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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan says he will not seek re-election in 2014. He says he wants to do his job as Senate Armed Services chairman and as an advocate for his home state "without the distraction of campaigning for...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Regional Elections
WASHINGTON -- Chuck Hagel's confirmation as secretary of defense ended as it began -- with a smear. "Senator Hagel has accused Israel of quote 'playing games' and committing, quote, 'sickening slaughter,'" Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., said before...
Tags: Barack Obama, Politics, John Boehner, U.S. Congress, John Cornyn
Tribune Washington BureauWASHINGTON — Chuck Hagel, who won two Purple Hearts in the Vietnam War, survived the turbulent battle over his nomination to lead the Pentagon, where he will confront two new challenges: potentially dramatic budget cuts and tensions with...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The White House says Michigan faces about $140 million in losses if an automatic federal budget cut takes effect Friday, and U.S. Sen. Carl Levin says he's hopeful the deadline pressure will prompt Congress to raise money by...
Tags: Politics, U.S. Congress
Staff WriterPETOSKEY, Mich. — Congress is gearing up for another down-to-the-wire budget crisis this week with mandatory $1.2 trillion cuts to governmental spending set to take effect March 1. But, despite being discouraged, second-term Congressman Dan...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary. The Armed Services Committee voted 14-11 to send the nomination to the full Senate. Tuesday's vote broke...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Senate panel on Tuesday approved President Barack Obama's nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary in a rancorous session at which Republican questioned the former GOP senator's truthfulness...
WASHINGTON - The confirmation hearing Thursday of John Brennan to be CIA director reopened scrutiny of a wide range of controversies that have dogged the country for more than a decade, ranging from the Obama administration's embrace of targeted...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Even with the outcome considered a foregone conclusion, the heated battle over right-to-work legislation in the traditional union bastion of Michigan shows no sign of cooling. Authorities in Lansing were bracing for an...
Staff WriterAny question about how Northern Michigan lawmakers might vote on a divisive right-to-work law was answered Thursday. Local House and Senate lawmakers stuck to their campaign pledges to pass right-to-work legislation in Michigan to outlaw closed union...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelThe Sunday morning guest list: CNN's “State of the Union” features Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., discussing the fiscal cliff. The program starts at 9 a.m. and noon. Discussing the fallout from Benghazi will be Sen. Roy...
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...
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