Last week, I had the pleasure of hearing General David Petraeus, U.S. Army Commander of the International Security Assistance Force and of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, testify before the House Armed Services Committee on Afghanistan.
Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its February 2011 job report. The economy added 192,000 jobs, while more than 15 million people are without a job.
Last week, the House of Representatives passed a measure to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year and cut $61 billion in the process. The bill was considered under an open amendment process, and there were hundreds of amendments offered and over a hundred votes cast over the span of a week. This after-action report will look solely at the Congressional appetite to cut s
A US lawmaker visiting Bahrain amid an 11-day uprising against the country's monarchy said Thursday that the US Fifth Fleet should remain headquartered there despite the unrest.
Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) issued the following statement in response to the release of President Obama’s FY2012 budget proposal: