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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away. President Barack Obama's...
Tags: Justice System, Max Baucus, Jerry Moran, Unemployment, Finance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal workers could face seven days of furloughs at the Housing and Urban Development Department, but Homeland Security personnel might see twice that number. At the Environmental Protection Agency, workers would get four-day...
U.S. Catholic bishops have a lot to worry about: the gunning down of children; 11 million undocumented immigrants, many of them Catholic; a warming planet; a chilly economy. Instead they've spent the last year obsessed with contraception. The bishops...
Washington, D.C. - Senators Max Baucus (D-Mont.), Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) introduced legislation recently to extend agriculture disaster assistance programs that expired at the end of the 2011 Fiscal Year and were not part of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats intend to approve a budget for the first time in almost four years, a prominent lawmaker said Sunday, but he said it will call for higher tax revenues that Republicans are sure to oppose. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N....
There may be no clearer reflection of this moment in American religious life than the tensions surrounding prayers at President Barack Obama's inauguration. Efforts by the Presidential Inaugural Committee to bridge the conservative-liberal divide by...
Glen Cope owns 500 head of cattle on about 2,500 acres near Aurora, Mo. Like most farmers and ranchers he's worried about the weather, the price he gets for his product, and the cost of fuel and feed needed to run his operation. But as 2012 winds to a...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelWhite House senior adviser David Plouffe will be a guest on ABC's “This Week,” CBS' “Face the Nation,” CNN's “State of the Union” and “Fox News Sunday.” The guest lineup this Sunday morning: “Fox...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sen. Claire McCaskill began her second term on Thursday. She took the oath of office after being accompanied to the Senate chamber by fellow Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, and former Missouri Sen. Jean Carnahan. McCaskill was the first...
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Crews might be allowed to begin destroying two rock pinnacles impeding barge traffic on the Mississippi River as early as next week, more than a month ahead of schedule, a senator said on Dec. 11, cautioning that further steps may be...
Tags: U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army
CNNWashington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American. Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
ST. LOUIS - After months of drought, companies that ship grain and other goods down the Mississippi River are being haunted by a potential nightmare: If water levels fall too low, the nation's main inland waterway could become impassable to barges just as...
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