC parking lot shooting

Mug shots for (l. to r.) Ferris Brown, Javier Rashad Johnson and Daivon Tahjai Chambers.  (Fayetteville Police Department) Two Fort Bragg soldiers and a third man have been arrested and charged with murdering two men they allegedly were trying to rob in a North Carolina restaurant parking lot. Fayetteville Police Department announced Satureday the arrests of 20-year-old Ferris Brown, 19-year-old ...

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Congressman's 8-page chauffeur memo revealed

Prepare a cup of black coffee, make sure his toiletries are organized, have a camera charged and clean the car of any garbage — these are all things an aide must do before picking up Indiana Rep. Todd Rokita from his home each day. The unusual list of demands — confirmed to Fox News as authentic by spokesman for Rokita’s 2018 U.S. Senate ...

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WILL PELOSI RETIRE? Expert vote-counter will tell us when she's leaving

We’ll all know when it’s time for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to go. That’s because she’ll tell us. Nobody counts votes better than Pelosi — whether it’s ginning up support for ObamaCare or marshaling votes for her own leadership contest. Some Democrats turned on her when Democrats failed to get within striking distance of reclaiming the House last ...

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Pruning tips for spring roses

 (Lenkin Design Inc: Landscape and Garden Design/Houzz) After the threat of frost has passed, hit the garden armed in your toughest clothes and sharpened pruners for the annual task of cutting back the roses. While gardeners may share different insights on the art of rose pruning, one thing is certain: While roses’ winter dormancy persists, it’s time to prune, ensuring ...

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When to replace home siding

 (Vinyl Siding Institute/Houzz)  (Vinyl Siding Institute/Houzz)  (Opal Enterprises Inc/Houzz) We’re always taught it’s what inside that matters. But when it comes to your house, that doesn’t always hold true. The exterior of your home is arguably just as important as the interior when it comes to looks. After all, it’s the first thing you see when you arrive home, and ...

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