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Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., the incoming House GOP whip, walks between tourists and reporters in Statuary Hall on the way to the House chamber, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Traffic was the hot topic at Westlake City Hall Thursday as the Westlake Police Department informed citizens on changes to cope with the massive expansion of Sasol.
Sen. Sherrod Brown and Sen. David Vitter arrive for a press conference announcing the details of 'Too Big to Fail' legislation April 24, 2013, in Washington.
"A lot of folks led by the megabanks were denying any funding advantage, any 'too big to fail' subsidies.
WASHINGTON Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu was among two dozen U.S. senators who flew taxpayer-funded charter airplanes to, from or around their home state last year at a total cost of just under $1 million, according to a USA Today analysis of Senate spending records compiled by the nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation.
Gov. Bobby Jindal demanded further details from the White House Thursday about 1,071 unaccompanied immigrant children placed in Louisiana.
Senators Sherrod Brown and David Vitter spoke with Bloomberg Television's Peter Cook about a Government Accountability Office report on bank subsidies, financial regulation, and proposed legislation impose a 15 percent capital requirement on the largest banks.
Rep. Michael Burgess suggested Thursday that if President Barack Obama is concerned about the well-being of thousands of unaccompanied children who have fled violence in their home countries in Central America, then perhaps he should "send a boat down to pick them up."
A highly anticipated report by the Government Accountability Office has found that the subsidy the largest banks receive from the perception that they will be bailed out by the government has been reduced or even eliminated.
Senate Republicans in a new report say they have uncovered troubling evidence of a complex money channel allowing billionaires to funnel money through charitable environmental groups to achieve their political agenda.
An "elite" group of liberal "millionaires and billionaires" is pumping money into an elaborate network of environmental groups to influence EPA policies, even using "shady" donations from a foreign company to fund their efforts, according to a lengthy report by Senate Republicans.
Sen. David Vitter, R-La., announced Wednesday that the Ruston Fire Department will receive $24,304 through a federal grant to improve their capability to respond to fires and emergencies.
The environmentalist movement is a front for an exclusive club of shady, wealthy billionaires who get funding from foreign entities, Senate Republicans charged Wednesday in a 92-page report .
Louisiana lawmakers said federal agencies have been slow to act on a law that steers money to Gulf Coast states to help them recover from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
It's difficult to find common ground on many major legislative topics between Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and David Vitter, R-La., and Reps.
In political elections, endorsements often play a key role. Candidates frequently expend plenty of time and resources soliciting endorsements from major organizations and individuals.
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