Most Shared

Weather Alert

Flash Flood Watch and Tornado Watch

Tornado Watch for Llano, Gillespie, Burnet, Blanco, Williamson, Travis, Hays, Lee, Bastrop, Caldwell & Fayette Counties until 3AM Sunday morning.

Flash Flood Watch for Llano, Gillespie, Burnet, Blanco, Williamson, Travis, Hays, Lee, Bastrop, Caldwell & Fayette Counties: 'til 7PM Sunday
Mason County: 'til 10AM Sunday
Milam County: 'til Midnight Sunday Night.

Tornado Watch for Mason County 'til 9PM.

Localized flooding is possible with any heavier downpours.

Turn Around Don't Drown.

Interactive radar: http://tiny.cc/iradar

Search hashtag #keyewx for updates.
Go to atxfloods.com to check road closures.


WEATHER ALERT

Weather Alert Radar

Politics

Politics

 
text size

President Obama In Hawaii, Fiscal Cliff Standoff Behind Him

Updated: Saturday, August 3 2013, 04:13 PM CDT

(AP) -- President Barack Obama is back in Hawaii for vacation after a tense, end-of-the-new-year standoff with Congress over the fiscal cliff.

The president arrived early Wednesday morning, local time, after an overnight flight aboard Air Force One. He was rejoining his family for a holiday break after having returned to Washington following Christmas to deal with the unfinished business that threatened to throw the economy back into recession.

The House voted late Tuesday night on a package to avoid income tax increases for most Americans, allowing rates to rise on incomes exceeding $400,000 for individuals and $450,000 for couples. The wide-ranging deal, approved by the Senate earlier, delayed for two months billions in budget-wide cuts.

The White House had no immediate update on when Obama would receive and sign the bill.President Obama In Hawaii, Fiscal Cliff Standoff Behind Him


Advertise with us!

Related Stories

 
Advertise with us!