3 hrs ago
Christian Science Monitor
Democrats at odds over Big Oil's bid for East Coast drilling
Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana is an advocate for expanded offshore oil and gas drilling in the US.
5 hrs ago
The Narragansett Times
Great Island Bridge just one of many in disrepair in RI
If you've ever driven a car in Rhode Island then you probably know that many of the state's roads and bridges are in need of repair.
9 hrs ago
New York Magazine
Washington and Wall Street Are in the Grips of the Big Lull
Despite chaos abroad, an end-of-summer malaise has settled in early this year and there's no end in sight.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Maryland State Senator Must Drop Hershey Bar-Like Signs
JULY 16: In this photo illustration, Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
NEIT christens shipbuilding, marine trades program
CHRISTENING: Cheryl Connors, senior VP of NETech, "christened" the program as one would a boat.
WWII vet receives medals - Warwick Beacon
U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rhode Island state Rep. Lisa Tomasso on Monday presented medals and awards to World War II veteran Anthony D'Abrosca at Coventry Town Hall before D'Abrosca's family and friends.
Cybercast News Service
'Sure Hope So': Harry Reid Wants to Pass Carbon Tax Bill After Midterms
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was asked Monday if Democrats will move a carbon tax bill after the midterm election.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
It's time for Obama to stop selling off our land and water to fossil fuel companies
In its ongoing effort to make life difficult for environment reporters, the Obama administration once again announced major environmental news on a Friday.
WWII Veteran awarded medals nearly 70 years later
By: Melissa Randall email@example.com A World War II Veteran is finally awarded his medals for outstanding service.
Gaza Death Toll at 500 - Feinstein to Putin: 'Man up' -...
DEATH TOLL FROM GAZA FIGHT HITS 500 CNN: "Fierce fighting between Israeli troops and Hamas militants continued near Gaza City on Monday as the death toll from the conflict rose above 500.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Senate snarled by leadership animosity
The Senate went three months this spring without voting on a single legislative amendment, the nitty-gritty kind of work usually at the heart of congressional lawmaking.
Senators seek more time for Liberians in US
Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse are among a group of 15 senators asking President Barack Obama to extend the stays of Liberians living temporarily in the U.S. after fleeing their home country amid civil war.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
'Severe blow' for carbon taxes?
Australia's recent vote to repeal its tax on carbon dioxide emissions is a setback to establishing a similar charge in the U.S., both sides in the debate agree.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
RI Congressional Delegation Reacts to Malaysia Airliner Attack
's Congressional delegation were touring a South Country transportation project Friday, but many of their thoughts were half-a-world away.
Bridge repairs halted with lack of federal highway funds
And on Friday, state officials toured a bridge replacement project in Narragansett to see how that's affecting Rhode Island structures.
The Washington Post
Why did the IRS provide a trove of taxpayer information to the FBI?
Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Thursday testified before a House oversight panel about how the FBI ended up with a database from the Internal Revenue Service containing private taxpayer information for about 12,000 nonprofit advocacy groups.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Democrats' Effort to Drive Conservatives Out of Politics Ramps Up In the Senate
The Democratic Party is engaged in a long-term, multi-faceted effort to drive conservative money out of politics so that competing messages won't be heard.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Coal provision could divide Senate Dems on Export-Import Bank bill
Sens. Barbara Boxer and Sheldon Whitehouse are promising to fight any efforts to roll back Export-Import Bank restrictions on financing overseas coal plants - even those from a fellow Democrat.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Botnet Bill Potentially in the Works From Sheldon Whitehouse
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse is looking to draft legislation on the issue of networks of computers infected with malware, known as botnets.
Rhode Island Has Worst Roads in U.S., Feds Say
Rhode Island has the highest percentage of defective roads in the country, according to a new federal report.