The House has passed the National Defense Authorization Act, the major funding measure for the United States military for fiscal year 2014.The vote was TK-TK. It now goes to the Senate, although the upper chamber is currently tangled in debate over executive nominations.
A handful of Republican Party officials is quietly advancing a new batch of rules aimed at streamlining a chaotic presidential nominating process that many party insiders viewed as damaging to the their campaign for the White House in 2012, multiple GOP sources told CNN.
Actor Anthony Mackie was arrested early Saturday for drunken driving in New York City, police said.
Pro-Clinton super PAC Ready For Hillary held a kick off event for DC backers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A breakthrough budget deal that avoids a government shutdown in January and blunts automatic spending cuts easily won passage in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, laying the groundwork for two years free of funding crises.