| Mar 29, 2011
| 4:21 AM
Washington -- President Barack Obama on Monday rejected criticism of his decision to commit U.S. forces to the U.N.-authorized military mission in Libya, telling the American people there were strategic and moral reasons to act.
In a nationally televised...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II was in Kansas City to meet with metro residents. On Saturday morning a town hall meeting was held in the City Market at the KC Coffee House for people to voice their concerns.
"They're all economic concerns," Cleaver said....
| Aug 1, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Not everyone is happy about the compromise bill that will raise the debt ceiling. Democrat Representative Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City had strong words about it over the weekend, calling it a "sugar coated Satan sandwich."
Cleaver said the bill is...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 11:27 AM
Congress easily passed the debt ceiling bill Monday evening, but the Senate won't meet for a vote until late Tuesday morning.
If passed and signed by President Obama, the bill will cut $2.1 trillion in spending and raise the debt ceiling limit by 2....
| Aug 9, 2011
| 3:54 PM
Last January, after the tragic attack on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords that left her severely wounded and six people dead, President Barack Obama made an impassioned plea to the nation to tone down political and partisan rhetoric. So it's both surprising and...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Leaders of Congress have announced they are ending the venerable page program in the U.S. House of Representatives to save money. That makes a senior at Blue Springs High School one of the last to serve. Reaching 4 Excellence Young Achiever Amanda...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:41 AM
The Tea Party Freshman in Congress who forced the hand of the President and Congress to negotiate and pass a debt reduction bill have been taking a beating in the past 48 hours.
Vice President Joe Biden's reported use of the word "terrorist." Oyjrt...