President Trump walks out of infrastructure meeting with Democratic leaders

Efforts to improve America's roads and bridges hit a roadblock on Wednesday after President Trump walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders on infrastructure.  

By |2019-05-23T03:16:19-04:009 months ago|News, Washington DC Bureau|0 Comments

Trump officials brief lawmakers on alleged Iran threats; Kaine questions administration’s intentions

Military families around the nation are listening closely to the latest news from the Middle East, as tensions escalate between the US and Iran.

By |2019-05-21T22:46:33-04:009 months ago|News, Washington DC Bureau|0 Comments

‘Restore Our Parks Act’ proposed to bring needed repairs for US national parks

Summer vacation season is nearly here, but a popular destination, America's national parks are falling apart. Buildings, restrooms, roads, campgrounds and trails have been neglected for years and need repair.  

By |2019-05-16T02:54:45-04:009 months ago|News, Washington DC Bureau|0 Comments

On ‘Military Spouses Day,’ a bipartisan effort to help spouses in their careers

President Trump declared Friday, "Military Spouses Day" as a way to recognize military spouses and the sacrifices they make.

By |2019-05-11T03:34:39-04:009 months ago|News, Washington DC Bureau|0 Comments

Richmond educator who was named National Teacher of the Year honored in Washington

"I'm just a little boy from King William, Virginia and now I am the National Teacher of the Year. I just want all kids to know that you can do it." 

By |2019-05-03T16:51:44-04:0010 months ago|News, Washington DC Bureau|0 Comments

Rabbi who survived California synagogue attack attends White House National Day of Prayer event

This year's National Day of Prayer comes just days after the latest shooting at a place of worship. President Trump consoled religious leaders from across America and condemned attacks against places of worship.

By |2019-05-02T17:13:32-04:0010 months ago|News, Washington DC Bureau|0 Comments

VA launches campaign during ‘Mental Health Month’ to help prevent veteran suicides

Veterans Affairs leaders said they've hired roughly 3,900 mental health professionals over the past year. But VA officials said help from Congress and even the president isn't enough. 

By |2019-05-02T13:33:39-04:0010 months ago|News, Washington DC Bureau|0 Comments