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58 min ago | The Salinas Californian
Boxer unhappy with highway trust fund bill due for Senate vote Boxer oversees transportation policy as chair of the Environment and Public Works panel Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1myatdV If the Senate passes a House bill aimed at keeping the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent through May 2015 without making any ... (more)
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5 hrs ago | Switched
Federal judicial vacancies are causing unsustainable courtroom delays, resulting in evidence going stale, witnesses dying before they can testify and, in some instances, people being pressured to plead guilty just to get out of jail faster, according to study released Monday by the Brennan Center for Justice.
5 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com
"It is this astonishment and refusal to accept the realities of the uniqueness and the magnificence and the importance of this Jewish state that leads to all the mystery you're hearing and all the lies you see on television and on the media about the calumnies that you hear against Israel, issued in the four corners of the globe, particular in the ... (more)
7 hrs ago | The Hill
The Senate will get its first crack this week at the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to reduce carbon emissions from power plants.
11 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
The California Office of Emergency Services has put out a video recapping the Governor's Drought Task Force meeting held a week and a half ago in Sonora.
He's a decent guitar player, but a vile human being. That's why I am hesitant to inform you that singer, rock musician, Ted Nugent, will be performing at the Wellmont Theater this Tuesday.
For decades now, Democrats and Republicans here have experienced statewide politics as an interminable waiting game, thanks to a gang of 70- and 80-somethings from the Bay Area who have dominated government for a generation.
When a plane like Malaysia Airline Flight 17 is suddenly dropped from the sky by a missile attack launched from a vehicle no larger than a tank, the temptation is to look for the technology that will protect airline passengers from such threats.
GM General Counsel Michael Millikin, left, CEO Mary Barra and Delphi CEO Rodney O'Neal at the Senate committee hearing Thursday.
In northeastern Alberta, Canada are the Athabascan oilsands , third largest oil reserves in the world.
Officials from the Obama administration's Department of Justice on Thursday struggled to answer seemingly simple questions from Republicans about the immigration crisis on the southern U.S. border and the investigation into the IRS targeting scandal.
General Motors Co. said Wednesday it will back legislation that will require companies to repair used rental cars before they sold or rented - becoming the first automaker to do so.
On July 15, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill, The Highway & Transportation Funding Act of 2014 , that would fund the highway program through May 2015 by transferring $1 billion from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund, the Petroleum Marketers Association of America said in its latest PMAA News From Capitol Hill ... (more)
So far, the brewing fight over the Export-Import Bank - an esoteric institution that's long flown under the political radar - has pitted Republicans against one another.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:57 pm
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