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WASHINGTON (AP) — The leaders of a House panel told Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday that they had serious concerns about the Justice Department's gathering of phone records at The Associated Press. Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., chairman...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator said Friday the bombings in Boston raise questions about gaps in the U.S. immigration system, but a Democratic senator rejected such a connection and cautioned against conflating the Boston events with a new...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — About 60 people gathered in the cold, damp air Saturday in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center, urging U.S. senators to move ahead with a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales. Dale Gibson of South Bend held a...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) - A divided Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a Democratic bill expanding required federal background checks for nearly all gun purchases. The panel approved the measure by 10-8, supported by all Democrats and opposed by every...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation Thursday making gun trafficking a federal crime as lawmakers cast the first vote in Congress to curb firearms since December's horrific shootings at a Connecticut elementary...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Illegal immigrants might face around a 10-year wait to become legal permanent U.S. residents under sweeping immigration overhaul legislation taking shape in the Senate, negotiators said Thursday. That's shorter than some current...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is urging airlines to allow families with young children to sit together without paying extra. The New York Democrat is reacting to an Associated Press story last week detailing how families this summer are...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is introducing a bill that would stop car rental agencies from renting automobiles that are under recall for problems that aren't yet fixed. Schumer says the federal law is needed because of...
NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers are marking the 100th anniversary of the worst industrial accident in city history — the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist fire — with a ceremony at the site where 146 garment workers died. U.S. Secretary of...
Of course the president deserves some of the blame. Yes, it's extremely unlikely he ordered the IRS to discriminate against tea party, pro-life or Jewish groups opposed to his agenda (though why anyone should take his word for it is beyond me). And...
WASHINGTON — Senators kept the bipartisan immigration bill largely unchanged Thursday after dispatching dozens of proposed amendments even as they punted many of the thorniest issues to next week. The day's session at the Senate Judiciary...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The controversy over the government's secret subpoena of Associated Press telephone records has revived legislation that protect journalists from having to reveal their sources to federal investigators — and the White House...
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