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2 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun
Nevada's senators ended up on the losing side of a months-long fight to change the way the military prosecutes cases of sexual assault.
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2 hrs ago | Politico
A group of deal-seeking Republicans introduced legislation Thursday evening that would extend expired unemployment benefits for five months, serving as a counteroffer to a Democratic bill that revives long-term jobless aid for six months, GOP Senate sources said.
3 hrs ago | YourErie
Chairs of the VA Backlog Working Group, U.S. Senators Bob Casey and Dean Heller , along with Senators David Vitter , Jon Tester , Martin Heinrich and Senator Jerry Moran , released the 21st Century Veterans Benefits Delivery Act, comprehensive legislation designed to reduce the backlog of veterans' disability claims.
4 hrs ago | PennLive.com
The chronic backlog of veterans benefits claims , which has generated little urgency in recent years, is fast getting the attention of Washington lawmakers.
8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
On Wednesday, the Obama administration announced that health insurance companies can continue offering skimpy policies that don't meet the Affordable Care Act's standards until 2016.
When Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, D-Las Vegas, filed for lieutenant governor Tuesday in Carson City, the capital press corps learned two things about her.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is flanked by Sarah Plummer, left, a Marine Corps veteran and victim of sexual assault, and Kate Weber, right, a veteran who was sexually assaulted during her service in the Army, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.
Since Sgt. Michael Alarcon was discharged from active duty with the Nevada Army National Guard last summer, his life has turned into a purgatory of paperwork and despair.
Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve chair, delivers the semiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress as she appears before the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.
A divided Senate on Thursday derailed Democratic legislation that would have provided $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefits for the nation's veterans.
Sen. Rob Portman is blaming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for the holdup in extending unemployment benefits for millions of longterm jobless Americans.
Last November, Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm ever recorded on land wrought horrific destruction across the central Philippines.
It's been 50 years since Bob Dylan released the song, "The Times They Are A-Changin'."