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House GOP revokes punishment for lawmaker who defied leaders

[caption id="attachment_28503" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption] WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders handed a subcommittee gavel back to a defiant colleague Thursday days after revoking it in an act of party discipline. GO ...

Gowdy: Blumenthal not author of Benghazi memos

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of a House panel investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, says that a longtime confidant of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton did not write any of the numerous memos he forwarded to C ...

Trade loss an ominous sign for lameduck president

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The trade defeat in Congress was an ominous sign in a month of challenges that could help determine President Barack Obama's standing for the rest of his second term. Fellow Democrats rebuffed last-minute appeals to rescue his glob ...

Harry 'Redskins' Reid is at it again

Continuing a long string of criticism against the NFL, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid today blasted the league for not changing the name of the Washington Redskins, a moniker some consider offensive. Reid's latest attack came after the NFL forced the cancellat ...

Parts of Patriot bill lapse; alternate bill advances

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Washington (Alliance News) - The US Senate failed to extend key parts of anti-terrorism legislation during a rare session late Sunday, following a dispute over intell ...

Senate blocks NSA bill, extends it 2 months

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The Senate early Saturday couldn't agree on a measure that would stop U.S. spying through phone records and extend the program past June 1, instea ...

Senate clears White House-backed trade bill

[caption id="attachment_2361" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global tra ...

Rand Paul ends marathon filibuster of the Patriot Act

[caption id="attachment_21953" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]Two years after rising to national prominence with a 13-hour talking filibuster against drones, Rand Paul has made another marathon speech on the floor of the US Sen ...

House bill would cap expenses for ex-presidents

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn lucrative speaking fees and draw other income would no longer be able to count on ...

Paul Ryan says Amtrak spending cuts not to blame in Philadelphia crash

[caption id="attachment_2283" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]As the FBI continued to investigate whether a projectile hit the Amtrak regional train that derailed outside Philadelphia on Tuesday, killing eight people and injurin ...


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