“What more fitting tribute, what better testament to the life of Ted Kennedy, than this place that he left for a new generation of Americans — a monument not to himself but to what we, the people, have the power to do together,” Obama said.
The summit in Kenya will focus on generating new investments in entrepreneurs, with a particular focus on women and young people.
Students took to the Capitol grounds in protest over the freezing cap Republicans issued on the Pell Grant, an educational grant normally calculated on current economic conditions and income-based needs.
The rate is unchanged from the previous estimate released in February.
Adel Al-Jubeir, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, denied the Senators claims, saying that the Saudi government is “working very closely with the U.S., consulting very closely with the U.S.
Prime Minister Abe will become the first Japanese leader to address a joint meeting of the United States Congress.
The Army announced this week that Bergdahl will be charged with desertion and misbehavior.
Opponents argue that the law could allow business owners to turn away gay and lesbian customers in the name of religious freedom.
The bill permanently fixes the Medicare reimbursement rate for medical doctors and includes a two year extension for a health insurance program for children.
Speaking to reporters Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi laid out their arguments for and against the budget the House passed on Wednesday