House Democrats arrested: At least eight Democratic members of the House were among about 200 people arrested during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to vote on a stalled immigration reform bill.
The tea party faction linking an end to the government shutdown to the defunding of Obamacare comes largely from recently redrawn, bullet-proof Republican districts. They don't hear what Boehner hears.
Chick-fil-A free breakfast is available next week, but it requires making a reservation online ahead of time. This year, Chick-fil-A free breakfast comes as the chicken breakfast market is becoming a bit more competitive.
More than half of US states have failed to implement basic preparedness plans aimed at supporting children and ensuring that they will be able to reunite with their families in the event of a disaster, a new report from Save the Children says.
The GOP establishment in Georgia wants to tamp down tea party fervor ahead of a primary election for an open US Senate seat. Its aim: prevent a primary that yields a candidate who can't win a general election.