I Voted

Yoder Running Again For Indiana’s 9th District House Seat

August 17, 2015

Monroe County Council member Shelli Yoder is running again for southern Indiana's 9th District congressional seat. Read Story

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks from the Senate Chamber after opening a special session to extend surveillance programs in Washington, on Sunday.

Parts Of Patriot Act Expire, Even As Senate Moves On Bill Limiting Surveillance

June 1, 2015

It was a dramatic day on the floor of the United States Senate on Sunday. Unable to overcome parliamentary maneuvers by Sen. Rand Paul, the body adjourned and let three controversial provisions of the Patriot Act expire at midnight. Read Story

All Eyes On Senate As Patriot Act Provisions Set To Expire

May 31, 2015

Three key provisions of the Patriot Act are set to expire first thing Monday. One of those provisions, Section 215, which the White House uses to scoop up Americans' call records in bulk, has been incredibly controversial both legally and politically. Read Story

Did Kentucky Congressman Give an Assist to Wife, Failing Tech Company?

May 19, 2015

When a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a former World Bank president and a former assistant secretary of the interior are appointed to a company’s board of directors on the same day, people who invest in the stock market tend to notice. Read Story

Ethics Committee to Investigate Kentucky Congressman Ed Whitfield, Wife’s Lobbying Work

March 30, 2015

A congressional ethics subcommittee has been directed to investigate whether U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield violated House rules in connection with his wife's lobbying work for The Humane Society of the United States. Read Story

President Obama, shown speaking at the University Of Kansas on Jan. 22, defends his budget as an exercise in "middle-class economics." But forecasters at the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center say the 60 percent of Americans at the middle of the income ladder will more or less break even, while most benefits will go to low-income families.

Obama’s Budget Proposal Lifts 2013 Caps, Adds Billions In Spending

February 2, 2015

President Obama says he wants to work with Congress to "replace mindless austerity with smart investments that strengthen America," in remarks that came hours after the release of his $3.99 trillion budget proposal, which is already drawing criticism from Republicans. Read Story

President Obama met with four Americans who wrote letters to the White House on Tuesday, ahead of his State of the Union address.

‘Tonight, We Turn The Page’: Obama Lays Out 2015 Agenda

January 20, 2015

Laying out a list of national priorities in his sixth State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama is facing a Congress that's now controlled by his Republican opponents. Read Story

President Obama greets lawmakers as he leaves after giving the 2014 State of Union address before a joint session of Congress.

State Of The Union Will Tout Progress, But Is The Economy Fixed?

January 20, 2015

President Obama is expected to highlight the economic progress that has been made since that frigid Day One — and call for more changes. Read Story