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Trump-Russia investigation reignites as Senate asks aides to hand over notes

A Senate committee has asked Trump campaign aides to hand over notes and records from meetings with Russian officials and businesses, as congressional investigations between...

Smith serves as Senate page

(subscription) (subscription)Zachary David Smith, a student at Southern Nash High School, is pictured at right with Sen. Rick Horner, R-Wilson, in the North Carolina...

Medical pot operations well-positioned for July 1 recreational weed ...

Marijuana is packaged at The Source dispensary facility newly opened in Henderson, numerous edible marijuana products are also available there too on ...and more »...

EB-5 program extended as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill ...

The House today passed a $1.1 trillion spending plan to keep the federal government running through September.and more »...

Former Conservative Senate Leaders Quiet After New Harassment Details

Senators Claude Carignan and Yonah Martin, the government leader and deputy leader respectively in 2014, declined to comment. In a statement, current Conservative leader Sen.

Our senators need an attitude adjustment

Well sorry senator, you may be a member of the Conservative Party and you are a senator, but you are not a Conservative senator, except...

Community activist hopes to ride dark horse to Senate win as ...

Democratic Senate candidate Deedra Abboud, an independent until recently, said she thinks her background will make her an attractive to independent voters ...and more »...

Community activist hopes to ride dark horse to Senate win as Democrat

“She's going to have to raise a lot of money, and that's difficult when you're relatively unknown,” said David Wells, a political science professor at...

Academic Senators question equity of budget cuts

... some questions, but continued to stress that the university prioritizes maintaining a strong financial base. Senator David Smith of the Philosophy and Religion department...

Late night email reveals Senate squabbles over Bombardier loan

However, the Senate's Hansard transcript shows that Housakos did not have time to call a vote on his motion. Rather, Bellemare, an Independent, stood to...

15 years after 9/11, a new generation has never known peace

David Harlow Rice, 31, was a graduate of Bishop McGuinness High School in Oklahoma City. ... His brother is Andrew Rice, who served as a...

The Senator and the Mogul: A 9/11 Diary

POLITICO MagazineHours after terrorists piloted hijacked jets into the World Trade Center's twin towers, Donald Trump agreed to do a live phone interview on local...

Top Obama trade official was partial to luxury hotels while he traveled on taxpayers' dime, investigators say

... improper reimbursement he received. Investigators for Deputy Inspector General David Smith concluded that the improprieties continued over at least a year starting in late...

Capps Delivers Opening Statement at Energy Legislation Conference Committee with Senate

24, delivered opening remarks at the first convening of the bipartisan, bicameral Conference Committee designated to reconcile the Senate and House versions of S. 2012,...

Senate panel opens inquiry into EpiPen pricing

NPRBy Chris Fleisher and David Conti | Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 ... The “preliminary inquiry” announced Wednesday by the top Republican and Democrat on the...

The Davis Clipper

- League sets dates to meet candidatesDavisclipperLeague sets dates to meet candidates - DAVIS COUNTY —Voters will have a chance to meet candidates for...

Senator calls for investigations into Mylan's 400% EpiPen price increases

Back in June, Wells Fargo's David Maris highlighted several price hikes Mylan had implemented in 2016, calling them “beacons for scrutiny” in the current drug...

Senators press Mylan Labs over 'outrageous' EpiPen pricing

Twice last year, Mylan raised the price on EpiPen — its biggest-selling product — by 15 percent and raised it by another 15 percent last...

At the GOP, a wardrobe change

Both Landon and Ford were conventional political figures, and indeed Landon's daughter, Nancy Landon Kassebaum, was a thoroughly conventional moderate GOP senator from 1978 to...

This California couple uses more water than all of the homes in Los Angeles

Visitors have included Hollywood A-listers like David Geffen, Steve Martin, and Warren Beatty — or writers like Thomas Friedman, Jared Diamond, and Joan Didion. “I...

Crowdfunding rules for smaller investors foil firms

Brandon Smith, CEO of Indianapolis-based Localstake LLC, said his firm has been helping companies raise money under so-called securities law “exemptions” that predate Regulation Crowdfunding,...

Senate opens door to independent oversight of senators' spending

They said the audit subcommittee — composed of Conservative senators Denise Batters and Larry Smith, along with Independent Sen. Larry Campbell — was asked to...

Senate Open To Independent Oversight Of Spending

They said the audit subcommittee — composed of Conservative senators Denise Batters and Larry Smith, along with Independent Sen. Larry Campbell — was asked to...

Sen. Ayotte Campaigns in Trump's Shadow

Six of those are considered to be in play — Florida, Indiana, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to Geoffrey Skelley, with Larry Sabato's...

Franklin Senate Candidate Releases List of Endorsements | VTDigger

St. Albans – First time Franklin senate candidate, Denise Smith, has announced the release of a substantial list of initial endorsements for her run for...

