WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill to permanently repair the formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, marking a rare bipartisan achievement and sending the issue next to the Senate.
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WASHINGTON - Overcoming internal divisions on defense spending, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday narrowly approved a non-binding federal budget plan calling for $5.5 trillion in domestic spending cuts over 10 years.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Representative Aaron Schock, who became more famous for his abdominal muscles and "Downton Abbey"-style office decor than for his legislative accomplishments, on Thursday cited God, the Bible and Abraham Lincoln in his farewell to Congress.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon's notoriously slow, bureaucratic and wasteful acquisition system is eroding America's military technological edge and must be reformed, Senator John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said on Thursday.
- Former U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. was released from an Alabama prison on Thursday after serving time for misusing about $750,000 in campaign funds on luxuries including fur capes and a Rolex watch, local media reported.