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With classes on the cusp of resuming, Florida's sales tax holiday returns this weekend. Here's what savvy back-to-school shoppers need to know about their 72-hour window to save about seven percent...
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WASHINGTON — The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, handing him a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by...
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A compromise bill headed to the U.S. HOUSE AND SENATE later this week that would inject $10 billion in emergency funding into the nation's troubled Veterans Administration health-care system has the...
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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. The chamber veered from the course many had...
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Posted: Tuesday, July 29th 2014 at 9:20pm Lawmakers employ gimmicks to pay for highway funds WASHINGTON (AP) - The HOUSE AND SENATE have passed competing versions of legislation to prevent the...
2014/07/30 01:52
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New bill introduced in US Senate welcomed by privacy advocates. A new Senate proposal to curb the government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and increase transparency about the...
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More customs and border patrol agents arrive to TX borderMore customs and border patrol agents arrive to TX border More border patrol agents have arrived in Texas, doubling the number in the Rio...
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House Speaker John A. Boehner made exactly the right call Tuesday, rejecting impeachment talk and dismissing the Democratic fundraising scheme based on impeachment talk. Mr. Boehner understands that...
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... -- A new $17 billion dollar VA reform bill could be passed into legislation as early as Wednesday after HOUSE AND SENATE members came to a compromise Monday night on the overhaul plan. With...
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Senate confirms Robert McDonald as VA secretarySenate confirms Robert McDonald as VA secretary The Senate confirms Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary. The Senate confirms Robert...
2014/07/29 23:37
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On Tuesday, Alabama Representatives responded to an audit that was published about access to the VA. U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-District 2) says strong evidence shows that manipulation of...
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Struggling to come up with enough votes to pass a funding bill to address the southern border crisis, House Republican leaders further scaled-back their proposal on Tuesday, unveiling a $659 million...
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Don Shellenberger, a veteran from Waterloo, has made more trips to Iowa City's VA Hospital than he can count. "Unfortunately, one of the problems that we have is Waterloo to Iowa City is 100 miles,"...
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AUGUSTA, Maine — With fewer than 100 days until Election Day, campaigns by legislative candidates are heating up and naturally, both Republicans and Democrats in Maine say the political winds will...
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A 6-year old boy at the center of the political fight to legalize medical marijuana died early Monday morning, and his mother wonders if passage of the bill might have saved his life. Abe Hopkins...
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On The Show The leaders of the HOUSE AND SENATE Veterans Affairs committees are planning to unveil a tentative deal on Monday on legislation meant to improve veterans' health care and tackle the...
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BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick says he plans to sign a bill designed to tighten security around abortion clinics in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts HOUSE AND SENATE on Tuesday gave final passage to the...
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U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-District 2) says strong evidence shows that manipulation of patient scheduling at the Central Alabama Veterans Health Care Administration was a "facility-led,...
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Status: Running for re-election Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) speaks during the DC March for Jobs in Upper Senate Park near Capitol Hill, on July 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty...
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With Israel at War, US Lawmakers Give Full Support In this July 24, 2014, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks with the media on Capitol Hill in Washington. While much of the rest of...
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