US Senate Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Cruz unloads on McConnell, Paul in new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Politico

    The freshman senator from Texas has never shied from attacking the men and women whom he works alongside each day. But Cruz, lodged in the middle of the 2016 GOP presidential pack, is taking his criticism of fellow Republican senators to a new level - rhetorically and in his new book out Tuesday, "A Time for Truth."

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  2. Budget cuts harm commercial space program, Sen. Nelson saysRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    A SpaceX, Falcon9 rocket lifts off Sunday, June 28, 2015 Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Minutes later the rocket exploded over the Atlantic Ocean.

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  3. NASA may delay contract award after SpaceX rocket explosionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    NASA may delay awarding the next round of space-cargo delivery contracts pending an investigation into what caused a SpaceX rocket to explode after takeoff, the second failure in the U.S. program in less than a year. With two postponements after an accident involving an Orbital ATK booster in October, a third is now possible following the loss of the SpaceX Falcon 9 on Sunday, according to Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Nick Taborek.

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WMMV-AM Melbourne

    On Friday's Mark Levin Show: Same sex marriage has never been a moral issue or a civil rights issue for the left, but a political issue. They're for power and will say, do, and destroy anything to advance themselves and a centralized government.

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  5. New casinos unlikely under revised federal rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | News Times

    A new rule proposed by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs will likely stamp out any chance of another federally recognized Indian tribe building a casino in Connecticut. "This means the state is not for sale," said U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal , D-Conn, referring to gambling interests which wanted to weaken the federal recognition process and make it easier for tribes to gain permission for casinos on their reservations.

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  6. Updated: U.S. adopts new federal-recognition rule for Indian tribesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

    Hartford - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy declared victory Monday in the state's fight against changes in the federal recognition process for Indian tribes, hailing the removal of a key provision that almost certainly would have enabled three more Connecticut tribes to gain recognition.

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  7. Supreme Court upholds execution drug; Greece nears default; Obama...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

    Supporters of NO vote in the upcoming referendum, gather during a rally at Syntagma square in Athens Monday, June 29, 2015. Anxious Greek pensioners swarmed closed bank branches and long lines snaked at ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a July 5 referendum that could determine whether the country has to ditch the euro currency and return to the drachma.

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  8. As Iran deadline approaches, skeptics issue dueling red linesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    In nuclear talks between Iran and the major powers, it's deadline time, and skeptics on both sides are laying out red lines in a bid to shape a final deal. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader who had been wary of the talks, last week outlined his own expectations for the deal - and where there would be no compromise.

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  9. Calls for help amid farming worker shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on the State Department to act quickly to help area farmers left stranded by a shortage of workers. Schumer was in Orleans County Monday, where he said a computer glitch caused a major backlog in issuing thousands of temporary working visas for workers to pick the crops.

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  10. Cruz's new book ignites spat with GOP strategist Karl RoveRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KAUZ

    By BOB SEAVEY and COURTNEY BONNELL Associated Press A wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds roared into a central Washington neighborhood, destroying residences and forcing... From just across the Wenatchee River, Dominick Bonny watched a whole neighborhood in his central Washington town burn as a wildfire destroyed two dozen homes and forced hundreds to flee.

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  11. Ted Cruz: "I Thought That Popularity was the Holy Grail"Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Texas Tribune

    U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at Citizens United Freedom Summit in South Carolina on May 9 2015. NEW YORK CITY By his own telling, it's been a lifelong struggle for Sen. Ted Cruz to rein in his self-described "cocky" nature.

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  12. Environmental groups pressure Dayton to wade into debate on copper, nickel mine in MinnesotaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Guardian

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - Environmental advocates trying to stop a proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota launched an ad campaign on Monday aimed not at the company behind the project but at Gov. Mark Dayton, hoping to persuade the Democrat to require stronger environmental protections.

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  13. O'Malley calls for increased LGBT protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hill

    The fight for equality for gays and lesbians is far from over, Democratic presidential hopeful and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said in a statement Monday calling for increased constitutional protections from discrimination. While he called Friday's Supreme Court decision that legalized same-sex marriage a "major step forward," O'Malley cautioned that "our fight for equality continues."

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  14. Agreement Neared To Release Florida Doctor Tied To MenendezRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  15. Environmental groups urge Dayton to wade into mine reviewRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

    Environmental advocates are calling on Gov. Mark Dayton to require stronger environmental protections for a proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. Aaron Klemz from the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness says the latest environmental review of the PolyMet highlight concerns of water pollution.

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  16. McConnell: Humana may be 'gobbled up' because of health lawRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed a potential sale of Humana, Louisville's second-largest private employer, on the national health care law. "Everybody's trying to get bigger to deal with big government," McConnell said.

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  17. Cohen: Republicanism is dead. Maybe.Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    If you're old enough to recall how the landslide election of Lyndon Johnson over the hapless Barry Goldwater supposedly spelled the end of the Republican Party, or how Ronald Reagan's election amounted to a revolution that put the Democratic party on the mat until - more or less - the end of time, then you will understand my caution in saying that while the Republican Party may well survive its recent difficulty, Republicanism itself is dead. I think.

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  18. Wantagh High School Class of 2015 GraduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Pride and excitement wafted over Wantagh High School's Lawrence Field as 278 seniors celebrated a long-awaited milestone during the district's 60th annual commencement exercises on June 25. The Board of Education, administration and faculty led the black and gold clad seniors down the track and to their seats as the high school band played "Pomp and Circumstance," under the direction of Mindy Dragovich. After a salute to the flag led by General Organization co-presidents Meghan Daly and Kaitlyn von Runnen, drum major Mark Sales was invited to conduct the high school band for the last time during the playing of the national anthem.

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  19. No longer a GOP favorite, Chris Christie prepares for a tough climbRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Chris Christie, riding high in national polls and bounding with self-confidence, headed to the Hamptons two summers ago for a round of fundraisers with Republican glitterati and members of the Bush family network. Over cocktails, financiers intrigued by Christie's blue-state appeal and eager to back a winning presidential candidate signaled that they would coalesce around the New Jersey governor in the 2016 race.

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  20. Survey: SC lawmakers support removing Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    According to a press survey of South Carolina legislators, there's enough support to remove the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds, The Associated Press reported. The survey was taken by the Post and Courier newspaper, the South Carolina Press Association and The Associated Press.

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