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Nations dependent on Russian supplies plead for US gas exports
Fracking is a strategic weapon in the US arsenal that, instead of costing billions of dollars, actually generates tax revenues and prosperity.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Local Radio Freedom Act Gains Support
Four representatives and two senators have added their support to the Local Radio Freedom Act, a resolution saying Congress won't impose "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge relating to the public performance of sound recordings on a local radio station for or broadcasting sound recordings over-the-air, or on any business for ... (more)
IMF funding issue delays U.S. Congress Ukraine bill
U.S. lawmakers debated on Tuesday whether to include a shift in funding for the International Monetary Fund in a bill to address the crisis in Ukraine, raising concerns that the measure could be delayed for weeks.
Intrigue at the top as CIA, Senate feud goes public
Sen. Rob Portman speaks while flankeded by U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell , Sen. John Cornyn and Sen. John Barrasso , March 11, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
The Daily Caller
Senate Republicans accuse Dems of using 'climate talkathon' to suck up to megadonor
Shortly after Democrats held a 14-hour "Climate Talkathon," Republicans took to the Senate floor to slam Democratic calls for climate regulations that would raise energy costs for families.
OOPS: Senator Accidentally Makes The Case For Treating Gun Violence As A Public Health Threat
During an appearance on Fox News' On The Record with Greta Van Susteren on Monday night, physician and Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso inadvertently made the case for tackling gun violence as a public health threat - even while slamming President Barack Obama's Surgeon General nominee, Dr. Vivek Murthy, for holding that same position.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
How Congress is Undermining America's Environmental Legacy
The U.S. Congress is whittling away America's proud legacy of environmental protection.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Lawmakers applying that pressure for more natural gas exports
Europe gets roughly a third of their total natural gas imports via Russia, and as a a few forward-thinkers have been advocating for a couple of years now, one of the best ways to blunt the influence of the energy supply from any one country or organization is to keep pouring more oil and gas into the global bathtub that is the world's energy ... (more)
Christian Science Monitor
Campaign kickoff: Can Republicans win on Obamacare alone?
Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming , accompanied by Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington last month about Obamacare.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Republican Civil War Fueled By Conservative Nonprofits, Super PACs
JANUARY 28: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell talks to reporters after the weekly Republican Senate caucus luncheon with Sen. Roy Blunt , Sen. John Barrasso , Sen. John Thune and Sen. John Cornyn at the U.S. Capitol January 28, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Obama's $4T budget won't tame national debt - Emails raise questions ...
March 4, 2014: Copies of President Obama's proposed fiscal 2015 budget are set out for distribution by the Senate Budget Committee on Capitol Hill.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
U.S. Lawmakers see exports of natural gas as a way to help Ukraine
A growing chorus of lawmakers Tuesday urged President Obama to fully tap America's vast supply of natural gas and use it as powerful leverage against Russian President Vladimir Putin .
Mitch McConnell: Obama Budget Is 'Political Stunt'
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed President Barack Obama's $3.9 trillion budget proposal on Tuesday as "not a very serious document."
Barrasso on Obama Budget: 'Supersized' Government
President Barack Obama likes government "supersized," Sen. John Barrasso said Tuesday after the release of the White House's 2015 budget proposal.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ukraine crisis new rallying point for U.S. energy export backers
Supporters of U.S. energy exports have pounced on the crisis in Ukraine to press their case for faster approvals of liquid natural gas projects and for an end to the decades-long ban on exports of most U.S. crude oil.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
US Senate resolution supporting Sri Lanka calls Obama to adopt a...
Mar 01, Colombo: A bipartisan resolution introduced in support of Sri Lanka by eleven senators of the United States call on US President to develop a comprehensive and well balanced policy towards Sri Lanka that reflects US interests, including respect for human rights, democracy, and the rule of law, as well as economic and security interests.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Great Falls Tribune
Montana Soap Box: Environment under attack
The U.S. Congress is whittling away at America's proud legacy of environmental protection.
Minot Daily News
ICBM coalition senators urge DoD to retain missile silos
Members of the Senate ICBM Coalition this week pressed Adm. James Winnefeld Jr., vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to retain the intercontinental ballistic missile silos in North Dakota, Montana and Wyoming.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Albert R. Hunt | Right wing sees threat in disabled-rights treaty
WASHINGTON -- Any suspicion that the political right, after suffering a defeat on the debt ceiling and facing threats from business donors, is losing its clout can be dismissed by the fight over the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Jackson Hole Radio
Enzi's Proposed Single Issue Bill Is Popular
Wyoming's US Senator Mike Enzi together with Senator John Barrasso earlier this month proposed a bill limiting legislation at the national level to single issues, just as Wyoming restricts their legislation.