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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee
When political insiders list the few California congressional districts that are competitive, they always mention the one that for decades has covered the central San Joaquin Valley's west side.
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6 hrs ago | Ventura County Star
In response to a congressional study last week that found makers of electronic cigarettes are marketing to minors in the absence of federal regulation, Ventura County Public Health Officer Dr. Robert Levin said he hopes they will soon be treated like any other tobacco product.
12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
What Sofía remembers most about her stay in a small holding cell in a detention center near the Mexican border is how cold it was.
14 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Needed to take yesterday to recharge my batteries but I have a few stories I want to cover this weekend.
Sen. Ted Cruz won his seat in 2012 in a surprise victory, and since then he has been vocally pushing a conservative agenda-a tough foreign policy, social conservatism, limits to government-inspired, he says, by his hero since boyhood, Ronald Reagan.
One e-cigarette maker markets a flavor called "Congress," with a website displaying a photo of the Capitol and describing the taste as "refined tobacco."
Jay Rockefeller is leaving the Senate at the end of the year, but he wants to make sure he doesn't leave it in GOP hands.
Senate Minority Leader Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., recently recalled his role in the ouster of Packwood, the Oregon Republican and Finance Committee chairman who resigned in disgrace back in 1995.
Most Americans would prefer to know whether or not they're eating genetically engineered foods .
The search for a new transportation bill has passed a key milepost in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee .
The front page of the Manchester Journal, Friday, March 28, 2014 ran a story titled "Waiver Sought for Starbucks."
Nearly 10,000 schools across the country are located within a mile of a chemical facility, according to a watchdog group that is pushing new regulations.
April 16 - The Vermont Senate today voted 28-2 to approve legislation that would require foods produced using genetic engineering to be labeled in Vermont.
Not only is it a reality affecting the environment, but it also will get worse if naysayers don't get on board with 97 percent of scientists, several major corporations, many lawmakers and a majority of the American public, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer warned.
Mary Barra , General Motors ' new chief executive officer, was in a tough spot recently as she tried to explain to Congress why her company didn't quickly recall cars it knew contained defective and clearly dangerous parts.