| Jul 18, 2013
| 6:14 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a heated confrontation over domestic spying, members of Congress said Wednesday they never intended to allow the National Security Agency to build a database of every phone call in America. And they threatened to curtail the...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:32 PM
WASHINGTON – After furious lobbying by the Obama administration and Republican leaders, the House of Representatives on Wednesday narrowly defeated an amendment that would have curtailed the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of U.S....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:59 PM
An unusually bipartisan majority in the House of Representatives turned back a proposal Wednesday to stop the federal government from systematically gathering telecommunications metadata -- that is, a record for each phone line of the numbers dialed,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday make their most concerted effort of the year to change federal abortion law with legislation that would ban almost all abortions after a fetus reaches the age of 20 weeks.
The "Pain-Capable Unborn...
| Jun 2, 2013
WASHINGTON — Eric Holder is in a mess of his own making.
Two weeks ago, the attorney general testified to the House Judiciary Committee in categorical terms: "With regard to potential prosecution of the press for the disclosure of material, that...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:01 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Republicans are heading into Election Day with a two-seat majority in Michigan's congressional delegation and high hopes of maintaining the edge, but three surprisingly close races have Democrats eyeing a previously unexpected...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:03 AM
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — The mother of a mentally ill man who was fatally shot by Saginaw police said Monday night that the fight for her son's justice will continue even though prosecutors aren't filing charges against the officers involved.
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:26 AM
SAGINAW, Michigan (AP) — Three Saginaw police officers are being disciplined for their roles in the fatal shooting of a homeless, mentally ill man in a parking lot, the city manager said Thursday.
Officials didn't reveal details of the punishment....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:17 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan voters will choose a Republican to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and could change history by dropping one or both of the state's two black congressmen in Tuesday's primary election.
Pete Hoekstra of...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 4:05 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Pete Hoekstra's nearly two-decade congressional career made him the early GOP favorite in Michigan's U.S. Senate race, but after an election season that had been unkind to other establishment Republicans, Hoekstra was careful...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:36 PM
SOPA: Despite the anti-SOPA protests scheduled for Jan. 18, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith says Congress will reexamine the bill in February....
| Oct 26, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Leaders of the House Judiciary Committee introduced a beefed-up version Wednesday of the Senate Judiciary Committee's proposed Protect IP Act, offering Hollywood new tools to go after foreign piracy hotbeds -- as well as opening online storage, content-...