In The News
By Allison Sherry
Cutting the federal budget is all the rage in the new U.S. House of Representatives, with Colorado members vying to wedge their creative ideas - from reneging on planned stimulus projects to cutting their own pay - into legislation.
Fresh on the heals of the 245-189 vote to repeal ObamaCare, pro-life congressional leaders held a Pro-Life Special order to call for protection of the unborn, a respect for the sanctity of human life, and an end to taxpayer funding of abortion.
By Ann Imse
The U.S. House of Representatives approved repeal of last year's healthcare reform law by a vote of 245-189, led by its new Republican majority.
However, repeal is expected to fail in the Senate.
The state's four Republican members of Congress said they were voting for repeal and the three Democrats said they were voting to keep the law.
Hopeful that new GOP-controlled House will back his legislation to cut PBS funding
Peter Marcus, DDN Staff Writer
Ellen Weiss agrees to resign as senior vice president for news after 28 years with the radio network, which just finished an investigation into last year's firing of news analyst Juan Williams.
By James Rainey, Los Angeles Times
By Paul FarhiWashington Post Staff WriterNPR's top news editor resigned Thursday after an internal review found that the Washington news organization mishandled the firing of news analyst Juan Williams over controversial remarks he made on a TV program in October.