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2 hrs ago | Roll Call
Senate appropriators want to allocate $110 million for the American Centrifuge Project in Piketon, Ohio, formerly headed by USEC, Inc. "The committee directs that the Department of Energy shall use these funds only to maintain existing centrifuges and facilities associated with domestic enrichment capabilities and safeguard intellectual property ... (more)
6 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun
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.
The 14.5-foot-tall, blue-jeans wearing bear who has greeted tens of thousands of visitors by name at the fair since 1959 was supposed to get his walking papers Monday at the state Controlling Board, a legislative panel that approves state purchases.
I don't care that with Alison Grimes in the Senate there could be millions of more abortions around the world and nation wide than if she hadn't won Is the sin of pride clouding their judgement in wanting the pro-Abortion leftist to be a Senator from KY? The argument will be that Mitch is no better than Grimes, that just as many abortions happen ... (more)
U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes' campaign says former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to join her at a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky next month.
But as we become bogged down in our many problems, I see, unfortunately, a mentality in which we are becoming increasingly a nation of the unfree - the victim - and the timid, in how we're approaching these challenges.
It was a rare accomplishment when a bi-partisan bill sponsored by representative Joyce Beatty on human trafficking was passed unanimously in the House last night.
A bipartisan pair of House members has introduced a bill to improve federal hiring by allowing agencies to share information on job applicants, joining several senators pushing the same reforms.
This week, Senator Rob Portman took to the pages of the Wall Street Journal and made a compelling case that the United States faces a debt challenge that, if left unaddressed will lead to painful and perhaps precipitous economic harm for the country.
Homeless kids count. And they need to be counted accurately. So I am encouraged that Senators Dianne Feinstein and Rob Portman introduced legislation yesterday [7/24] to fix a long-standing injustice in the way our nation counts homeless kids, that has kept about 900,000 children and families from federal assistance programs designed to help them.
The Boehringer Ingelheim Group of Companies announced Thursday that it had entered into an agreement with Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC to sell Ben Venue's facilities, site and related assets to the London-based multinational pharmaceutical company.
If there's any indication that the Ohio congressional delegation is concerned about the state's opioid epidemic, it might be this: Within the past week, four Ohio lawmakers have introduced or announced plans to introduce three bills aimed at addressing drug addiction.
Ohio's two U.S. senators and a handful of U.S. House members have asked the Secretary of Energy to prioritize cleanup of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Piketon after the contractor on-site at the plant announced layoffs of nearly 700 last week.
There did seem to be something off as the senators left the headquarters of the National Republican Senatorial Committee Tuesday.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 09:33 pm
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