Congress sweeps Uttarakhand by-polls

Dehradun, July 25 (IANS) The ruling Congress Friday won all the three assembly seats in Uttarakhand for which by polls were held. Chief Minister Harish Rawat won from Dharchula. The senior Congress leader won by over 20,000 votes and defeated his nearest Bharatiya Janata Party rival B.D. Joshi, election officials said. Rawat was an MP from Uttarakhand before taking over as the chief minister of ...

Congress Eyes 5-Week Vacation While Urgent Issues Fester

Only recently, lawmakers were outraged that dozens of veterans had died waiting for care at a VA health center in Phoenix, that thousands of unaccompanied children from Central America were pouring across our border, and that local governments were preparing to cancel highway and bridge construction projects because the highway trust fund was nearly bankrupt.  The notorious “do-nothing Congress ...

Congress must leave its strict stance on seat sharing: Majid Memon

New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): Stating that his party was in a much better position than the Congress to win the upcoming Assembly polls, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majid Memon today asked the Congress party to let go of its strict stance on the issue of sharing seats. Memon told ANI, "The way Prithviraj Chavan said that if NCP keeps a strict stance over the seat issue then I would ...

Veterans May Have to Wait Until After August for Congress to Fix Their Hospitals

Veterans waiting for Congress to pass a law to reform their scandal plagued health care system will likely have to wait until after the legislature's five-week recess. After weeks of back and forth, the heads of the Veterans Affairs committees in both the House and the Senate presented very different bills on Thursday, reports the Associated Press. No one seems particularly optimistic that they ...