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One House member who has put plenty of mileage on his 2003 Volkswagen Passat is steering clear of weighing in on his colleague’s proposal to look into taxing drivers by the mile.
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) reintroduced legislation on Tuesday that would require the government to study the most practical ways of taxing commuters based on how far they drive. The bill, H.R. 3638, would help fund federal highway programs.
Former Vice President Cheney, who suffered his first heart attack in 1978, says he is now more worried about his knee than his heart after receiving a heart transplant in 2012.
“From the standpoint of physical limitations, I don’t think there are any,” Cheney said Tuesday night. “I’ve got a bad knee, but that’s because I played too much football while I was in high school.”
Lawmakers are in for an early holiday gift: the publisher behind the first graphic novel penned by a member of Congress is sending a digital copy to each of Rep. John Lewis’s (D-Ga.) colleagues.
March: Book One was released to lots of fanfare in August and topped The New York Times bestseller list. It details the 73-year-old congressman and civil rights leader’s memories of the March on Washington and the fight for equality in the 1960s.
The Democrats’ home inspired Amazon's TV series “Alpha House.”
Members of Congress are now allowed to get a little more in the holiday spirit.
Bashir is the second MSNBC personality to leave after controversial comments in a month.
“Mike Tomlin is a man of the highest integrity," says the GOP congressman.
Obama might be a constant presence on the airwaves after he leaves the White House.