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1 hr ago | Hot Air
It wasn't supposed to work this way. The Democrats looked long and hard for viable challengers to Senate Republicans, and hoped to turn at least one major Republican challenger into the Todd Akin of 2014 as a means to paint the entire party as crazy, radical, incompetent, or all three.
5 hrs ago | Journal and Courier
Howey: New approach to the social safety net U.S. Rep. Todd Young suggests social impact bonds.
7 hrs ago | The News Tribune
"President Obama's new EPA rule is more proof that Washington isn't working for Kentucky."
8 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
Senators spent $1 million on charter flights last year Rules allow senators to take taxpayer-funded charter flights when necessary.
9 hrs ago | JD Supra
Norman Bay will head the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission , and to those supporting his appointment, it has been a long time coming.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced a bill to keep the Export-Import Bank open for another five years on Wednesday, although the export lender's future remains uncertain given a conservative campaign to close it down.
On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin hosted more than 250 guests in the United State Capitol Building for a special viewing of the award-winning "Hollow" documentary with filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon.
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.
Radio host Michael Medved has done some enterprise reporting. Rather than merely dismiss Sarah Palin's notion about impeaching President Obama, he looked at the numbers, which he put in front of Palin herself on his radio show.
The West Virginia Democrat was sued earlier this month in Marion County Circuit Court in West Virginia by one of his brothers for allegedly failing to repay $1.7 million loaned several decades ago to keep a family business out of bankruptcy.
BORDER CRISIS BILL A BIG TEST FOR HOUSE GOP It'll be a long summer if Republicans can't pass a bill to deal with the influx of migrant children at the Southern border.
How a bipartisan group that hoped to make Washington more functional became yet another cog in the D.C. money-making machine - and infuriated Democrats No Labels, a group of Republican and Democrat Congressmen, gather to call for a solution to end the U.S. Government shut down on Capitol Hill in Washington, October 10, 2013.
Freedom Industries' storage facility on the Elk River in West Virginia In a little-publicized report released last week, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board determined that an egregious lack of oversight at chemical storage company Freedom Industries, which used tankers damaged by corrosion to hold toxic materials, caused the disastrous chemical spill ... (more)
It's probably safe to say Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia's political future may depend on how well he is able to tamp down the Obama administration and the Environmental Protection Agency's regulatory "war on coal," at least in his home state.
Conservatives may be headlining the opposition to the Export-Import Bank, but the efforts of coal-friendly Democrats to change the little-known agency's rules could further jeopardize its future.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 08:26 pm
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