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  • new storyHouse, Senate on collision course in highway debate story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 11:25 pm

    WASHINGTON - Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared the transportation bill dead on arrival.

  • The Latest: Kerry says US allies won't back military force story has photos
    Updated: Jul-23-15 1:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - The latest in a hearing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is conducting on the agreement the United States and five other world powers struck this month with Iran to rein in its nuclear weapons program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions (asterisk)(all times local):

  • Senate moves forward on 6-year highway, transit bill 
    Updated: Jul-22-15 9:43 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Senate agreed Wednesday to take up a sweeping transportation bill a little over a week before states will face a cutoff of highway and transit aid in the middle of the summer construction season.

  • White House seeking Democrats to support Iran nuclear deal story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-14-15 5:16 pm

    WASHINGTON - Just hours after announcing a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran on Tuesday, the White House launched a robust lobbying campaign to persuade skeptical Democrats in Congress to approve the deal.

  • Kamala Harris has more than $3 million for Senate race 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 12:18 pm

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate campaign of Democratic candidate Kamala Harris says it raised more than $1.6 million during the most recent fundraising quarter that ended June 30.

  • Obama designates national monuments in Texas, Calif., Nevada story has photos
    Updated: Jul-10-15 2:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama designated new national monuments Friday in California, Nevada and Texas, setting aside millions of acres that are home to prehistoric rock carvings, Mammoth bones and popular outdoors destinations. The presidential move ran into immediate resistance from some Republicans, who accused Obama of a sneaky land grab that ignored the interests of local residents.

  • New national monuments coming in Texas, California, Nevada 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 9:59 am

    WASHINGTON - Mammoth bones, prehistoric rock carvings and more than a million acres of wilderness will be protected as part of three new national monuments that President Barack Obama is creating in California, Nevada and Texas.

  • Democratic Senate hopefuls react cautiously to pier shooting 
    Updated: Jul-09-15 7:13 pm

    WASHINGTON - California's U.S. senators are reacting to the shooting death of a San Francisco woman at a popular sightseeing pier by saying something is broken with an immigration system that allowed the shooting suspect to be free despite an extensive criminal history and five deportations.