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A number of the 2020 Democratic candidates, like their colleagues in Congress, are debating how to hold President Trump accountable for his actions following the release of the Mueller report.
A number of government agencies work closely with the industries they are charged with regulating. The issue surfaced after Boeing’s 737 Max planes had to be grounded by the FAA.
Western towns surrounded by and dependent upon public lands are forced to get creative as federal recreation budgets continue a slow decline. They are boosting local efforts to maintain public access.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is the only Democratic senator who did not co-sponsor an LGBT anti-discrimination bill. 44 Democratic U.S. senators and the two independent senators that caucus with them have signed onto Senate bill 788. The bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon would add LGBT protections to… Read More
The resolution sets up the likely first veto confrontation between Congress and the White House since President Trump took office.
Neither of the bills are considered likely to pass, but they mark the first time the Senate has taken action on the issue this session.
The top U.S. diplomat accused the Obama administration of making crucial errors that worsened a string of crises in the region, from the Arab Spring to ISIS.
A major credit rating agency is warning that a prolonged government shutdown could mean that it will reconsider the nation’s AAA rating. That could lead to higher borrowing costs.
Congressional Democrats want to protect health coverage and protections of the Affordable Care Act. With the Senate in Republican hands, House Democrats will hold hearings and may turn to the courts.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has been on shaky political ground for months, but there is no specific plan for his departure. William Barr’s confirmation hearing is next week.