Only a third of people surveyed by the Center on Congress say they think the legislative body affects their daily lives.
Andy Jacobs, Jr., died this weekend in his Indianapolis home.
The federal budget deal awaiting President Obama's signature could restore some funding to Head Start. But that may not help all the kids who lost their slots.
Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-1st, was the only Indiana representative to vote against the budget deal.
The federal government benefits up to 63 weeks have not been renewed for 2014.
The bill gives the federal government to remove from national cemeteries the bodies of veterans who have committed capital crimes.
Today is the last day for members of Congress and their staff to sign up for health insurance through the federal or D.C. exchanges.
IU and other universities are appealing to Congress to reach a deal before another round of sequestration budget cuts come in January.
Legislators have largely agreed to cut back on direct payments to farmers, but they disagree on whether to cut food stamps.
Former Congressman Lee Hamilton says he does not expect many members of Congress to be willing to compromise before the current budget deal expires January 15.