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How Can the U.S. Fix a 14,000-Case Backlog of Black-Lung-Stricken Miners?

Congressional leaders and labor officials convened this week to address a broken federal compensation program for miners with the disease.

These Tea Partiers Aren't Anti-Immigration. They Just Want to Close the Border.

Tea Party Members in Spartanburg and Greenville mobilize as their communities welcome growing numbers of immigrants.

What's the Point of the Draft Elizabeth Warren Movement?

The liberal favorite already has millions to spend from her campaign account. She doesn't need help from outsiders.

Republicans Keeping Their Faith in Scott Brown

Despite polls showing him struggling to make inroads in New Hampshire, Republicans insist he'll surprise the skeptics.

Congress Has Finally Found a Bill to Rally Around

The Able Act, which would allow those with disabilities to set up tax-free savings accounts, has broad support and will likely pass both chambers with ease.

Jay Rockefeller Wants to Revolutionize How You Watch TV

On his way to retirement, the West Virginia Democrat looks to overhaul the video industry.

Here Are the Four Things House GOP Leadership Wants to Get Done Before Recess

But will the rest of the House go along?

Arizona Says Inmate Who Died After Nearly Two-Hour Execution Did Not Suffer

A state spokesperson says she was surprised by how "peaceful" the execution appeared.

Republicans Announce Plan to Require a Vote on Iran Nuclear Deal

A group of senators said late Wednesday that sanctions would be automatically reimposed if the White House does not consult Congress.

Meriam Ibrahim Is Free From Sudan

She arrived in Rome a day after Congress held a hearing on how to help her. 

How Joe Biden Is Trying to Bring Black Voters to the Polls

The vice president railed against restrictive GOP-backed voting policies at the annual NAACP convention on Wednesday.

'Let Me Google That for You'—Now a Congressional Bill

Some think the government is wasting money on an agency that search engines have made obsolete. One bill would eliminate it altogether.

Why the NSA Keeps Tracking People Even After They're Dead

A newly disclosed government rule book reveals just how easy it is to get placed on a terrorist watch list—and how difficult it can be to get taken off.

The State Department Really Doesn’t Want to Break Up Iraq

A decentralized federal system is best for Iraq and for U.S. interests, a State Department official says.

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Vietnam Nuclear Trade Pact, But Tightens Conditions

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez's measure passed in a bipartisan voice vote and limits the U.S.-Vietnam pact to 30 years.

One State Is Being Sued Over Obamacare Politics

A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses Tennessee of denying coverage to low-income patients.

The FCC Is Getting Serious About Enforcing Its Last Remaining Net-Neutrality Rule

The agency threatens to crack down on Internet providers that lie about speed.

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How Can the U.S. Fix a 14,000-Case Backlog of Black-Lung-Stricken Miners?

Congressional leaders and labor officials convened this week to address a broken federal compensation program for miners with the disease.

These Tea Partiers Aren't Anti-Immigration. They Just Want to Close the Border.

Tea Party Members in Spartanburg and Greenville mobilize as their communities welcome growing numbers of immigrants.

What's the Point of the Draft Elizabeth Warren Movement?

The liberal favorite already has millions to spend from her campaign account. She doesn't need help from outsiders.

Republicans Keeping Their Faith in Scott Brown

Despite polls showing him struggling to make inroads in New Hampshire, Republicans insist he'll surprise the skeptics.

Congress Has Finally Found a Bill to Rally Around

The Able Act, which would allow those with disabilities to set up tax-free savings accounts, has broad support and will likely pass both chambers with ease.

Jay Rockefeller Wants to Revolutionize How You Watch TV

On his way to retirement, the West Virginia Democrat looks to overhaul the video industry.

Here Are the Four Things House GOP Leadership Wants to Get Done Before Recess

But will the rest of the House go along?

Arizona Says Inmate Who Died After Nearly Two-Hour Execution Did Not Suffer

A state spokesperson says she was surprised by how "peaceful" the execution appeared.

Republicans Announce Plan to Require a Vote on Iran Nuclear Deal

A group of senators said late Wednesday that sanctions would be automatically reimposed if the White House does not consult Congress.

Meriam Ibrahim Is Free From Sudan

She arrived in Rome a day after Congress held a hearing on how to help her. 

How Joe Biden Is Trying to Bring Black Voters to the Polls

The vice president railed against restrictive GOP-backed voting policies at the annual NAACP convention on Wednesday.

'Let Me Google That for You'—Now a Congressional Bill

Some think the government is wasting money on an agency that search engines have made obsolete. One bill would eliminate it altogether.

Why the NSA Keeps Tracking People Even After They're Dead

A newly disclosed government rule book reveals just how easy it is to get placed on a terrorist watch list—and how difficult it can be to get taken off.

The State Department Really Doesn’t Want to Break Up Iraq

A decentralized federal system is best for Iraq and for U.S. interests, a State Department official says.

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Vietnam Nuclear Trade Pact, But Tightens Conditions

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez's measure passed in a bipartisan voice vote and limits the U.S.-Vietnam pact to 30 years.

One State Is Being Sued Over Obamacare Politics

A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses Tennessee of denying coverage to low-income patients.

The FCC Is Getting Serious About Enforcing Its Last Remaining Net-Neutrality Rule

The agency threatens to crack down on Internet providers that lie about speed.

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