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4 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Surprise Senate highway vote near deadline

As the U.S. Highway Trust Fund skids toward an August 1 money shortage, the Senate decided Tuesday to keep the issue in limbo at least a day or two more.

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Related Topix: US News, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Bob Corker

6 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

The yearlong investigation by Republican staff on the Senate Homeland Security Committee paints a portrait of inspection delays, government errors in risk assessment and industry loopholes in a $595 million terror prevention program passed by Congress in 2006.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Terrorism, Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Tom Carper

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Frustrated governor writes Obama about border kids

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam expressed frustration with the Obama administration's decision to place 760 unaccompanied minors in his state without notification.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Nathan Deal, US House of Representatives, Autos

KCCI-TV Des Moines

More VA employees told to falsify data

Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor after making an appointment, new details from an internal VA audit show.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, White City, OR, Jeff Miller, US News, US House of Representatives, US Politics

The Island Packet

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

The department will decide whether any discipline is warranted based on the recommendations of the school's academic review board, Provost Lance Betros said.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, United States Army War College, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, Life, Veteran Affairs

USA Today

Obama team: Delay in climate rules will hurt economy

President Obama's team issued a report Tuesday saying that climate change will damage the long-term unless it is checked in the short-term.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, US News

KHOU-TV Houston

Obama going to dinner as clock ticks toward recess

President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

Lexington Herald-Leader

Senate Democrats seek to split GOP on export bank

In this Nov. 28, 2010, photo, the American flag is illuminated by the late afternoon sun as it is displayed at the entrance of the U.S. Export Import Bank in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Mary Landrieu, Virginia

The News Tribune

Senate to vote on highway money as deadline looms

The House passed a $10.8 billion bill last week that would pay for highway and transit aid through the end of May 2015 if transportation spending is maintained at current levels.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Senator Tom Carper, Bob Corker, Barbara Boxer

KHOU-TV Houston

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Medicare, Health, Retirement, US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Herald

House bill lets airlines advertise pre-tax fares

In a victory for airlines and their workers' unions, the House rejected consumers' complaints and passed legislation Monday letting airline advertising emphasize the base price of tickets, before taxes and fees are added.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Peter DeFazio, Democrat

News Observer

Boehner urges US solidarity with Israel

"At times like this, people try to isolate Israel - but we are here to stand with Israel," Boehner said in remarks at the National Press Club.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Mitch McConnell

KMIZ

What will get done before Congress' recess?

Congress faces several big issues before beginning its August recess at the end of the week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives

NewsOK.com

Officials: Funds secured for nuclear fuel project

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and members of her state's congressional delegation say federal lawmakers have secured enough money to ensure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.

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Related Topix: Representative Tim Scott, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Nikki Haley, US Governors

KTEN-TV Denison

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The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the West.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Lebanon Daily News

10 Things to Know for Today

This May 7, 2014, file photo shows House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, joined at right by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., as he speaks during a panel on Capitol in Washington.

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Related Topix: Pete Sessions, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Virginia Foxx, Texas, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Sunherald.com

Pence, Bayh, crowd 2016 field with questions

Until Pence says otherwise, he's the clear pick for his party for the governor's office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Senate, Evan Bayh, Democrat, US Governors, Indianapolis, IN

KSFO AM 560

Texan Bipartisan Pair: American Public Wants an - Orderly Border'

With just five days left until Congress adjourns for summer recess, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, are attempting a bipartisan, last-ditch effort to address the border crisis in their home state but there are few signs of support in Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Olympian

Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

The ruling from U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Scullin is the latest in a protracted fight over gun laws in Washington.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Guns, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, US House of Representatives

News Observer

APNewsBreak: Tentative deal reached on VA reform

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., scheduled a news conference Monday to talk about a compromise plan to fix a veterans' health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Medicine, Nursing

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