House Speaker John Boehner Resigns From CongressHouse Speaker John Boehner is resigning from Congress at the end of October, giving up his seat in the house.
Pelosi's Leadership Crucial As Fiscal Cliff Bill Heads To Divided HouseIn a New Year's Day drama that climaxed in the middle of the night, the Senate endorsed legislation negating a fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts by 89-8 early Tuesday.
GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours
Construction Resumes On Oakland International Airport Control TowerConstruction has resumed on the new control tower at Oakland International Airport. U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, D-California, who came to the airport Tuesday, warned that work could stop again unless Congress meets another funding deadline for the Federal Aviation Administration.