Officials: Attacks kill 8 people in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Authorities in Iraq say shootings and bombings targeting security forces have killed eight people in northern Iraq. Police of…

Top Democrat in Iowa House Steps Down

DES MOINES, IA – The top Democrat in the Iowa House is stepping down from his post, to take a new job. Iowa State Representative Kevin McCar…

Bills passed by Congress this year

Major bills passed by Congress so far this year: — Disaster aid totaling $50.5 billion for victims of last fall’s Superstorm Sandy. — Expand…