Vice President Joseph Biden emphasized Tuesday the need for higher revenues in a deal to reduce the deficit.
House Republicans are planning to hold a test vote on the debt ceiling debate as early as next week. Although the vote is expected to fail, the move is an attempt to show Senate Democrats and President Barack Obama that significant spending cuts are needed alongside an increase in the debt ceiling.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.