Sanders gets another extension for personal financial disclosure

The Bernie Sanders campaign was granted another 45-day extension on filing personal financial disclosure reports, putting the presidential candidate’s new deadline after the Democratic National Convention next month. In the request sent Thursday to the Federal Election Commission (FEC), Brad┬áDeutsch,┬álegal counsel for the campaign, said Sanders’s campaign schedule and officeholder duties are “good cause” for an extension. The Center for […]

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Congress poised to end where it started

NEW: President Barack Obama signed the deadline extension early Friday morning Senate could vote on spending bill Friday, but have until Saturday before next deadline Congress narrowly averted another shutdown Thursday night, 14 months after the last one What’s new is that now Democrats don’t need their President Washington (CNN) — This Congress is going out just the way it […]

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Senate Passes Unemployment-Benefits Extension

U.S. President Barack Obama praised passage of the bill which extends long-term unemployment benefits for five months The Senate approved a bill extending long-term unemployment benefits for five months. Six Republicans joined Senate Democrats in extending unemployment insurance with a vote of 59-38. The measure is expected to be dead on arrival in the House. The bill has faced trouble […]

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