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Term limits, now

Thanks to congressional redistricting, many members of the House of Representatives have jobs for life if they choose to keep running for reelection. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders: Is it maybe time for term limits for everybody?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , Congress , workforce , term limits , House ,

Friday - 02/01/2013, 02:00am EST

Lawmakers call on President to fill widespread IG vacancies

House and Senate lawmakers have called on President Barack Obama to fill inspector general vacancies at six large agencies, including open spots at the Departments of Homeland Security and State.

Tags: Congress , House , oversight , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , Darrell Issa , Elijah Cummings

Friday - 01/25/2013, 07:43pm EST

Democratic support for Hagel grows

Democratic support for Chuck Hagel's nomination for defense secretary grew on Thursday as the former Republican senator allayed concerns about his past statements on Israel and Iran.

Tags: Chuck Hagel , Leon Panetta , Barack Obama , DoD , Congress

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 11:34pm EST

Reid says Senate Dems will accept House debt bill

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Senate Democrats will support a House Republican bill extending the government's ability to borrow for four months.

Tags: House , budget , Congress , Harry Reid

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 12:10pm EST

Senate Democrats plan budget debate

Incoming Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray says Democrats controlling the chamber will attempt to pass a budget for the first time since 2009.

Tags: Congress , budget , Patty Murray

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 11:42am EST
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