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Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
WASHINGTON -- After a rough-and-tumble meeting with House Republicans earlier in the week, President Obama wrapped up his Capitol Hill tour Thursday with friendlier crowds in the House and Senate, even as lawmakers signaled opposition to his budget...
— President Barack Obama on Wednesday will formally announce the most aggressive and expansive national gun-control agenda in generations as he presses Congress to mandate background checks for all firearm buyers and prohibit assault weapons and...
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Clout StreetDemocrat Tammy Duckworth today campaigned with a California congresswoman who said she had to have an abortion to save her life as part of Duckworth's ongoing effort to highlight her differences with Republican Rep. Joe Walsh. The appearance with...
Warren Moon, the late coach Bill Walsh, Ken Dorsey and I testified before the California Senate and Assembly several years back supporting a bill by State Senator Jackie Speier to ban steroids and dangerous supplements from high school students and...
Nation NowHouse and Senate leaders on Thursday reached agreement on tougher safety rules for the nation’s vast network of pipelines in the wake of a spate of incidents including a deadly pipeline explosion in San Bruno last year that killed eight people and...
Nation NowA pipeline safety bill that gained momentum after a spate of incidents around the country, including last year's deadly explosion in Northern California, cleared the House with unusual speed on Monday. The pipeline safety bill was expected to move quickly...
Nation NowPresident Obama Tuesday signed into law a pipeline safety bill growing out of a string of high-profile incidents, including a deadly Northern California explosion in 2010....
The movement to dump practically all federal funding for Planned Parenthood is sending shockwaves across America. On the surface this is about trimming the national deficit. But, make no mistake, there are strong political undertones here and Planned...
CNN NewsWASHINGTON, DC. -- Disclosing a miscarriage is a powerful revelation for any woman to make. For a US Congresswoman on the House floor, it's downright striking. During a debate Thursday evening over whether to defund Planned Parenthood, Rep. Jackie...
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