The popular talk show host was on the Capitol Hill hot seat Tuesday over concerns from lawmakers that he endorses products that perhaps don't actually boost weight loss.
Congress passed a new defense bill Thursday night, covering combat pay, as well as new ships, planes and military bases. The bill, which President Obama is expected to sign, also cracks down on perpetrators of sexual assault and rape.
A bill introduced to the Senate would block senior government executives from receiving bonuses as long as sequestration cuts are in effect, Government Executive reports.
RecommendedRecent Facebook Activity
Only On 7
ABC7 is giving you MORE news in your afternoons with an extra hour, an hour earlier! Join ABC7's Leon Harris and Alison Starling for what's trending in your community and world. Every weekday afternoon at 4pm right after "The Queen Latifah Show" at 3pm on ABC7.