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WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A key member of the Senate Judiciary Committee is challenging Apple and Google to require all outside developers that make apps for their mobile devices to adopt formal privacy policies. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., sent letters...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — A key House committee chairman on Wednesday sharply criticized a wide-ranging immigration bill just passed by a Senate committee, underscoring the difficulties ahead as the politically volatile measure moves forward in a divided...
The chief drawback of a law as complex as the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance reform measure passed in 2010, is that it provides self-interested opponents a multitude of places to stick a wedge in and hammer away. But you'd be hard-pressed...
WASHINGTON — A sweeping bipartisan plan to overhaul the nation’s immigration system headed to the Senate floor after a key committee approved it Tuesday, but not before tilting the bill to the political right with amendments designed to...
Tags: Politics, Immigration, Ted Cruz, Republican Party, Migration
ReutersBy Jed Horowitz May 16 (Reuters) - Charles Schwab Corp has temporarily reversed its requirement that clients waive their right to bring class-action lawsuits, adding a new twist in a battle closely watched by the securities industry and plaintiffs'...
ReutersBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators urged federal securities regulators to move quickly on fundamental changes to how credit-rating agencies are compensated, a step they said will reduce the type of...
ReutersBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) - A group of 37 federal lawmakers urged U.S. securities regulators to prohibit Wall Street brokers from forcing customers to sign away their legal right to sue. "If arbitration offers investors an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday challenged the Obama administration to spell out its justification for using drones for targeted killings amid growing concerns about unchecked powers of the presidency and Americans'...
Tags: Politics, John O. Brennan, Ted Cruz, Washington, DC, Yemen
The House of Representatives passed a controversial cybersecurity bill as expected on Thursday, moving toward a possible confrontation with the Senate and White House. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2013, or CISPA, passed by a vote...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGLet it never be said that the smirky, prickly and sometimes arrogant personality comedian/commentator Dennis Miller has put on public display for more than 25 years is just an act. At least not if his demeanor in a recent telephone......
WASHINGTON -- Lakers forward Metta World Peace lent his star power – and his personal story – to a Los Angeles congresswoman’s effort to fund mental health services in schools. Just don’t ask him to auction off any more...
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