Sen. Dean Heller
In addition to the nearly 800,000 furloughed federal workers remaining idle, the government shutdown has also put many lawmakers’ staffs on hold, including Sen. Harry Reid’s office, which has shut down completely.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pulled back the reins Tuesday on pushing for military action against Syria, saying international diplomatic efforts should be given a chance to try to avert a military strike by the United States.
Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada distanced himself Wednesday from fellow Republican Mitt Romney’s comments that 47 percent of Americans are dependent on the government.
The House Ethics Committee is looking into allegations that Democratic U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley of Las Vegas used her office to help her kidney doctor husband’s practice.
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Click here to listen to Sen. Dean Heller talk about how little the debt ceiling bill will accomplish.