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Senate energy bill falls apart amid dispute over coolants

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was supposed to be a bipartisan moment for the Senate.But now a sweeping energy package touted as a "down payment"...

Radio host Limbaugh awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, during the State...

Spending deal ends two-decade freeze on gun safety research

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal on a government spending bill would for the first time in two decades provide money for federal research...

Democrats: Trump should demand Senate vote on gun bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — If President Donald Trump is serious about strengthening gun laws in the wake of two mass shootings, he should demand that...

US officials say key rail safety technology 90% complete

WASHINGTON (AP) — The railroad industry has installed safety technology on nearly 90% of tracks where it is required, federal officials said Wednesday, but...

House oversight panel backs subpoena for WH counselor Conway

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Oversight Committee on Wednesday approved a subpoena to force White House counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before the panel...

McConnell pledges vote on 9/11 bill after Stewart criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund...

McConnell pledges vote on 9/11 bill after Stewart criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund...

McConnell to meet 9/11 responders to discuss victims’ fund

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is meeting this week with Sept. 11 first responders following withering criticism from comedian Jon Stewart...

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund

WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks...

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