After it was revealed that Bill and Hillary Clinton have earned $30 million in the last 16 months, the House Oversight panel backed a measure that would limit taxpayer dollars on expenses incurred by ex-presidents earning more than $400,000 a year.
Thousands of teachers marched through the streets of Seattle, Washington on Tuesday as part of a large-scale demonstration waged by educators wanting to see educational funding increased in the Pacific Northwest.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan stunned lawmakers by announcing he will redirect $68 million set aside for schools and use it to shore up the state's pension system. But critics say his move violates appropriation rules under the state's constitution.
The UK’S richest 20 percent have more than one hundred times the wealth of the poorest 20 percent, with the combined household wealth of £9.1 trillion remaining for the most part in the hands of the elite.
Private healthcare firms are facing mounting criticism over allegations they receive unfair tax breaks in comparison with Britain’s public health service for the provision of cancer treatments in patients’ homes.
A great opportunity to dissolve military alliances was wasted at the end of Cold War and since then Western commanders have been looking for reasons, like Russia, to keep NATO alive, says Tony Robinson, co-director at Pressenza News Agency.
Despite Tuesday’s deadly Amtrak crash that killed seven and left 200 injured in Philadelphia, the House Appropriations Committee backed a $55 billion transportation bill that would cut roughly $251 million from Amtrak’s budget.
Senator Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) doesn’t like pork-barrel spending. And it turns out that pork doesn’t like him, either. After the annual “Congressional Pig Book” press conference, Flake tried to take a selfie with a pig. The pig wanted none of it.
Labour’s grueling general election defeat did not occur because the party is too leftwing, but rather because its rhetoric on austerity was misguided and failed to offer real alternatives, a leading trade union chief said.
Following the appointment of license-fee skeptic John Whittingdale to the cabinet on Monday, the UK’s right-wing press have sent out a flurry of front pages declaring the government is already ‘at war’ with the BBC.