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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...
Long-time Michigan Senator Carl Levin is not going to run for re-election. That decision raised the name of a local congressman as a possible replacement. But Southwest Michigan Congressman Fred Upton is not sounding like he will run for statewide...
Tags: Elections, Politics, U.S. Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after generations of limits on their service, defense officials said Wednesday....
WASHINGTON (AP) — One war is done, another is winding down and the calls to cut the deficit are deafening. The military, a beneficiary of robust budgets for more than a decade, is coming to grips with a new reality — fewer dollars. The...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Carl Levin says the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority is getting $2.1 million in federal aid toward the costs of using new hybrid-electric buses. The Michigan Democrat said Thursday that the grant comes from the...
FLAT ROCK, Mich. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin say $203,000 in federal grants will be heading to five fire departments in Michigan. The beneficiaries are departments in Flat Rock, Alpena Township, Saginaw County's Buena Vista...
Twenty fire departments in Michigan have $1.6 million in federal grants coming their way. The cash comes through the Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. It'll be used to help needs in the areas of equipment,...
ReutersENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - The world's rich economies said they would take a tougher stance on fighting money laundering and tax evasion but promised little in the way of specific new action at the end of a two-day summit on Tuesday. The...
The Senate Armed Services Committee endorsed several steps to improve prosecution of military sexual assault on Wednesday during a rare open debate of its annual defense policy bill, but it killed a controversial proposal opposed by Pentagon leaders....
Tags: Sexual Assault, Politics, Jack Reed, Ted Cruz, John McCain
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senator and Wall Street critic Elizabeth Warren is urging federal regulators to "show some backbone" and stick to their proposal for how new derivatives rules will apply to foreign banks who do business with U.S....
During the early years of the Republic, Chief Justice John Marshall noted that, "The power to tax is the power to destroy." He might have added that it's also the power to manipulate behavior, punish political enemies and reward political friends. Indeed,...
Who exactly is the enemy in the continuing U.S. war against terrorism? In some cases, the answer is: It’s a secret. When the United States began its war against al-Qaida after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the identity of the enemy was clear:...
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