Congress returned from a two week recess this week and since then there has been a lot of action in Washington. Republican Senator Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia came together on a compromise to expand background checks on gun sales. President Obama released his budget proposal for the 2014 fiscal year, and the so-called Gang of 8 continued their work towards comprehensive immigration reform legislation.
All of this action provoked all kinds of questions.
Ann Gaddis Allen wrote in on Facebook: It's still like nursery school! Will they ever grow up and get along?
Douglas Hill asked: What are the honest odds that, though these bills are drawn by bipartisan groups, they will pass either house?
Jeffrey Howlett tweeted: Why is banning assault weapons and high capacity clips not even up for debate?
And Carol Kinner Kay had a question about the proposals in the president’s budget, saying: I want to know how they think cutting SSRead More »from Now that Congress is getting along, will it make any difference?