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ReutersBy Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will ask the private sector to develop software to track troops' health records, part of an ambitious plan to create a system that is fully integrated with the one used...
ReutersBy David Lawder WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - Amid expressions of horror, grief and resolve over the devastating tornado that smashed into suburban Oklahoma City, many U.S. lawmakers expressed relief on Tuesday that they took action in January to bulk...
Tags: Republican Party, FEMA, Albert Tom, Tornadoes, Tom Coburn
WASHINGTON -- When $50 billion in disaster aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy came before Congress this year, three of Oklahoma’s five representatives and both of its senators were among the "no" votes. At the time, some of the Oklahoma lawmakers...
Assignment ManagerFresh off last weekend's Republican convention, the party's statewide ticket is crisscrossing Virginia. Gubernatorial candidate and current Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli led the candidates at a stop at the Roanoke Regional Airport Monday morning. ...
HARRISBURG — Companies that operate in Pennsylvania will no longer be able to avoid paying their full share of taxes by shifting some profits they earn here out of state, according to a House bill approved Monday. But the bill, which was approved...
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...
Blue Cross Blue Shield invested big in House Speaker Will Weatherford during the 2012 elections. And that investment is paying off nicely for the Jacksonville health insurer. Weatherford’s House is scheduled to take up SB 1832 on the floor today....
With insurance-industry lobbyists looking on in approval, the Florida House of Representatives moved Friday to save a $220 million-a-year tax break for the industry — and make Florida drivers wait a little longer to save money on their...
With insurance industry lobbyists looking on in approval, the Florida House of Representatives moved Friday to save a $220 million-a-year tax break for the industry – and make Florida drivers wait a little longer to save money on their...
The Baltimore SunAllegations that a cabal of Black Guerrilla Family gang members effectively took over the Baltimore City Detention Center have prompted a rare out-of-session legislative hearing on the state's prison system. The House Judiciary Committee scheduled a May...
Clout StreetU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said today that under President Barack Obama’s directive, the federal Department of Justice will purchase the long-unused Thomson prison in northwestern Illinois, cutting a check and bypassing the objections of a veteran...
Tags: Republican Party, Prisons, Eric Holder, Barack Obama, Pat Quinn
In addition to having a hand on the nation's checkbook, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski is reaping a political reward from her new assignment as chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee: a significant increase in campaign cash. The Maryland Democrat, who...
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