US Senate Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Congress set to pass another transportation extension in hopes of bigger deal laterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Redlands Daily Facts

    The House and Senate are moving toward passage of a three-month patch to keep federal highway and transit aid flowing to states while lawmakers seek the right mix of policy and revenue to achieve a long-term transportation deal. The House is expected to take up the short-term, $8 billion bill on Wednesday before leaving town for Congress' August recess.

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  2. Sen. Pat Roberts joins legislative push to defund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts signed on as co-sponsor of legislation to redirect federal funding of women's health care services away from Planned Parenthood or its affiliate organizations. The Kansas Republican said Wednesday he was joining with U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., to endorse a measure sought by more than 20 members of the Senate in response to videos purporting to show Planned Parenthood officials talking about sales of fetal tissue.

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  3. Chris Matthews on Hardball: The GOP Has a 'Love Affair with Anger'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org

    Last night on Hardball , Chris Matthews hit the Republicans Party for having "this love affair with anger." In a panel discussion on the 2016 Republican race for the nomination, the MSNBC personality explained that part of Donald Trump's appeal is that the Republicans are "an angry party."

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  4. Top military leader says deal keeps Iran from atomic weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    America's top military leader said Wednesday that the recently signed nuclear deal works to keep Iran from having an atomic weapon, but does not address other concerns about Tehran's malign activities in the region. "These run the gamut from ballistic missile technology to weapons trafficking, to the use of surrogates and proxies to naval mines and undersea activity - and last but not least to malicious activity in cyberspace," Army Gen.

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  5. A very bad case of whiplashRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... But his money network now looks almost quaint in our current Rauner-Griffin-Uihlein era. If the candidates for US Senate next year were Republican Mark Kirk and Democrat Tammy Duckworth, who would you vote for? If the candidates for President next ...

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  6. Conservative move against Boehner a sign of discontentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    An effort by a conservative Republican to strip House Speaker John Boehner of his position as the top House leader is largely symbolic, but is a sign of discontent among the more conservative wing of the House GOP. On Tuesday, Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina, who was disciplined earlier this year by House leadership, filed a resolution to vacate the chair, an initial procedural step.

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  7. Ben Carson: Donald Trump's Surge Is Good for MeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    Donald Trump's rise to the top of the Republican presidential pack is widely viewed as part of the national mood turning against the political class, but other "He gets a lot more media attention," retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson said of his 2016 rival in an interview with TheBlaze Wednesday. "The things that we talk about are very similar.

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  8. Ohio attorney general rejects pot petition amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Wednesday rejected the petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which would attempt to legalize marijuana for medical use in the state.

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  9. Hillary Clinton: Planned Parenthood Videos Are 'Disturbing'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    Hillary Clinton defended Planned Parenthood last week after an anti-abortion group released undercover videos purporting to show the family planning services provider selling fetal tissue. But the Democratic presidential candidate hedged her support a bit on Tuesday, telling the New Hampshire Union Leader that she finds the videos "disturbing."

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  10. Thailand needs to focus on the reality, not the reflectionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    The United States has released this year's Trafficking in Persons Report, with a disappointing result for Thailand. The Kingdom remains stuck for the second consecutive year on Tier 3, the lowest rank in the annual report by the US Department of State.

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  11. US trafficking report: When doing the right thing just ain't enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    We are very surprised by this year's report, which seems to be making blatantly political decisions that we consider will have a really detrimental impact on both the integrity of the report and progress in the global fight to end modern slavery." No, this response to the US State Department's 2015 Report on Trafficking in Persons did not come from the government of Thailand.

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  12. Political right and left condemn Hillary Clinton's non-answer to simple question on Keystone XLRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    A town-hall spectator who elicited a headline-making non-answer from Hillary Clinton understands perfectly well why she dodged his question about Keystone XL. "There's enormous pressure from both sides," said Bruce Blodgett, a New Hampshire software developer whose question to Clinton produced news Tuesday across the U.S. and beyond.

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  13. Senior Republicans rebuke Cruz over his attacks on McConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, accompanied by Secretary for the Majority of the Senate Laura Dove, heads into the Senate chamber as the Senate convenes for a Sunday session on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sunday, July 26, 2015. On the agenda are efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law and reviving the federal Export-Import Bank.

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  14. Republicans make peaceafter days of high dramaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Senate Republicans appeared eager Tuesday to lay down their arms after days of intraparty strife over highway legislation. Several lawmakers insisted that the conflict between conservatives and party leaders was not evidence of a splintering caucus, and they predicted they will unify for the fiscal battles that loom on the legislative calendar.

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  15. Planned Parenthood Controversy Proves Complicated For DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    The latest in a series of undercover sting videos features a woman who says she worked for a company that harvested organs from fetuses aborted at Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood leaders say the videos are heavily edited and that they're not making money from facilitating fetal tissue donation for medical research.

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  16. Giuliani: Hillary Clinton Should Be UnderInvestigation For Five Different CrimesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Former Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani said that if he was still a U.S. Attorney, he'd have former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton under investigation for five different crimes. "I believe she should be under investigation by the United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York for obstruction of justice, for destroying government property," he said on CNN's New Day.

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  17. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    One man was thought to be the first Anglican minister in the Americas. Another, an early explorer of the Mid-Atlantic region, was a rival of Capt.

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  18. Democratic candidates pressured to face racial questions head-onRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    The leading Democratic presidential candidates issued statements last week on the death of Sandra Bland, the African-American woman who was found dead in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest for allegedly assaulting a police officer during a routine traffic stop. But none of the candidates spoke in person about the issue and, perhaps purposefully, none uttered the words that in the past year have become the currency of the realm when it comes to racial politics: "Black lives matter."

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  19. 24 senators introduce legislation to defund Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wilson County News

    Found: Charm with picture of couple, at Pecan Park, July 17. Call to identify and pick up, 830-393-6785. Himmel Home Health is hiring RN / LVN to conduct private duty nursing and skilled nursing visits w/children ages birth to 20. Elmendorf area: Sat & Sun 7am-7pm;7pm-7am.

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  20. Fox News Will Now Give All GOP Presidential Candidates a Chance to Say Hi to AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Magazine

    The network had said earlier that only candidates who had more than one percent support in the polls would be allowed in. As of yesterday morning, Lindsey Graham and George Pataki were definitely not going to make it into either of Fox News' Republican presidential debates scheduled next week; Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal and Carly Fiorina were at risk of being left off-stage, too.

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