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19 hrs ago | Politico
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is breaking with conservative Sens. Ted Cruz and Mike Lee over the legislative prospects for the post-election lame duck congressional session. While Cruz and Lee have been raising alarm surrounding any significant legislation moving through Congress during the lame duck, McConnell told reporters on Tuesday that he had little fear that controversial legislation would be jammed through by senators and representatives that just lost their seats.
23 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
With forecasts warning of new storms, Clark County lawmakers declared a state of emergency Tuesday for areas hit hardest by flash flooding last week, and learned they'll receive $1.5 million in federal funds to help repair Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas. County commissioners in Las Vegas unanimously approved the emergency declaration hours after U.S. Sen. Harry Reid announced federal help toward some $5 million in repairs to a washed-out stretch of I-15 near Moapa.
Yesterday | The Washington Post
The chief judge of D.C. Superior Court sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid warning of the "adverse impact" of judicial vacancies on the D.C. bench, specifically in the division that handles cases involving youths. In the Sept.
Yesterday | Roll Call
At what's expected to be their final appearances before the cameras in the Ohio clock corridor before the midterm elections in November, the two political strategists leading the Senate offered predictably upbeat assessments for their respective parties' chances. "If the election were today, we would be just fine.
Yesterday | CBS Atlanta
A Florida woman charged in the 1991 death of her 5-year-old son is scheduled to make her first appearance in a New Jersey courtroom. A Florida woman charged with killing her 5-year-old son more than 20 years ago has pleaded not guilty in a New Jersey courtroom.
Yesterday | KAUZ
The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul will participate in a Department of Justice pilot program designed to detect American extremists who are looking to join terror organizations overseas, U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said... Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.
Yesterday | The Miami Herald
As Congress debates terrorism overseas, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is finding time for an issue closer to home. Reid is working to ensure that a nuclear waste dump in his home state of Nevada remains mothballed even though the government has spent $15 billion on it.
Yesterday | IOMA
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Yesterday | The Las Vegas Sun
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid says Clark County will get $1.5 million in federal emergency funds to help pay for repairing flood damage on Interstate 15 northeast of Las Vegas. Reid's announcement came Tuesday, with county lawmakers considering a disaster declaration and road crews continuing a $5 million job to repair a washed-out stretch of I-15 near Moapa.
Yesterday | Washington Examiner
Congress is back from its five-week August recess, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., is wasting no time picking up where he left off: Attacking libertarian businessmen Charles and David Koch . Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett, currently a conservative talk radio host, argued in an op-ed published Tuesday by Roll Call that the Senate Majority Leader's constant and increasingly vicious attacks on two wealthy private citizens are likely meant to stir up class envy among U.S. voters ahead of the November midterm elections .
Yesterday | Roll Call
The Senate has set the date for returning for the lame duck session. Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is advising senators they will return for the post-election lame duck session the day following Veterans Day.
Yesterday | Point of View
President Obama has been very selective on which parts of Obamacare he wants and doesn't want to implement, and when. President Obama has been very selective on which parts of Obamacare he wants and doesn't want to implement, and when.
Yesterday | US News & World Report
The news media have been focusing heavily on foreign policy during the past month, with extensive coverage of the crises in Iraq, Syria, Gaza, Ukraine and Afghanistan. But the U.S. economy will be the top issue on the minds of voters in the midterm elections Nov. 4, pollsters say.
Republicans, political strategists and pundits are beginning to notice that in almost every close Senate race in the country, there are one or more third-party or independent candidates on the ballot who could conceivably decide which major candidate will prevail in November and, consequently, whether Harry Reid 's Democrats will control the Senate for the next two years. In most races, they won't make much difference, but in some, the votes they siphon away from a major candidate could prove crucial.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday held a traditional toast ahead of the Jewish New Year for employees of his office, in which he called for a "significant increase" in the defense budget following Operation Protective Edge. "Any responsible leader, in the face of the increasing threats around us, would demand and make possible a significant increase in the defense budget given the reality and the growing security challenges around us and this is what we will do, a significant increase of many billions," stated Netanyahu.
A strong plurality--and a near majority--of Americans in battleground states support deporting the illegal immigrant juveniles who have flooded across the border from Central America. In a poll conducted by Politico, an outlet that has given favorable treatment to pro-amnesty groups, 49 percent of voters in battleground states want illegal immigrant juveniles deported, while 29 percent want them to remain in the country "after the appropriate judicial hearings."
U.S. Senate candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes goes skeet-shooting in her campaign's latest television ad in an attempt to make it clear that she's "not Barack Obama." The ad, released Monday, has Grimes firing critiques toward her opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell , as she shoots clay pigeons.
Debo Adegbile, President Barack Obama's beleaguered nominee to lead to the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, has withdrawn his nomination and returned to private practice. The Senate blocked Adegbile's confirmation in March, not because of his credentials but because he was once an attorney for controversial death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted 30 years ago of murdering a Philadelphia police officer.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:26 pm
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