Leaders in Northern Virginia are congratulating their congressmen for securing $150 million to help with the Pentagon's Base Realignment and Closure process. But a meeting Wednesday underscored how much work is left to be done.
As bills go, this one’s got "slam-dunk" written all over it. With exactly one week remaining on the clock for budget negotiations to prevent a government shutdown, Republicans Jack Kingston of Georgia and Louie Gohmert of Texas laid it out.
Virginia's governor, Bob McDonnell, has signed into law 25 bills aimed at assisting active-duty members of the military, veterans and their families. And a second goal of the new laws is to help make Virginia the most veteran-friendly state.
Mississippi Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker are both Republicans; they have similar voting records. But they don't exactly see eye-to-eye on how to assess the President's approach so far in Libya.
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