Obama to Congress: OK new cash for roads, bridges

Obama's visit Wednesday afternoon to New York's Tappan

Obama's visit Wednesday afternoon to New York's Tappan Zee Bridge was a central part of his administration's effort this week to call attention to the nation's crumbling infrastructure. (May 14, 2014 6:14 PM)

(AP) -- The government is running out of money to repair deteriorating roads, bridges and ports, and President Barack Obama says more federal spending will help avert a looming crisis that could stifle economic growth and torment commuters.

Obama's visit Wednesday afternoon to New York's Tappan Zee Bridge was a central part of his administration's effort this week to call attention to the...

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