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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress headed out of Washington on Friday, accomplishing relatively little in a short work period and missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis. It left few clues about how lawmakers, when they return next month,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress headed out of Washington on Friday, accomplishing relatively little in a short work period and missing deadlines on the budget and on helping Puerto Rico with its financial crisis. It left few clues about how lawmakers, when they return next month,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner's rhetorical takedown of Sen. Ted Cruz, a presidential candidate and fellow Republican, has popped the cork off a bottle bubbling with bitter GOP recriminations. Following Boehner's labeling of Cruz as "Lucifer in the flesh,"...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Pentagon official criticized the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, saying the panel has made a "crescendo" of costly, duplicative and unnecessary requests, including some based on claims made on Facebook or...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Pentagon official is criticizing the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly September 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, over a "crescendo" of requests to the Defense Department. In an April 28 letter, Stephen C. Hedger, an assistant...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81. Burns died of natural causes at his home in Billings, Montana...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns, a former cattle auctioneer whose folksy demeanor and political acumen earned him three terms and the bitter disdain of his opponents, died Thursday. He was 81. Burns died of natural causes at his home in Billings, Montana...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Former Montana Sen. Conrad Burns dies; set course for energy development, land management in West.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States. Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison to a stature approaching that of the bald eagle, long the national emblem. There has not been an official mammal of the United States...