In The News
By Bob Kinzel
Congressman Peter Welch says he's concerned that current leadership battle among House Republicans could result in the shutting down of the federal government in December.
To avoid this possibility, Welch is calling on a group of moderate Republicans to build a coalition with many Democrats to help elect the next Speaker of the U.S. House.
Wall Street Journal original article here.
By Emma Dumain
House Democrats have some tough decisions to make before Congress breaks for a week-long Memorial Day recess.
Martin VanBuren III is having a pretty good week. He received an award Monday for his photography and is expecting to receive an award Saturday for one of his films.
A move is underway again to reform a federal requirement on biofuels. Specifically the practice of blending corn ethanol with gasoline.