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This July 8, 2014 file photo shows Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev.speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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Gen. John Campbell, the army's vice chief of staff and nominee to lead U.S. forces in Afghanistan, cited his son's experiences as a soldier there to answer a senator's tough questions last year about a troubled intelligence technology system.
Abortion rights advocates in North Carolina say they are in the dark about new rules required by a year-old law that they fear could effectively shut down many of the state's clinics.
Democratic and Republican US senators exasperated with the Obama administration's response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine threatened on Wednesday to pass new sanctions without waiting for the Obama administration to act.
For President Barack Obama, the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border is increasingly becoming a political liability, giving Republicans a fresh opportunity to question his administration's competence and complicating the debate over the nation's fractured immigration laws.
Senator Claire McCaskill spoke out on a nationwide survey regarding the handling of sexual assaults on college campuses.
But the rise in the often duplicative audits has failed to reduce Medicare fraud, according to a report released Wednesday.
In a statement, Udall said that "due to last-minute votes and legislative activity" he will be unable to make the trip back to Colorado for the event.
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved Tuesday a cybersecurity bill that would pave the way for sharing of information between government and the private sector on security threats.
As part of the renovation and expansion of their SoHo home at the Michael Kors Building, God's Love We Deliver has announced "1,000 Tiles for Love," a campaign where people purchase 4"x4" ceramic tiles inscribed with their name or a message, to support the initiative.
Cleveland won the unanimous backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP's 2016 presidential pick will accept the party's nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio.
This June 29, 2014 file photo shows Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes speaking in Louisville, Ky.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez wants federal prosecutors to pursue evidence the Cuban government invented and planted the allegations that he had hired underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic, according to a Washington Post report .
Ben Tribbett announced his resignation on Twitter late Monday, saying he didn't want to be a distraction because of personal attacks directed toward him.
The newest revelations about the National Security Agency may be shocking to the rest of us.
That decision comes after immigration advocates objected strongly to administration proposals to speed thousands of unaccompanied minors back home to El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, where many face gang violence.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 05:56 am
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