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2 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Senate confirms US ambassador to Russia

After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America's new envoy to Russia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, Democrat

2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Senate confirms US ambassador to Russia

John Tefft of Va., arrives to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, to be the new U.S. Ambassador to Russia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, Democrat

6 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Tesla breaks ground in Reno for potential Gigafactory, speeds up Model S production

Tesla Motors revealed Thursday that it is drastically ramping up production with a new final assembly line at its Fremont factory while breaking ground on a potential site for its much anticipated Gigafactory just across the California border in Reno.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, SUV, Tesla Model X, Reno, NV, Tesla Motors, Startups, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

6 hrs ago | Roll Call

Reid: CIA Snooping on the Senate 'Appalling'

Majority Leader Harry Reid called the CIA's snooping on computers used by Intelligence Committee staff "appalling and deeply threatening to our system of checks and balances" and is demanding changes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Martin Heinrich, Dianne Feinstein, Senator Martin Heinrich

10 hrs ago | Politico

Obama, Hill leaders to discuss world

President Barack Obama will huddle with top congressional leaders on Thursday to discuss national security and foreign affairs issues, including the ongoing military campaign by Israel in Gaza.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, US House of Representatives

14 hrs ago | Politico

Sandoval leads Reid in GOP poll

Just as the Kentucky Senate race is the marquee contest of the 2014 cycle, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's reelection campaign promises to be the premier down-ballot race in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, Susana Martinez

17 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Northern Nevada lands bill gets new lease on life

A sweeping lands bill for Northern Nevada that had a bleak outlook in Congress just a few months ago suddenly has new life.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Steven Horsford, Democrat, US Senate, Nevada

22 hrs ago | Boxing Socialist

Diego Chaves finally gets visa, fight will continue

Brandon Rios, trainer Robert Garcia and other members of their team left their training camp in Oxnard, California, on Tuesday night to make the four-hour drive to Las Vegas in anticipation of Rios' fight on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Oxnard, CA, THQ, Las Vegas, Video Games, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Politico

Rubio defends immigration vote

Marco Rubio dipped his toes back into volatile immigration waters Wednesday, voting to open debate on a bill to address the humanitarian crisis along the Southern border even though the plan is strongly opposed by conservative Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Immigration Reform, Senator Rand Paul, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz

UPI

GOP legislators urge public to 'fire' Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

House Republicans ramped up their "Fire Reid" campaign Tuesday by urging voters to turn against Democratic senatorial candidates in November with the goal of ousting Harry Reid as Senate majority leader.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David McKinley, Marsha Blackburn, Representative Bill Johnson

City Paper

Capitol Hill's Most Beautiful People Celebrate Beauty, Beautifully

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton 's legislative associate Jason Spear arrived at work Tuesday as usual.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Kos

Republicans fight to keep tax breaks for companies moving jobs overseas

Senate Republicans once again showed their stellar values by filibustering a bill that would have cut corporate tax breaks for moving jobs overseas .

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Liberal Political News

World News Report

Nevada Copper Advances Lyon County Bill

Passage of the Lyon County Bill will accelerate the permitting timeline for its Stage 2 Open Pit Mine at its 100% owned Pumpkin Hollow copper project located in Yerington, Nevada.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Steven Horsford, Representative Mark Amodei, Yerington, NV, US Governors, Brian Sandoval

Examiner.com

Grounds for impeachment

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid blamed Republicans in the House for failing to act on the border crisis, saying they are hamstrung by their own "crazy ideas."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Silicon Alley Insider

Harry Reid And Mitch McConnell Finally Found Something They Can Agree On

Sen. Harry Reid and Sen. Mitch McConnell have set aside their feud in order to team up against the United Nations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat

KRNV-TV Reno

On Your Side: Federal grant money still tied up

A state lawmaker is taking up the fight for dozens of local contractors who are still waiting to be paid for work they did years ago.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

US News & World Report

GOP Pushes Obama on the Immigration Border Crisis He Created

Congressional Republicans have not forgotten how a former senior staffer from the Obama White House accidentally illumined a portion of the new administration's motto and operating philosophy: "Never let a good crisis go to waste."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Washington Post

In the Loop: Clock is ticking on nominees

We're now into serious nail-biting time for about 150 nominees to see whether they'll be confirmed by the Senate before the lawmakers slither out of town for a five-week recess.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Joe Manchin, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell

The Daily Caller

Boehner Promises No Amnesty Bill This Year

Speaker of the House John Boehner promised July 29 that the House would reject the renewed effort by Democrats and businesses to pass their so-called "comprehensive immigration reform" bill, which includes an amnesty and increased inflow of immigrants and guest-workers.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, US Senate, Democrat

The Las Vegas Sun

Sen. Heller's views on gun background checks are more complex than you think

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., second from left, accompanied by fellow Senate Republicans, gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, where they discussed benefits to long-term jobless workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman

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