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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) — NPR president and CEO Vivian Schiller resigned Wednesday under pressure, a day after an undercover video showed one of her executives on a hidden camera calling the tea party racist and saying the news organization would be...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — A string of unrelated events is highlighting divisions among Republicans just when they'd like to show a united front and take full advantage of President Barack Obama's latest political problems. Tensions between libertarian-...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday offered condolences for the victims of a deadly tornado in Oklahoma and pledged to focus the nation's resources on recovery and rebuilding. "As a nation, our full focus right now is on the...
Having spent nine years in Oklahoma, I found much about that state’s people to respect and admire—particularly their faith and their resiliency, which are intertwined in ways not understood by those who have never lived in the Bible Belt. They...
Tags: Ronald Reagan, Elections, James Inhofe, U.S. Congress, Politics
ReutersBy David Lawder WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - Amid expressions of horror, grief and resolve over the devastating tornado that smashed into suburban Oklahoma City, many U.S. lawmakers expressed relief on Tuesday that they took action in January to bulk...
Tags: FEMA, Barbara A. Mikulski, James Inhofe, Politics, Fiscal Cliff
WASHINGTON -- When $50 billion in disaster aid for victims of Superstorm Sandy came before Congress this year, three of Oklahoma’s five representatives and both of its senators were among the "no" votes. At the time, some of the Oklahoma lawmakers...
Tags: Barack Obama, FEMA, James Inhofe, Politics, John Boehner
The U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion in its second quarter, an improvement from a $3.2 billion loss a year earlier. In the latest quarter, the agency cut employees' work hours while struggling with an ongoing decline in mail volumes. A year earlier...
The U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion in its second quarter, as the agency cut employees' work hours but struggled with an ongoing drop in mail volumes, the cash-strapped agency announced on Friday. The loss for the quarter ended March 31 was an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate rejected an effort Wednesday to expand the use of firearms on some of the nation's most frequently visited federal lands, handing gun control advocates a modest success. The measure, backed by the National Rifle...
WASHINGTON — As a sweeping immigration bill moves forward in the Senate, Republicans are demanding stronger border security measures than those agreed upon during four months of bipartisan negotiation. The process of toughening the bill could...
Republicans in Congress, long skeptical of the value of some taxpayer-supported research, have taken aim at the National Science Foundation with a bill that seeks to limit the scope of its grants. A draft bill by House Science Committee Chairman Lamar...
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