WASHINGTON (AP) - Rep. Michelle Bachmann says if she were president, she would immediately call Congress back to Washington with the aim of "getting this AAA credit rating back." Bachmann tells NBC's "Today" show that public officials should e working to begin "reforming entitlements" and get spending under control. Her... more »
ATLANTIC, Iowa (AP) - Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty says President Barack Obama's previous job as a community organizer didn't prepare him for the job. And the Republican presidential candidate says Iowa shouldn't repeat the mistake of voting for another charismatic politician who lacks experience. That was an obvious reference... more »
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Federal prosecutors charged the suspect in shooting of Arizona congresswoman with attempted assassination and four other charges.
Jared Loughner is charged with one count of attempted assassination of member of Congress, two counts of killing an employee of the federal government and two counts of... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Doctors say they are optimistic about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' odds. But it can take weeks to months to learn the level of brain damage she might suffer from the gunshot blast to the head on Saturday.
Dr. Peter Rhee, a trauma surgeon in Tucson where she... more »
TUCSON, AZ- Seven people, including Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords have been injured during a shooting at a northwest Tucson grocery store.
It happened this morning at the Safeway near Oracle and Ina Roads. News 4 has a crew on the scene and we are gathering information at this time.... more »
A South Dakota congresswoman vows to help victims of flooding in her state.
Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin held a community meeting in Centerville to talk about ongoing flood relief efforts there.
Residents along the Vermillion River and its tributaries came hoping to get answers on how much help... more »
At least one Democrat in the House is not backing off plans for government health insurance. Rep. Diana DeGette of Denver said Monday the so-called "public option" for people without insurance is still key to passing a health overhaul in the House. DeGette's statement comes as President Barack Obama and... more »