More Headlines

House Democrats Want to Repeal Debt Ceiling

Posted: 01/16/2013 - House Democrats are pushing legislation to repeal the federal debt ceiling, saying the borrowing limit has no practical purpose and has come to be used for political maneuvering that can have devastating economic repercussions.

Read More

NY Passes 1st US Gun Control Bill Since Massacre

Posted: 01/15/2013 - New York's Legislature has passed the nation's toughest gun control law and the first since the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. The bill calls for a tougher assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats.

Read More

Clinton to Testify Before House Committee

Posted: 01/14/2013 - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will testify Jan. 23 before the House Foreign Affairs Committee about the deadly Sept. 11 assault on the US mission in Libya.

Read More

Reid Denies Involvement in Utah Businessman Scheme

Posted: 01/14/2013 - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's office says the senator was never involved in a deal to have a Utah businessman pay Reid to make a federal investigation disappear.

Read More

Obama: Debt Ceiling Fight Threatens SS Checks

Updated: 01/14/2013 - President Barack Obama says Congress' failure to raise the government's borrowing authority would delay payments of benefits to veterans and Social Security recipients. He again warned that he will not negotiate on raising the debt ceiling, aiming to pin the burden of an unprecedented default on congressional Republicans.

Read More

White House Nixes Idea for Trillion-Dollar Coin

Posted: 01/12/2013 - The White House has ruled out minting a coin worth $1 trillion to pay the government's bills and avoid a nasty battle with Congress over the debt ceiling.

Read More

US Mission in Afghanistan to Shift to Support Role

Updated: 01/11/2013 - President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai say in a statement that the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan is expected to shift to a support role later this spring - a few months earlier than expected.

Read More

Signature Causes Currency Concern

Updated: 01/10/2013 - President Barack Obama is joking that Jack Lew's nomination as treasury secretary nearly fell through because of Lew's loopy signature.

Read More

Panetta Hails 'Last Chapter' of War in Afghanistan

Posted: 01/10/2013 - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is hailing what he calls "the last chapter" of a long and costly struggle to ensure that Afghanistan can govern itself and avoid reverting to a haven for terrorists.

Read More

House Dems Say President Can Raise Debt Ceiling

Posted: 01/09/2013 - House Democrats say President Barack Obama should consider invoking a little-known constitutional provision to sidestep Republican demands for major spending cuts as a condition to raising the debt ceiling.

Read More

President Picks Lew for Treasury Secretary

Updated: 01/09/2013 - White House chief of staff Jack Lew is President Barack Obama's expected pick to lead the Treasury Department, with an announcement possible before the end of the week.

Read More
KOLO-TV 4850 Ampere Drive Reno, NV 89502
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability
Gray Television, Inc.