- Bipartisan negotiators reach modest budget pact Updated: Dec-10-13 8:15 pm
- Mass AG: Stop new federal fishing catch limits Updated: Dec-05-13 3:13 am
- Senate women unite in fighting sexual assault Updated: Nov-19-13 4:27 pm
- Sen. Cardin endorses Brown for Md. governor Updated: Nov-18-13 11:16 am
- Automatic spending cuts would bite more in 2014 Updated: Nov-11-13 7:25 pm
WASHINGTON - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
BOSTON - Attorney General Martha Coakley is urging a court to stop new federal fishing regulations which she called an "existential threat" to New England's 400-year-old fishing industry.
WASHINGTON - One by one, the women of the Senate stood up, speaking out about the scourge of sexual assault in the military and their collaborative effort to address the long-neglected issue.
BALTIMORE - U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is endorsing Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor.
WASHINGTON - It's not just longstanding battles over taxes and curbing mandatory spending that are obstacles to a year-end pact on the budget. Another problem is a perception among some lawmakers that the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration haven't been as harsh as advertised.