U.S. House

Mitchell Testifies
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell testified before a Congressional subcommittee Tuesday in Washington, DC that Congress should consider amending the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, while the statute is under consideration for reauthorization.
Bipartisan Budget Deal Clears U.S. House
The House has given sweeping bipartisan approval to a budget bill backed by both President Barack Obama, his Democratic allies and a big majority of the chamber's Republicans.
 
    The 332-94 vote sends the measure to the Senate, where Republicans are more skeptical. But...
Government Shutdown Hinges On Health Care Delay
The White House and congressional Democrats say House approval of a delay in President Barack Obama's health care law does nothing but push the government closer to a partial shutdown in less than 48 hours.
The Republican-run House voted 231-192 early Sunday to delay Obamacare for a year while a…
Fiscal Cliff
Update 9:45p - According to reports, Democrats and republicans have reached a deal on the Fiscal Cliff.