Apparently, apples don't fall far from the tree
Millennials' Political Views Don't Make Any Sense," the headline blared on The Atlantic website.
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Federal Computer Week
GAO: What Congress' watchdogs are thinking
When the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee recently summoned Defense Department officials to explain their nearly two-decade delay in complying with a law requiring Cabinet departments to produce auditable financial statements, Chairman Tom Carper left no doubt who wore the white hats.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Attorneys seek dismissal of marijuana dispensary lawsuit
Contract negotiations to establish the state's first marijuana dispensary appear to have hit a snag because of a lawsuit filed by former Lewes Councilman Judson A. Bennett.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Obama's Embrace of GOP Highway Fix Frustrates Senators Pushing Long-Term Deal
Murphy has been pushing a gas tax hike to bolster the Highway Trust Fund. A group of Senators focused on forcing action on a new highway bill expressed disappointment with President Barack Obama for backing a House-GOP stopgap measure that they argue would encourage kicking the can down the road.
The News Journal
Chip Flowers denied Democratic endorsement
Chip Flowers, the Democratic incumbent seeking a second term in the state treasurer's office, has been denied the endorsement of his own party, with Chip Flowers denied Democratic endorsement Chip Flowers, the Democratic incumbent seeking a second term in the state treasurer's office, has been denied the endorsement of his own party, with Check out ... (more)
Sher Valenzuela, a Milton resident and Milford businesswoman, has thrown her name into the ...
Sher Valenzuela, a Milton resident and Milford businesswoman, has thrown her name into the congested race for state treasurer as a Republican candidate.
Mobile VA clinic stops in Lewes
For the past year, the brightly decorated mobile VA clinic has been serving veterans at American Legion and VFW posts across Delaware and New Jersey.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
House passes highway funds patch
The House overwhelmingly passed a bill to shore up the beleaguered Highway Trust Fund on Tuesday with little more than two weeks before the Department of Transportation has to cut funding for highway projects around the country.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Delaware Expands Republican Party's Battle for U.S. Senate
Delaware just expanded the battle front in Republicans' national campaign to take control of the U.S. Senate.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Sen. Tom Carper volunteers to help Summer Food Service Program get underway
U.S. Sen. Tom Carper assists Miracle Coverdale, 7, a volunteer at the Food Bank of Delaware in Milford.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Kansas City InfoZine
House, Senate Near Highway Trust Fund Compromise
"With the Highway Trust Fund getting closer to running on fumes, Congress must get beyond the gridlock where each faction says, 'It's my way, or no highway,'" Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the committee chair, said.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Miami Herald
Business groups break with House GOP on highway trust fund fix
As a House of Representatives committee approved a plan Thursday to patch the highway trust fund through next May, a coalition of business groups asked lawmakers to pass a long-term fix by year's end.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The News Journal
VP Biden urges infrastructure spending
Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged Congress to fix the federal Highway Trust Fund, telling a crowd of government and business officials that VP Biden urges infrastructure spending Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday urged Congress to fix the federal Highway Trust Fund, telling a crowd of government and business officials that Check out ... (more)
The News Journal
'Holy Spirit' inspires U.S. Senate candidacy
Carl Smink, an 81-year-old Milton retiree who is challenging Democratic U.S. Sen. Chris Coons this fall, says he had a calling to join the race.
The Wichita Eagle
U.S., Mexico must help Central America do more in stemming flow of unaccompanied minors into U.S.
The Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee said Wednesday urged the United States, Mexico, and Colombia to do more in aiding Central American countries in trying to stem the flow of unaccompanied minors into the U.S. 'I believe that the U.S. – along with Mexico, Colombia and others – need to do a ... (more)
Silicon Alley Insider
Republicans Have Unveiled Their Solution To The 'Highway Shutdown,' And Conservatives Already Hate It
The House Ways and Means Committee unveiled its plan to shore up the Highway Trust Fund, providing a proposed solution to what many on Capitol Hill view as Congress' next big looming crisis .
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Wade, 2012 US Senate GOP Candidate, Files Candidacy
The filing period for Delaware candidates is now closed, but a familiar name made it on the ballot for U.S. Senate just in time.
The News Journal
Delaware politics: 5 races to watch
Politicians and would-be challengers have until noon today to register their name for a ballot spot in this September's primary elections and the Delaware politics: 5 races to watch Politicians and would-be challengers have until noon today to register their name for a ballot spot in this September's primary elections and the Check out this story ... (more)
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Sen. Carper Wants an Increase in Federal Gas Tax as Deadline Looms
Sen. Tom Carper has been calling for an increase in the federal gas tax for a number of years.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Your View - A response: Those GOP ideologues still rule the debate
Harvey Ussach claims I haven't given Republicans enough credit for being "socially responsible" and "forward thinking," but he offers no evidence to rebut my assertion that most Republicans have failed to take responsibility for important issues like climate change and paying for the wars they have voted for.