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Reuters* In Washington, barge industry courts lawmakers from river states * Critics question plan to boost already large subsidies for waterway traffic * Shipping industry has a history of support in Congress By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON, May 6 (Reuters) - As...
WASHINGTON — Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer have served longer together than any other pair of California senators — 20 years — and will soon replace Iowa's team as the current longest-serving tandem. In a chamber where the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a "not-so-fast" campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week. Their...
WASHINGTON - A program that puts billions of dollars in the pockets of farmers whether or not they plant a crop may disappear with hardly a protest from farm groups and the politicians who look out for their interests. The Senate is expected to begin...
As finance director for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Ronald Lederkramer didn't need to do much driving to keep an eye on the stadium's books. But he has charged taxpayers about $7,600 for gasoline since 2008, even for fill-ups near Las Vegas and in...
In his final two years running the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Patrick Lynch enjoyed around-the-clock use of a 2009 Cadillac owned by the landmark stadium. The car had been an upgrade, replacing a 2005 model from the Coliseum fleet. But Lynch didn't...
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Nation NowMass transit bill: Environmentalists, unions and conservative groups all agree on a highway and mass transit bill headed to the House this week -- they hate it....
Nation NowOil drilling: A measure that would allow new oil drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to energy exploration is headed for a vote in the Republican-controlled House. It is expected to be...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterRep. Michele Bachmann has been propelled into the 2012 presidential contest in part by her insistent calls to reduce federal spending, a pitch in tune with the big-government antipathy gripping many conservatives. But theMinnesota Republican and her...
If the late U.S. Sen. William Proxmire, D-Wis., could find a way to communicate with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., he'd probably say: "What took you guys so long?" As reported Wednesday in The Morning Call, Toomey, who is from the Lehigh Valley, is a...
Nation NowCongressional Republican leaders are drafting legislation that would steer money from new offshore energy production into highway construction....
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando SentinelWhen House Republicans unveiled their “Pledge to America” last week, I expected other party leaders and right-leaning commentators to praise it, and Democrats and liberal pundits to pan it. With few exceptions, that's just what th...
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