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U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's legistion requiring the federal government to use U.S.-made steel for public projects makes sense.
I still remember my shock and dismay when I realized that sofas had to be bought. Somehow I thought sofas just happened. They always simply showed up in homes, hotels, and offices without explanation or fanfare, like feral kittens or bills.
Maybe it’s because I was the youngest in my family. Maybe it’s because I’m five-foot-three and have a voice like snow white, but I lash out like a cornered rattlesnake when someone doesn’t take me seriously.
I know, I know, to many of you the idea of decorating an empty room feels as horrifying as one of those dreams where you're suddenly in public naked. But I'm going to fix that.
Quick: Which room in your house needs attention the most? Kitchen? Bathroom? Garage?
The author of "Garage Sale Millionaire" had come to Orlando to visit theme parks with his wife and 3-year-old son. I took it as a sign. Divine deliverance.
Like my mother, the Roman God Janus — for whom January is named — had eyes in the back of his head. In fact, he had an entire face on the back of his head, so he could look backward and forward at once. This feature earned him the distinction of “god of doors.” He ruled comings and goings.
When we were kids, we played "kick the can" but soon tired of it. That just shows how childish Congress has been lately, continuing to postpone its fiscal cliff deadline rather than completing the task.
This time of year I always feel a little sick to my stomach, and not just because of those midnight romps at the dessert buffet with the bottomless glass of Prosecco. (Do they make a combo antacid headache tablet?)
A look back at the lessons the year served up reveals I once again had my share of jams, upheavals and awakenings. I faithfully reported these with what I hope some would call humor served with a dollop of advice on the side.
The Indiana congressional delegation has been bleeding seniority, a coveted asset in Capitol Hill.
With U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s resignation, voters in Illinois' 2nd Congressional District have a new opportunity to elect the best possible representative. Don't squander that chance this time.
Two Republicans are vying for the right to challenge U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, in the 1st Congressional District. Visclosky is unopposed.
Steel industry leaders told a panel of lawmakers Thursday they are struggling to grow jobs with a tepid economic recovery and called on Congress to develop stronger rules targeting unfair trading practices by foreign countries.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's legislation to push the use of American iron and steel in federal construction projects addresses a critical need in the economy today.
Fresh off his fall win, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky has filed paperwork to possibly run again for the seat he's held for nearly three decades.
In the wake of Saturday's attempted assassination of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, one of her colleagues is planning to push for more money to beef up congressional security.
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