Pelosi: House GOP Folded, Brought Student Loan Bill To Floor

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says the House Republicans "folded" because the President made the student loan interest rate issue "too hot to handle." (0:36)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says the House Republicans “folded” because the President made the student loan interest rate issue “too hot to handle.” (0:36)

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Minn. Gov.: Adrian Peterson Is An “Embarrassment” To The State

Photo: Office of Gov. Mark Dayton

Peterson is alleged to have punished his son using a switch, a form of corporal punishment, but was restated by the Vikings after missing only a game.

Obama Administration To Ramp Up Effort To Fight Ebola Epidemic

Doctors suit up before preparing to treat individuals infected with Ebola in Guinea. April 6, 2014. Photo: EC/ECHO

Up to 3,000 American personnel will be sent to West Africa to train local health officials in addition to the distribution of medical supply packages.

New Bill Outlines DC Statehood

Supporters for D.C. statehood ask say this is a civil rights issue.

Obama Calls For Gun Reform On Anniversary Of Navy Yard Shooting

Personnel slowly filter out of Washington Navy Yard following Monday's shooting.

Obama called for “common-sense reforms that respect our traditions while reducing the gun violence.”

TRNS News Notes- 9/16/14

Ebola response ramps up
Cost: $500 million
House GOP measure on Syrian rebels: a go?
Some Republicans dubious
For Foley’s family, U.S. policy offered no hope

The Washington Navy Yard Shooting, Black Water Worldwide Kills 17 Iraqis And George Washington Finally Wins One

Plus, the Castro brothers turn 40, President Ford grants amnesty to draft dodgers and the American Legion is incorporated.