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Pennsylvania Ave.It may arguably be the chocolate of the 1 percent, but we're sure New Mexico Democrat Tom Udall enjoyed it all the same. It was a gift after all. A gift from Pennsylvania's Bob Casey. Monday evening between votes, a......
Pennsylvania Ave.Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter returned to Capitol Hill Tuesday morning where he had spent 30 years representing Pennsylvania before losing in the Democratic primary last year. Now from his view on the outside looking in, Specter said Pennsylvania will......
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 26 - June 1, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Trisha's Southern Kitchen In the season...
Staff writerThis weekend on the Sunday morning talk circuit: Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin will be a guest on CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Discussing the national government's response to disasters will be Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., and Sen....
Tribune reporterWASHINGTON -- The prospects seemed strong Thursday for Penny Pritzker becoming Commerce secretary after a two-hour confirmation hearing, as she drew praise from both Democrats and Republicans. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the top Republican on the Senate...
ReutersBy Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, May 23 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has nominated Chicago attorney Zachary Fardon to be the U.S. prosecutor in Chicago, which has seen the indictments of many top local politicians and mob figures, the two U.S....
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The lawyer picked Thursday to succeed Patrick Fitzgerald as Chicago's U.S. attorney is a former federal prosecutor best known for taking on corrupt politicians and powerful institutions such as the University of Notre Dame. Zachary Fardon would take...
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Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday voted to limit the amount of government subsidies the wealthiest farmers receive when purchasing crop insurance. The vote was one small victory this week for critics of a massive, five-year farm bill that...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Army sergeant at the Military Academy has been accused of videotaping female cadets in the showers a West Point, a defense official said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of sex-related incidents that has rocked the armed...
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Call Washington BureauDisputes over the government's sugar program break down regionally rather than politically. It pits lawmakers from states like Pennsylvania where candy making is big business against those from states where sugar is grown. Helping to lead the candy...
America's faltering program for apprehending international fugitives got some badly needed attention Monday when Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin announced a series of measures aimed at capturing the growing numbers of criminal suspects who flee across America's...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — A key House committee chairman on Wednesday sharply criticized a wide-ranging immigration bill just passed by a Senate committee, underscoring the difficulties ahead as the politically volatile measure moves forward in a divided...
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