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President Obama, under fire for suspending trials of suspected terrorists and for phasing out the Guantanamo prison in Cuba, has invited relatives of 9/11 victim's to the White House for a meeting today.
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) has introduced a bill in Congress called the Jobs for Veterans Act. It offers tax incentives to businesses that hire Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ultimate Fighting Championship has come to Washington to engage in the city's ultimate sport: lobbying.
WASHINGTON - For Long Island's four House Democrats, the $819-billion economic recovery package that they helped their party approve in Congress yesterday was a must-pass bill, its spending and tax cuts needed to get things moving again.
Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., introduced the Jobs for Veterans Act, H.R. 620, into Congress on Jan. 22. His bill offers a tax incentive to businesses that hire Iraq and Afghanistan veterans - a win-win plan to help veterans and businesses get through the tough economy.
WASHINGTON - President Obama is poised to vault over his biggest legislative hurdle Wednesday when the House is expected to pass his $825 billion stimulus package, with or without the Republican minority.
A bill forcing cellphone cameras to make a sound when taking shots has been introduced in Congress, with its sponsor citing voyeuristic and exploitative picture-taking as the reason behind it.
Just as talk gets serious about cutting U.S. troop levels in Iraq, Congress also appears to be getting serious about providing limited free mailing privileges so that letters and small packages can be sent by friends and family to deployed service members.
High-flying Citigroup executives, trying desperately to hang on to their new, $50 million luxury jet, took heavy flak yesterday from the White House and Congress after The Post revealed how the beleaguerred bank is blowing taxpayers' rescue funds.