Groups warn that Metro safety could slip behind closed doors

... Senate President Mike Miller, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, Virginia Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment and Virginia House Speaker Bill Howell. Copies were also...

Sunburn for 8.18.16 — 12 days until Florida's primary election ...

(blog)It was Nancy Detert's decision, and one that will send a ripple throughout the Southwest Florida community. And with less than two weeks until...

Huma Abedin On Her Job, Family, and the Campaign of a Lifetime

The 2000 Camp David summit between Israeli prime minister Ehud Barak and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat? Oh, that was ... “She has always, from the...

Politics|Hillary Clinton's Edge in a Donald Trump-Centric Race Has Liberals Wary

Protesters and Bernie Sanders supporters gathered near the Wells Fargo Arena during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last month. Credit Hilary Swift for ...

6 Tennessee legislative races to watch in November

Insiders point to Coleman's primary election — which showed that she received 75 more votes in the Democratic primary than McDow and Dickerson combined —...

Kansas primary narrows list of legislative targets in November

“We must hold these judges accountable for their actions as well as Senator Tom Holland for his actions,” said David Gittrich, the organization's state development...

Burkini ban: Second French Riviera resort follows Cannes as mayor says Muslim beachwear is 'unwelcome'

An order issued by the mayor of Cannes, David Lisnard, claimed that swimwear ”manifesting religious affiliation in an ostentatious way, while France and its religious...

Marco Rubio Amps Up Hypocrisy in Speech on Withholding Judgment of LGBTs

ORLANDO — In a speech laden with scripture, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio on Friday compelled church leaders at a conference here to “abandon the spirit...

Death penalty decision raises election stakes

The News JournalThe next legislature and governor could choose whether capital punishment is reinstated.and more »...

GOP insiders: Trump can't win

One Pennsylvania Democrat cited an old political axiom, attributing it to former astronaut-turned-senator John Glenn (D-Ohio). “From Sen. Glenn, there are only two ways to...

NHL Standings Predictions: Offseason Edition

The defence in front of Jones is in great shape, and David Schlemko could prove to be a sneaky good signing but certainly will be...

Valeant under criminal investigation over Philidor ties: WSJ

As Philidor's lawyers wrote in an April letter to a Senate committee, the pharmacy's conduct was “agnostic” to its ties to Valeant, and it doled...

Primary day for Minnesota, Vermont

Minnesota's 7th Congressional District: Voters in the 7th District have a choice between author Amanda Lynn Hinson and Republican Party-endorsed candidate Dave Hughes, an Air...

Parents of two Benghazi victims sue Hillary Clinton

Lawyer Larry Klayman, a frequent Clinton critic, filed the lawsuit on behalf of Patricia Smith, who attacked Clinton from the podium at the Republican National...

GOP defense hawks take on Trump

TIMEIn the wrongful-death lawsuit, Patricia Smith and Charles Woods allege that the attack that killed four Americans, including their sons, Sean Smith and Tyrone Woods,...

Water woes emerge as major issue in Wisconsin elections | Superior ...

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson fields questions from attendees during a luncheon at The Madison Club in Madison on Oct. 9, 2015. Johnson is seeking ...and more »...

Meet the California Couple Who Uses More Water Than Every Home in Los Angeles Combined

Visitors have included Hollywood A-listers like David Geffen, Steve Martin, and Warren Beatty—or writers like Thomas Friedman, Jared Diamond, and Joan Didion. "I am an...

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Annette Smith, the executive director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, a small nonprofit group that has been active in the state's energy-project-siting battles for...

Outcomes remain the same after vote canvassing

The official vote totals were Moran, 2,906, and Smith, 595. In the Democratic U.S. ... In the Republican State Senate 39th District Race, John Doll...

Registered Republican voters in Colorado down 4 percent since 2012

“Public and private polling, plus our own survey of key Democrats, Republicans, and independent journalists suggests that the GOP is not very competitive in Colorado...

Louisiana Senate candidates begin attacks | NOLA.com

Republican state Treasurer John Kennedy (center), the early front-runner in the Louisiana Senate race to replace David Vitter took direct hits this week, mainly ...Boustany hit...

Obama vs. Trump: President says GOP nominee 'umprepared' for presidency

... July 21, 2016, at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. (David Swanson/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS) ... President Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on stage during...

Best of the rest: Events for August 3 and beyond

Join reptile specialist David Bookman and his City of Reptiles - from snakes to iguanas. 7421 Garners Ferry Rd. (803) 776-0855, ... Friday at Za's...

GOP conservatives take losses in Kansas Legislature

Greg Smith of Overland Park also lost to a moderate challenger, Dinah Sykes, 58-42 percent. And on the House side, four notable ... Another closely...

Blunt will face Kander in Senate race

In Kansas, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran held a commanding lead over Republican challenger D.J. Smith. Moran's likely Democratic opponent in November will be Patrick Wiesner,...