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1 hr ago | Transport Topics
The chairman of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee on July 28 criticized the primary source of funding for a House bill that would shore up the Highway Trust Fund, a day before the Senate is expected to vote on the legislation.
4 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
The program's giant hospital trust fund won't be exhausted until 2030 - four years later than last year's estimate.
5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici and Mayor Denny Doyle, center, outside The Knoll, a HOME-funded senior housing project in Tigard.
Surrounded by walls of maps and computers, employees at the Northwest Interagency Coordination Center in downtown Portland certainly have their hands full.
Oregon's major-party candidates for U.S. senator are trading jabs over how the other stands on federal budget questions.
An oil train safety review by Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber shows the state has a lot to do before it can claim to be prepared for oil trains that are already crisscrossing Oregon.
The CIA obtained a confidential email to Congress about alleged whistleblower retaliation related to the Senate's classified report on the agency's harsh interrogation program, triggering fears that the CIA has been intercepting the communications of officials who handle whistleblower cases.
A senior Senate Democrat is firing a warning shot at the White House against stalling the release of a report about the past use of torture by the U.S. intelligence community.
THE LEDE: Anticipation is building for Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy to unveil his new bill for reforming the National Security Agency.
As a massive wildfire burned in Washington state this week and the threat of more fires looms over the West , there has been increasing pressure to fix the way the country pays to fight fires.
With time running out, the Senate may adopt House bill to keep the Highway Trust Fund solvent until next May. If it does, a long-term Transportation Bill is highly unlikely this year.
Waging war on smoking, for-profit colleges and tax loopholes may sound like odd subjects for the military spending bill, but not when you consider who is wielding the gavel.
Sometime this summer, probably when as many Americans as possible are tanning on a beach and not paying attention, the White House is expected to release a version of a classified report on torture during the Bush years.
A condemned murderer took nearly two hours to die and gasped for about 90 minutes during an execution in Arizona that quickly rekindled the national debate on capital punishment in the U.S. For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 04:49 pm
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