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54 min ago | TheNewspaper
The US Senate on Tuesday voted 79 to 18 to pass a modified version of the stop-gap measure providing funding for federal transportation projects that cleared the House earlier this month .
5 hrs ago | The Daily Caller
As the Senate prepared to vote on keeping the Highway Trust Fund solvent, Utah Republican Sen. Mike Lee proposed transferring a significant amount of discretion over transportation projects back to the states.
6 hrs ago | The Hill
Funding for federal highway projects were at a crossroads on Tuesday after the Senate approved legislation that House Republican leaders say is a nonstarter in the lower chamber.
6 hrs ago | Politico
The Senate has passed a bill to rescue highway and transit funding that House Speaker John Boehner says he won't accept, keeping the specter of a "highway cliff" alive with just days before Congress is set to leave for its August recess.
9 hrs ago | Free Republic
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today released the following statement regarding the USA FREEDOM Act of 2014 filed today.
12 hrs ago | Politico
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy today unveiled an update of his surveillance reform bill, the USA Freedom Act, after weeks of negotiations with the White House and civil liberties groups.
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Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair came to prominence in the 1990s as an expert in political renovation, transforming the Labour Party from a creaky, socialist relic to a modern, center-left governing institution.
Good catch by Dave Weigel from this weekend's "Romney defeats Obama!" CNN troll poll .
Former Indaia governor and now Purdue University president Mitch Daniels is providing a model for fighting college-tuition inflation and reforming the higher education landscape, as Douglas Belkin reports in the Wall Street Journal : A year and a half into his tenure, Mr. Daniels has frozen tuition , cut the cost of student food by 10% and ... (more)
The deficit-neutral plan would consolidate nearly a dozen federal anti-poverty programs into a single funding stream for states ; expand the Earned Income Tax Credit to childless workers; streamline federal grant, loan, and work-study programs and give more educational programs access to accreditation ; revise the mandatory-minimum sentencing ... (more)
Several years ago, when I was working on a project to compile 19th century Utah schoolteachers' narratives in a book, I found this quote from noted scholar Carolyn Heilbrun: "Women in the past have a dreadful tendency to disappear in a cloud of anonymity and silence."
Dinesh D'Souza has been ridiculed for his conspiracy theories about President Obama and other progressives, but Republican elected officials have repeatedly rushed to his defense even when D'Souza has made absurd, unsupported allegations.
Previous estimates said the SSA would save taxpayers $3 billion over 10 years but the new memo more than doubles that at $7.4 billion The Department of Justice has responded to a Freedom of Information Act request from FDL News for documents estimating the costs that the federal government will not have to incur if the Smarter Sentencing Act of ... (more)
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:42 pm
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