| Nov 14, 2013
| 8:39 AM
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve chair nominee Janet L. Yellen strongly defended the central bank's stimulus efforts under questioning at her Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, saying the controversial bond-buying program has helped the economy recover....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Happy New Year! May your 2013 be filled with love, laughter, passion and 365 full nights of sleep.
Through the years, I've discovered something about New Year's resolutions: While it's not so easy to keep them, it's very easy to make them for other...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other...
| Apr 19, 2013
Access to rural housing programs that benefit a significant number of homebuyers in Aberdeen could be extended under a bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and others.
Without an extension of some sort, the city would lose access to...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hosted Republican senators at the White House Wednesday evening, with dinner conversation including the deficit, gun control and immigration.
A White House official characterized their discussion over steak...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:22 AM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other topics.
Not big breakthroughs emerged from the...
| Sep 26, 2012
Some people have lost their taste for the stock market, with many concluding it's more dangerous than they can tolerate for their kids' college money or retirement savings.
And they have reason to be anxious.
At a Senate banking committee hearing in...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - As the summer growing season approaches, farmers across the county are experiencing widespread frustration over the federal H-2A visa program for seasonal agriculture workers.
In Idaho, farmers such as Jim Little of Emmett say they need...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:35 PM
It sounds like a hell of a simple, good idea: cutting federal taxes on small breweries, thus helping out boutique producers of fine, foamy delights and maybe even getting them to hire more workers.
And our own U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is all over...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 4:34 PM
BILLINGS, Mont. â Environmentalists said Tuesday they intend to sue the Obama administration to force it to restore gray wolves across the Lower 48 states -- even as Republicans in Congress sought unsuccessfully to strip the animals of protection. The.....
| Nov 2, 2010
Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California.
Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Dislcaimer: This press release is a statement provided by the elected official’s office.
Moran works to stop over regulation of family farms and ranches
“In towns from coast to coast, consumers enjoy a safe and affordable food supply due...