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Hagel: Defense Department plans "review" of dependence on RD-180
The Defense Department will perform some kind of review of the dependence of the US on the Russian-manufactured RD-180 engine, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told a House committee on Thursday.
Byrne Welcomes Federation Members to Nation's Capital
The newest member of Alabama's congressional delegation U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Mobile, visits with constituents from the state's 1st District during the Alabama Farmers Federation's Washington Legislative Conference March 11-13.
UPDATE 1-Acting CFTC head pleads with U.S. Congress for more funding
The acting head of the U.S. derivatives regulator pleaded with federal lawmakers on Thursday to give his agency more funding, saying a tight budget has prevented staff from completing compliance exams and threatens to hobble enforcement.
House ethics board drives transparency, controversy
Five years ago today , Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo., welcomed a witness to a House Small Business Committee hearing and launched a new era of ethics investigations in Congress.
Candidates From Democratic Family Nixed By GOP
The son and daughter-in-law of former Democratic House Speaker Tom Drake have lost their bids to run for major Alabama offices as Republicans.
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Josh Moon's Just Saying: Paranoia has struck Alabama
It's true what Buffalo Springfield said back in 1966, paranoia does strike deep.
Which Republicans Voted for the Last Minimum Wage Increase?
The last time that Congress voted to raise the minimum age was 2007 . The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 raised the federal minimum wage in 3 increments: to $5.85 per hour 60 days after enactment , to $6.55 per hour 12 months after that , and finally to $7.25 per hour 12 months after that .