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Bipartisanship prevails as budget passes through Congress

Bipartisanship prevails as budget passes through Congress

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor After a fall marred by a 16-day government shutdown, a $1.1 trillion budget passed Congress on Jan. 16, introducing some semblance of stability in the capital in the first quarter of 2014. The 1,582-page bill, which passed through the House of Representatives in a lopsided vote on Jan. […]

Staff Editorial: State of the Union addresses needs

In last night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama highlighted at least a few issues that every American, regardless of party affiliation, beliefs or attitude should support. First and foremost, politicians, especially senators and representatives, need to reach across the aisle and work with their fellow elected officials. The past four years have […]