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1 hr ago | WSB-TV
Rep. James P. McGovern, D-Mass., left, speaks with House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, as the panel met to take the procedural steps to bring a new legislative package to the floor to deal with the influx of migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border.
4 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Thursday's news was especially bitter. Coal giant Alpha Natural Resources revealed plans to shed 1,100 workers at 11 West Virginia surface mines and related operations by mid-October.
6 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com
President Barack Obama condemned the Republican action and said he'd act unilaterally, as best he could.
9 hrs ago | Switched
House Democrats delivered a full-throated condemnation of the revamped GOP border bill on Friday, calling the bill "mean-spirited" and stressing its purely political purposes.
10 hrs ago | Steuben Courier
Congress has just begun a five-week summer recess - or soon will, after extending the session by a day for a last-ditch effort to get something hammered out on immigration reform - but, based on how little lawmakers have managed to accomplish this year, one would be forgiven for thinking they had already been on an extended monthslong vacation.
14 hrs ago | CNN
The House may vote on an emergency border bill on Friday after working to revive a stalled package that had been blocked by conservatives.
16 hrs ago | Daily Mail
'If someone does a good job, it's always nice to say so': Grandmother writes sincere letter to THANK police for giving her $150 speeding ticket Gaza 72-hour ceasefire lasts little more than 72 minutes as tanks kill 35 Palestinians 'in response to Hamas kidnapping Israeli soldier' Mockery comes amid heightened tensions between Russia and the U.S.
Illinois' Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn could lose in November, Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics and author of the Sabato's Crystal Ball blog, says.
President Barack Obama meets with Congressional leaders to discuss foreign policy, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington.
A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and fundraiser, is in the midst of planning a multimillion-dollar presidential library that will house enough unclassified documents to fill four 18-wheelers and enough artifacts to fill a swimming pool.
As House and Senate leadership scrambled to reach agreements on legislation to address the Veterans Affairs backlog, reauthorizing transportation programs and the influx of Central Americans at the Southern border before they adjourned for recess, Barbara Halpern-Levin, wife of Sen. Carl Levin, paused calmly in the middle of the Capitol Crypt.
It is a far cry from 2008, the era of "hope and change," when then-Sen. Barack Obama defeated the Democratic Party's heir-apparent, Hillary Clinton, to become the party's presidential nominee.
As Congress debates whether to pass a bill to help deal with the influx of unaccompanied Central American minors crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, government leaders throughout the country continue to debate how to handle and where to house the children.
Walgreens shareholders want the U.S. pharmacy chain to consider relocating to Europe.
In a story July 22 about new federal anti-discrimination rules, The Associated Press reported erroneously the value of Exxon Mobil Corp. shares held by investors who supported amending the company's equal employment opportunity statement.
Over the past two weeks, on the heels of an announced extension to nuclear talks with Iran, Republicans in the Senate introduced two measures that could erect obstacles in reaching and implementing a final agreement with the Islamic Republic.
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Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:31 pm
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