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3 hrs ago | KMIZ

What will get done before Congress' recess?

Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jeff Miller, Republican

4 hrs ago |

Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.


Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Nikki Haley, US Governors

8 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

10 Things to Know for Today

This May 7, 2014, file photo shows House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, joined at right by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., as he speaks during a panel on Capitol in Washington.


Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, Republican, Virginia Foxx, Texas, Bill Clinton, History in the News

12 hrs ago |

Pence, Bayh, crowd 2016 field with questions

Until Pence says otherwise, he's the clear pick for his party for the governor's office.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Mike Pence, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, US Governors, Indianapolis, IN

17 hrs ago | KSFO AM 560

Texan Bipartisan Pair: American Public Wants an - Orderly Border'

With just five days left until Congress adjourns for summer recess, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, are attempting a bipartisan, last-ditch effort to address the border crisis in their home state but there are few signs of support in Congress.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Olympian

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin is the latest in a protracted fight over gun laws in Washington.


Related Topix: Washington DC, Guns, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Republican


Tentative deal reached on veterans affairs reform

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to improve veterans' health care.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US News, Republican, US Politics, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Nursing, Medicine

Myrtle Beach Online

NY lawmakers push for airline safety devices

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Steve Israel are asking the Department of Homeland Security, Defense Department and Federal Aviation Administration to consider technologies that would shield commercial aircraft.


Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Steve Israel, Federal Aviation Administration, Business News

Windsor Beacon

Ebola virus kills top doctor, infects U.S. doctor

A 10-year-old boy is given a medical blouse after being taken out of quarantine following his mother's death caused by the ebola virus, in the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse Ebola treatment center, at the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia, on Thursday.


Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, Republican, Charles Taylor

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Paul: 'Fight for justice' on unfair sentences

Sen. Rand Paul is proposing legislation aimed at eliminating criminal sentencing rules that adversely impact minorities, saying that "we need some fresh ideas to combat old and festering problems."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, Chris Christie, US Governors, Drugs


Michele Bachmann heads to Mexico border for look at crisis

Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann is spending the weekend along the U.S.-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at an immigration crisis involving Central American youth.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, Steve King, Texas

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Threat from Syria Will Last a Decade, Top Lawmaker Warns

The growing chaos in Iraq and Syria, where thousands of Western recruits have joined terrorist groups to train and fight, is cultivating a global threat that the United States is "going to be dealing with for the next decade," the head of the House Homeland Security Committee warned Saturday.


Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, Transporation Security Administration (TSA)

Despite Clinton: Oa Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks with reporters in his office inside the Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md., in this April 7. The Maryland governor is filling the void in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond during the early stages of the 2016 presidential race, campaigning for fellow Democrats and making personal appeals while former Secretary ... (more)


Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Iowa Government, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Senator Jeanne Shaheen


Obama doesna t get it, say members of Congress

President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Chris Van Hollen

USA Today

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated amid growing violence

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated amid growing violence Fill in head Check out this story on Libyans condemn and urge an end of war during a protest at Algeria Square on July 26, 2014, in Tripoli, Libya.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, US News, US Politics, Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican

Obama: Offshore 'tax inversions' are unpatriotic

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, Representative Steve Daines

Michigan primary is start of US House shakeup

The Aug. 5 primary features four open seats, heavily-financed challenges to two Republican incumbents and the start to replacing the longest-serving member of Congress in history, Democrat John Dingell.


Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, Democrat, John Dingell, Dave Camp, Republican, Mike Rogers, US Senate, Carl Levin

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Strip club endorses Democratic pastor for Congress

And the candidate, Rev. Jarrett Maupin, says he's happy to have the support of The Great Alaskan Bush Company of Phoenix.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Phoenix, AZ, Weird


Lawmaker mistakes US officials for representatives of India

Rep. Curt Clawson, a congressman for all of one month, made an embarrassing mistake this week when he confused two Obama administration officials with representatives from India.


Related Topix: Republican, US Politics, Representative Trey Radel, US News

Rock Hill Herald

Veterans' response to senator's PTSD remarks mixed

How those veteran voters respond means a lot to Walsh, who has built his election campaign for the Senate around his 33-year career in the National Guard and his proposals to help veterans and their families.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, Representative Steve Daines, Montana, US National Guard, US Military, US Army, United States Army War College, Life, Veteran Affairs