Tom Carper News
Senator Leads Hillary Clinton Supporters in Rendition of 'She Works Hard for the Money'
If there were an award for the most awkward (yet kind-of amazing) intro speech at a Hillary Clinton rally, it could go to Sen. Tom Carper for his performance today at the Democratic front-runner’s event in Wilmington, Delaware. Speaking before Clinton, Carper led the audience in a rendition of
Congressman Introduces Clinton, Leads Crowd in Donna Summer Song
Sen. Tom Carper, D-Delaware, led the crowd in "She Works Hard for the Money."
Zika Virus: Senate Panel to Hold Hearing 'Very Soon'
As the U.S. government braces itself for a possible outbreak of the Zika virus , lawmakers are trying to find what role they can play in protecting the vulnerable. The chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee said Friday that his panel would hold a hearing "very
Joe Biden Gets Praise, No Endorsements From Senate Democrats
If Vice President Joe Biden runs for president, as people close to him have suggested he’s thinking of doing, he might not pick up much support from members of the Senate, some of whom he worked with there -- at least not right away. Many Senate Democrats are already declared supporters of former
Medicare Funds Totaling $60 Billion Improperly Paid, Report Finds
They are supposed to be doctor's offices, clinics or hospitals, not hamburger stands, vacant lots and mailbox shops, but that's what some of the 23,400 potentially fake or bad addresses on Medicare 's list of health care providers are, according to a report released today to Congress from the U.S.
The Note: Donald Trump Makes A Run For The Border
NOTABLES --TRUMP TAKES TEXAS: Unlike Des Moines, Iowa and Manchester, New Hampshire, Laredo, Texas isn't a typical stop on the presidential campaign trail. Unless you are Donald Trump . The town on the U.S.-Mexico border will become the center of attention today when the Republican presidential
Amtrak Train Was Traveling at Twice the Speed Limit When It Derailed, NTSB Says
An Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, killing at least seven people, was traveling an estimated 106 mph before it crashed, officials said today. The speed limit in the section of track where the accident took place is 50 mph, according to the Federal Railroad
Congress May Further Probe Special Immigration Program for Wealthy
Republicans in Congress voiced strong objections Tuesday in response to a scathing Homeland Security investigation that found a senior official appeared to give special treatment to politically-connected applicants when he ran a little-known federal program that offers visas to those who invest
Why One Congressman Is Tweeting the Whole Constitution Today
Today is the U.S. Constitution’s 227th birthday, now known as a federal holiday called Constitution Day. Instead of boring you with a history lesson, relearn about it by watching this short educational Schoolhouse Rock video. Now take a look at how some lawmakers are celebrating...