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1 hr ago | Automotive News
More than seven years before General Motors Co. began the biggest wave of auto recalls in history, an investigator for Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc. contacted the carmaker about a fatal rollover crash in California.
2 hrs ago | The Washington Post
This week, Sen. Mike Lee attempted to use Uber to explain his amendment to the federal highway bill that would shift authority over federal highway and transportation funds to the states, accompanied by an 80 percent cut in the federal gas tax.
5 hrs ago | National Journal
Stacey Abrams is a self-identifying introvert, a former bureaucrat, a businesswoman, and the author of eight romantic-suspense novels.
Today, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer and Congresswoman Susan Davis introduced the Survivor Outreach and Support Campus Act , legislation that would require colleges and universities to establish an independent, on-campus advocate to support survivors of sexual assault.
Sen. Barbara Boxer and Rep. Susan Davis, both California Democrats, on Wednesday proposed new legislation to address campus sexual assault, just hours after a broader bipartisan package on the same topic was unveiled.
Senator Barbara Boxer supports the proposal, saying it would save and improve thousands of lives.
With just two days left before lawmakers leave Washington, D.C. for a five-week-long recess, the House and Senate still have not agreed on how to keep funding federal highway and construction spending.
OBAMA'S CLIMATE PUSH TAKES CENTER STAGE: The Obama administration and its supporters fanned out around the country Tuesday to press the case for acting on climate change, arguing on the Hill, at packed EPA hearings and in a new White House report that the price for doing nothing is far too high.
A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of... A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in ... (more)
Senate approves bill to extend highway fund Stage is set for last-minute congressional negotiations Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1rNFHp7 Traffic passes a construction zone at the interchange of U.S. Highway 65 and Interstate 80 in May in Altoona, Iowa.
The White House has released a major report on the economic costs of not immediately acting to curb global warming - coincidentally, on the same day the Environmental Protection Agency kicked off hearings on its controversial rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.
Citing the Gaza war as a catalyst, Sen. Barbara Boxer re-introduced with broad bipartisan support a bill that would enhance U.S.-Israel strategic ties.
The House passed a $10.8 billion bill last week that would pay for highway and transit aid through the end of May 2015 if transportation spending is maintained at current levels.
Sen. James Inhofe , R-Ok., Monday night blocked a vote on a Democratic resolution that would have expressed the sense of the Senate that climate change is occurring and will continue to pose an ongoing risk.
Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO who unsuccessfully ran for U.S. Senate in California in 2010, is diving back into electoral politics.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 09:54 am
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