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Carrie Severino of the Judicial Crisis Network won't say who is funding the group's negative ads against Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La.
Two Republican senators urged the Environmental Protection Agency to reconsider its methods of calculating methane emissions from natural gas operations.
The Interior Department says it will change the rules and issue permits that would let wind farms kill eagles for up to 30 years, or six times longer than the current permits allow.
During her confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking Committee last month, Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Federal Reserve, defended the low interest rate policy embraced by the central bank over the last few years.
Kristin Gisleson-Palmer had to make a tough decision this week about her future on the New Orleans City Council - a decision she may not have been planning to make even days before.
Sen. Ted Cruz chided Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for announcing that he will exempt some of his staff from enrolling in ObamaCare.
Ending "too big to fail"-the idea that some financial institutions are so large that the government would bail them out rather than risk the damage to the financial system that would result from their demise-was a key goal of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
In what amounted to his first stump speech since taking office in September, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite Jr. on Wednesday pledged to bring the full resources of the federal government to bear on New Orleans' violent crime problem, without diminishing his office's long-standing focus on public corruption.
U.S. Sen. David Vitter emailed supporters that he would soon decide whether to run for governor in 2015, but Louisiana Democrats are already targeting him.
Louisiana Republican Sen. David Vitter said that while most Americans were dining on their Thanksgiving turkey, the Obama administration was cooking up a regulatory stew of its own.
Another example of "Not Helping" the GOP's cause with minority voters. Scott Walker fired an aide for racist tweets about Hispanics.
So far this year, there have been three $100,000 campaign donations in Louisiana -- two of them for the newly formed David Vitter Super PAC, the Fund for Louisiana's Future .
U.S. Sen. David Vitter, R-La., will make a decision by January 2014 on whether he will run for governor of Louisiana in 2015.
Throughout its tenure, the Obama administration has demonstrated a particular penchant for employing their "prosecutorial discretion" to aggressively prosecute oil-and-gas companies for infractions against any and all wildlife-related federal laws while simultaneously leaving their politically preferred wind companies completely unscathed by the ... (more)