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Alaska pot backer ordered to comply with subpoena

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A campaign-finance investigation is moving forward against an Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana.

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Obama unleashed: Defies GOP election wins, moves in opposite direction

WASHINGTON — President Obama has spent November acting with a defiant fury, moving with little regard for the message voters sent at the polls.

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EPA sets stricter air-pollution standard

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems, making good on one of President Obama’s original campaign promises while setting up a fresh confrontation with Republicans and the energ…

November 26, 2014 7:18 amLoading…

Facing health-law hikes, consumers mull options

WASHINGTON — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Obama’s health-care law.

November 25, 2014 11:11 amLoading…
Yes: Ubiquitous government overreach mutes innovative drive

Yes: Ubiquitous government overreach mutes innovative drive

Business doesn’t support regulations whose costs outweigh the benefits.

November 23, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Net neutrality and the Internet balancing act

Internet users should have effective access to any and all Internet content.

November 22, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
A jump-start in the Senate

A jump-start in the Senate

Portman-Shaheen legislation deserves a chance — without poison-pill amendments this time.

November 20, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…
Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Do that and we'll all promise not to panic about Ebola.

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Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low

Number of Americans without health insurance reaches new low

It's estimated that 3.5 million people are newly insured.

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FDA proposes rules to make animal food safer

The new regulations would focus on preventing contamination before it begins.

October 25, 2013 6:25 amLoading…
Obama administration delays key part of health care law

Obama administration delays key part of health care law

The requirement that employers with 50 or more full-time workers provide insurance or face fine will be delayed until 2015.

July 02, 2013 4:57 pmLoading…

White House has coal country on the defensive

COLSTRIP, Mont. • After several years of taking a beating from the poor economy, new pollution rules and a flood of cheap natural gas, the coal industry was on the rebound this year as mining projects moved forward in the Western U.S. and demand for the fuel began to rise, especially in Asia.

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Big issues remain as Legislature enters final day  *

Big issues remain as Legislature enters final day *

Members of the House of Representatives work toward adjournment while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol on May 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Obama: US still not sure who used chem weapons

Obama: US still not sure who used chem weapons

President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on Tuesday. The president said the U.S. doesn't know how or when chemical weapons were used in Syria or who used them. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

April 30, 2013 12:50 pmLoading…
Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Emails between Sen. Robert Menendez's office and the Homeland Security Department describe efforts by his staff in January to thwart U.S. donations of cargo-screening equipment to the government of the Dominican Republic. Donated equipment could have jeopardized a port secu…

February 11, 2013 2:29 pmLoading…
Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

Report: Menendez emails sought to aid donor's firm

FILE - In this Jab. 24, 2013 file photo, Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. Emails between Menendez's office and the Homeland Security Department describe efforts by the New Jersey Democrat in January to thwart any U.S. donations of cargo-screening equipment …

February 11, 2013 2:29 pmLoading…

House sets vote for Sandy aid after criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is headed for a vote on aid for Superstorm Sandy victims after House Speaker John Boehner mollified Republicans from New York and New Jersey upset with his decision to cancel action on the bill.

January 03, 2013 5:38 amLoading…
US futures moving higher as budget talks proceed

US futures moving higher as budget talks proceed

Former White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles, co-chairman of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, is pursued by reporters Wednesday on Capitol Hill in Washington, following a closed-door meeting House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

November 29, 2012 7:35 amLoading…

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