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2014/12/19 08:26
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Homicide suspect passes away before trial This November, a nearly 17-year-old homicide trial was brought to a screeching halt when the suspect died. John Bloomfield was set to take the stand in...
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2014/12/18 17:29
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Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is canceling his dream plan to create a single-payer health system in the state, he announced Wednesday. “I am not going to undermine the hope of achieving critically...
2014/12/18 14:02
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With the way our dysfunctional federal government works, it’s not uncommon for the end of a fiscal year to come and go without there being a budget for the next fiscal year in place. This phenomenon...
2014/12/18 12:34
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WASHINGTON: The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed a resolution recognising Nobel laureates Kaliash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai as "symbols of peace" for their efforts to end the scourge of child...
2014/12/17 20:46
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Washington —Dec. 17, 2014 — The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) today commended Congress for enacting legislation that will increase the user fee assessed on barge diesel fuel to help...
2014/12/17 19:45
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What if a bad back or unexplained nerve pain aren’t really bodily malfunctions, but instead manifestations of painful emotions, stress and unmet ambition? “The subject is pain,” says John Sarno,...
2014/12/17 14:10
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WASHINGTON >> The Democratic-controlled Senate confirmed the last batch of President Barack Obama's judicial appointees and sent the White House legislation extending tax breaks for the working class...
2014/12/17 05:44
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SEATTLE — Former preschool teacher U.S. Sen. Patty Murray wants to rescue the so-called No Child Left Behind Law in her new role as ranking Democrat on the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions...
2014/12/16 20:47
2014/12/16 20:47
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Sen. Tom Harkin, who has long prioritized the needs of Americans with disabilities, is retiring after 40 years in Congress. (Thinkstock) After 40 years on Capitol Hill, a U.S. senator who shaped the...
2014/12/16 03:56
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Right after Democrats got routed in the midterm election, the left-wing group MoveOn.org blasted their activists with a message not to panic. Party leaders should, in fact, “double down on progressive...
2014/12/15 23:28
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Washington (CNN) -- Several congressional giants, who are retiring or were voted out of office, said their public goodbyes during the first half of December. Amid debate over government funding and...
2014/12/15 22:51
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Senate Avoids Shutdown, Passes Cromnibus in Bipartisan Vote Reid, left, and Mitch McConnell, are tested as the government gets closer to shutting down. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Updated 11:26 p.m....
2014/12/15 20:49
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WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — They’re either defeated or quitting, but departing members of Congress have no shortage of solutions to fix Washington. In his farewell speech last week, Democratic Sen....
2014/12/14 19:14
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WASHINGTON — The Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending measure Saturday night funding most of the government through September, removing the threat of a shutdown for much of 2015. The bipartisan...
2014/12/14 15:39
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Senate approves 1.1 trillion dollar spending billPosted: Sunday, December 14, 2014 10:11 AM ESTUpdated: Sunday, December 14, 2014 10:11 AM EST WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The Senate approved a $1.1 trillion...
2014/12/13 14:51
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Murray Announces Intent to Take HELP Patty Murray confirmed Friday that she plans to succeed Tom Harkin as the top�Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee next year,...
2014/12/13 00:45
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WASHINGTON -- Less than a month after Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) landed a new Senate leadership position, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and President...
2014/12/12 23:36
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On the floor of the U.S. Senate this morning, 40 years of service to the state of Iowa came to an end. Tom Harkin, first elected to Congress in 1975 and the U.S. Senate in 1985, gave his final speech...
2014/12/12 23:24
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Adrian Peterson denied immediate reinstatementAdrian Peterson denied immediate reinstatement Arbiter denies Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's appeal for immediate reinstatement.More >> Arbiter...
2014/12/12 23:06
2014/12/12 23:06
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Sen. Tom Harkin made his final speech on the Senate floor Friday. "Now, when I will no longer be engaged in legislative battle, when I will no long be summoned by the Senate bells, now when I will...
2014/12/19 08:26
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