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  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service
    U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. More
  • Man who faked his way into cockpit pleads guilty to fraud
    The man who conned his way into the cockpit of an US Airways flight in March pleaded guilty Wednesday in Philadelphia to one count of fraud in connection with an identification document. More
  • Voting against Ukraine trade bill did 'nothing' to harm Ukraine, Conservatives charge
    Federal Conservatives are defending their decision to vote against a bill that implements an update to the Canada-Ukraine trade deal, saying they're allowed to oppose parts of the agreement and doing ...
    11/28/2023 - 9:27 am | View Link
  • Messenger: A St. Louis man is pushing for Narcan on US flights. Will Congress agree?
    John and Mary, who live in St. Louis, carry Narcan with them. A person on the flight collapsed. Gaal and other passengers carried the man to the back of the plane. Gaal recognized the symptoms of an ...
    11/27/2023 - 3:45 am | View Link
  • Don’t Endanger American Drone Technology with Bad Industrial Policy
    Case in point is drone policy. A bipartisan assembly of lawmakers are proposing the American Security Drone Act, aimed at protecting the American-made drone industry. To do so, the bill seeks to ...
    11/23/2023 - 3:01 pm | View Link
  • Members of Congress seek increase in Mars Sample Return funding
    Members of Congress are asking NASA not to slow down work on Mars Sample Return now while also lobbying for more money for the effort in 2024.
    11/22/2023 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • National Eucharistic Congress releases schedule, offers scholarships and weekend passes
    With the National Eucharistic Congress just eight months away, the U.S. bishops announced that scholarships and single-day and weekend passes will be available to make it possible for more ...
    11/16/2023 - 4:10 am | View Link
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