(RNN) - Forced budget cuts, or sequestration, will take food from mouths as well as money from the pockets of the working poor as U.S. poverty are projected to increase to levels unseen since 1960. ExpertsMore >> The number of families in poverty may increase as constantly changing political issues and talking points don't include and focus on America's impoverished population.More >> The history of "the war on poverty" fueled a future of no answers and more issues for the American population dealing with the poor and the working poor.More >> The history of "the war on poverty" fueled a future of no answers and more issues for the American population dealing with the working poor.More >> (RNN) - The House debate on the bill commenced Friday morning following a 230-192 vote Thursday night approving the rules governing the debate. The bill is intended to temporarily avoid a government shutdownMore >> The House has voted on a bill intended to temporarily avoid a government shutdown by shifting funding away from President Barack Obama's new healthcare law.More >> Flying on older airplanes could be a thing of the past.More >>
A bill in her name would redirect funds for political conventions to pediatric cancer research. Some say it doesn't go far enough.More >> Less than four percent of $5 billion in cancer research goes to childhood cancers.More >> Congress has come together on a bipartisan budget deal that is the first divided government agreement since 1986.More >> Congress has come together on a bipartisan budget deal that is the first divided government agreement since 1986.
(RNN) - A few world leaders, including President Barack Obama, decided to snap a selfie during the Nelson Mandela memorial Tuesday. A photographer snapped a picture of Obama with British Prime MinisterMore >> A photographer snapped a picture of Obama with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt all leaning in for the shot, phone extended.More >> Joining President Obama at the service are former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter.
As tens of thousands of South Africans gathered in the rain, President Barack Obama thanked them for sharing Nelson Mandela with the world.More >> WASHINGTON, DC (CNN) – The unemployment rate has fallen to 7 percent on Friday, the lowest level in five years. But while the strengthening economy is good news politically for President Barack Obama,More >> Many working American are still feeling the pinch despite a strengthening economy.More >>