All Posts Tagged With: "measure"
Congress approved the $662 billion defense bill last Thursday after months of negotiating over how to handle arrested terrorist suspects without going against Americans’ constitutional rights. A compromise has been reached but it doesn’t mean that the fight is over. The Senate voted 86 to 13 in favor of the measure and it now requires [...]
A measure that would raise the United States debt limit by $2.4 trillion failed to get the House’s approval. The Democrats said that the vote for the legislation was rigged so that it would be defeated. The Republicans announced last week that the vote would demonstrate that they wouldn’t support any extension of the $14.3 [...]
Majority leader – Harry Reid is following the typical political dream that speaks of those promises and hopes of bringing a change in the country. Many a times, we’ve heard this word: “Change”, though no one has lived to see it. Nevertheless, it’s another day of your usual round table arguments, where Democrats are seeking [...]
On November 2, 2010 California voter’s rejected a recent initiative known as proposition 19, which would have legalized small amounts of recreational marijuana. The state of California is the place where controversial issues receive much attention and this one had the whole U.S. watching. This initiative arrived fourteen years after California decided to approve medical [...]