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Congress sends Obama $1.1 T spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP and WAVY) — Congress cleared a $1.1 trillion spending bill for President Barack Obama’s signature late Saturday night after a day of Senate intrigue capped by a failed, largely symbolic Republican challenge to the administration’s new immigration policy. 996 more words

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suffers from a form of PTSD

Dennis Ivey, 42, served three years in the Navy during the Gulf War. When he talks about serving, a distant look crosses his eyes and he fights back tears. 26 more words

Homeless Families

State of Homelessness in America report, African-Americans disproportionately impacted

Today, The National Alliance to End Homelessness released its annual report, “The State of Homelessness in America,” which revealed that overall homeless decreased by one percent over the past two years.

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U.S. Fiscal Cliff Meltdown as Debt Exceeds GDP by TRILLIONS!

As the U.S. continues to spend trillions of dollars every single year, compounding more debt in the past few years than in all existence before it, we begin to see the cracks emerge. 121 more words


Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Each state must meet certain criteria to ensure recipients are being encouraged to work themselves out of welfare. The new program is called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). 61 more words


"Fiscal Cliffs" and Life in "Interesting Times"

Alliance members had the benefit this week of listening to four veteran political players discuss the election and its likely impact on discretionary funding and, specifically, FDA. 579 more words

Analysis And Commentary

Why The Fiscal Cliff "Deal" is Spelled P-O-R-K

by Keith Fitz-Gerald • January 8, 2013

After narrowly missing the fiscal cliff, the President went out of his way to thank the Senate and Congress for getting things done. 67 more words