4 hrs ago
Pay-for-delay drives up costs
Whether you are young, old, sick or healthy - chances are that you are going to need to be prescribed some sort of medication in the next year.
8 hrs ago
Cosmo editor makes political push
Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles, the magazine's leader, said Tuesday that she's already on her fourth trip to Washington this year.
13 hrs ago
Voice of America
Senate Includes Foreign Adoptees in US Immigration Reform Bill
American Theresa Alden talks with her adopted foreign-born sons, Gavin , 6, and Graem, 4, at their home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania .
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Broadcasting & Cable
Wheeler: FCC Should Look Into Consumers Held Hostage Over Corporate Disputes
Says might be time for another Newton Minow call for better programming; Republican Senator also says that nominee's answer on FCC authority re political ad disclosures could potentially derail nomination FCC nominee Tom Wheeler said Tuesday that consumers should not be held hostage to business disputes, and that was something the FCC needed to ... (more)
U.S. lawmakers urge careful review of American-US Airways deal
Two U.S. lawmakers with antitrust oversight have urged the Obama administration to carefully review a planned merger of American Airlines and US Airways Group to ensure that it will not lead to higher prices for air travelers.
Pam's House Blend
Anyone Can Link Phone Numbers to Individuals
One of the most bizarre defenses of the NSA program collecting Americans' phone metadata is the claim it is not so bad because they are not actively linking the phone numbers to individuals.
Klobuchar on NSA: 'Look at facts'
Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar is bullish on the NSA's recently revealed surveillance programs, confident compromise immigration will emerge from the fractured Senate, and credits her 19 female colleagues with being a model for bipartisan cooperation.
The Baxter Bulletin
Key medication for Lyme disease in short supply
Jakin and Nicole Koll never would have guessed something so small could cause such a big problem.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Independence Party Role in '14 Minn. Gov Race: TBD
No Minnesota governor in almost two decades has won with a majority of the statewide vote, thanks mostly to a plucky third party whose candidates have been difference makers or, in the case of Jesse Ventura, the stunning victor.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Patent trolls collect "nuisance fees" and political enemies
"Patent trolls are a clear drag on innovation," Sen. Amy Klobuchar said. "This is not just some made-up anecdotal problem."
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Klobuchar calls for Syria no-fly zone
Add Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar to the growing list of lawmakers calling for United States to set up a limited no-fly zone in Syria near the Jordanian border to protect rebel forces training in the area - a tactic the administration has yet to embrace.
Schumer, Klobuchar and the Stolen Stop Signs
We here at #WGDB like to keep up on the work of Sen. Charles E. Schumer, so we noticed movement on one of the senator's many parochial interests Thursday.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
B. Todd Jones: "We are making a difference"
Sen. Amy Klobuchar presided over the confirmation hearing on the nomination of B. Todd Jones for director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
'A sign of the progress we're making': Lady lawmakers to get bathroom ...
Female senators have been forced to share a two-stall facility for 20 years, causing lines and headaches.
Kansas City InfoZine
Senate Legislation to Stop Cramming on Telephone Bills Introduced
Cramming happens when businesses place multiple illegitimate, misleading or deceptive charges on a customer's telephone bill.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Democrats' bill targets unwanted phone charges
The bill from Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller and Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Richard Blumenthal would bar telephone providers from placing third-party charges on customers' phone bills without clear disclosure and customers' permission.
Senate Committee Holds Public Printer Confirmation Hearing
June 12, 2013 - The U.S. Senate's Committee on Rules and Administration held the confirmation hearing of Davita Vance-Cooks to be Public Printer.
Openly Gay Justice Nominee Goes Off Script to Thank Partner, Kids
In the oft-boring and emotionless world of Senate committee hearings to consider nominations, it's rare for a human moment to break through; but Stuart F. Delery, President Barack Obama's openly gay nominee to be the assistant attorney general for the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, got his moment Tuesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Lawmakers Work to Support General Aviation in U.S.
Lawmakers and industry groups are working to reverse a downward trend in one of the few manufacturing segments that the United States still dominates: general aviation.