House Votes Cancelled Until Feb. 22nd
The House of Representatives has cancelled all votes for the rest of the week due to a snowstorm headed for Washington, D.C. This means the House will not reconvene until Feb. 22 due to the President's Day recess. Steny Hoyer, House Majority Leader, says the House will add two days to it's schedule to make up the missed sessions.
Angela Jolie is planning a visit to Haiti as a goodwill ambassador for the UN's refugee agency. A UNHCR spokesperson said she is scheduled to fly to Haiti this afternoon. The actress has already donated $1 million to Doctors Without Borders for the earthquake relief effort.