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WASHINGTON -- Seeking to end flight delays that jammed airports nationwide, the House approved legislation Friday that will stop the furlough of air-traffic controllers, sending the bill to President Obama. Final passage of the quickly arranged...
So that’s how you get this Congress to spend money: You cramp their vacation plans. The House on Friday passed legislation that will end the furloughing of air traffic controllers. And what got these famously contentious representatives off...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a surprising string of victories last fall, Democrats now face a challenging terrain as they look to hold onto their Senate majority in 2014 and prevent Republicans from gaining full control of Congress during President...
Democrats strengthened their hold on the Senate but failed Tuesday to recapture the majority in the House of Representatives they lost two years ago. President Barack Obama, in his freshly authorized second term, will face the same divided Congress in...
Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Farm-state members of Congress have campaigned for decades on the back of farm bills delivering election-season subsidies and other goodies to rural voters. Not this year. The bill is stalled, primarily because House GOP leaders don'...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Tuesday barred the labor secretary from imposing new safety rules for children working on farms, putting a legal stamp on a Labor Department decision to put off action on the rules. The Labor Department announced last...
Republican opponents of food safety legislation are already promising a fight over its funding, even before it becomes law. President Barack Obama was scheduled to sign the bill on Tuesday. It allows the Food and Drug Administration to increase...
NEW MAP: A proposed congressional redistricting plan would toss two Republicans in the same district and two Democrats in anotherStaff WriterA proposed new map of congressional districts tosses Republican congressmen Steve King and Tom Latham into the same district. It also puts Democratic Reps. Bruce Braley and Dave Loebsack in the same northeastern Iowa district. The proposed maps delivered...
PLAN PASSES: A legislative redistricting plan has passed the Iowa legislature and is awaiting Gov. Branstad's signatureStaff WriterThe Iowa House and Senate have overwhelmingly approved new maps of legislative and congressional districts. The Legislature approved the maps Thursday, send them to Gov. Terry Branstad. He hasn't taken a position on the redistricting plan. Under the...
LATHAM MOVE: New redistricting map prompts Rep. Tom Latham to move to Iowa's 3rd Congressional DistrictStaff WriterRepublican U.S. Rep Tom Latham says he will run for election in Iowa's new 3rd Congressional District in 2012. Latham announced his decision Friday, a day after Iowa lawmakers approved a new congressional map, which reduced the number of districts in...
VILSACK MOVE: A former First Lady of Iowa is moving into the 4th District and setting her sights on a Congressional seatStaff WriterChristie Vilsack, the wife of Agriculture Secretary and former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack, has announced she's taking the first step toward running for Congress by relocating to Iowa's new 4th District. Vilsack, a Democrat, announced her decision on...
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