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  • House defeats bid to curtail NSA's collection of phone records

    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....
  • House narrowly defeats bid to curtail NSA phone record collection

    House narrowly defeats bid to curtail NSA phone record collection
    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....
  • House votes to block enforcement of light bulb rules

     
    A spending bill aimed at preventing a federal government shutdown would block enforcement of new energy-efficiency rules for light bulbs, letting old-style incandescent bulbs stay around a bit longer. The provision was a high priority of congressional...
  • Washington, D.C. memorial for WWI veterans sets off debate

     
    As Washington prepares to reopen a spruced up District of Columbia War Memorial, a fight intensifies over whether the often overlooked memorial should be turned into a national World War I memorial....
  • Senator Smackdown

    Senator Smackdown
    The Houston Space Shuttle Snub Has Turned Into Shuttle Wars... New York Senator Chuck Schumer Is Darth Vadar And Texas Representative Ted Poe Is Luke Skywalker. You May Have Heard By Now Texans Are Pushing Legislation To Over-turn The Director Of NASA'...
  • Lawmakers push hard line on Iran, Syria

    Lawmakers push hard line on Iran, Syria
    Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers issued a unified call Friday for tougher measures against Iran and Syria, warning that news of an alleged Iranian assassination plot in the United States is indicative of a political movement increasingly...
  • Violence Will Not Stop Houston House Members

    Violence Will Not Stop Houston House Members
    The shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has brought wide-spread condemnation from elected officials including those here in the Houston-area. They are shocked to hear the news of their colleague's shooting. Houston area representatives...
  • GOP Palooza

    GOP Palooza
    It`s been quite the stormy season for Republican presidential hopefuls. Donald Trump`s hair billowing in the gusts of controversy, the smell of Herman Cain's delicious pizza wafting about, Newt Gingrich getting glitter bombed. But potential voters have...
  • 5 Charged in Agent's Killing That Exposed 'Fast and Furious'

    5 Charged in Agent's Killing That Exposed 'Fast and Furious'
    WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities unsealed Monday an indictment charging five men in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and offering up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest of the four men still at large. The investigation...
  • U.S. House votes Attorney General Holder in contempt

    U.S. House votes Attorney General Holder in contempt
    The House of Representatives voted Thursday to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt for refusing to turn over documents tied to the botched Fast and Furious gun-running sting -- a discredited operation that has become a sharp point of...