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- Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout Updated: Nov-24-13 12:26 pm
- Obama officials upbeat about health site fixes Updated: Nov-22-13 7:40 pm
- Grassley joins Branstad to protest biofuels rule Updated: Nov-22-13 5:44 pm
- Senate Dems curb filibuster, risk future problems Updated: Nov-22-13 3:13 am
- Republicans block nominee to key appeals court Updated: Nov-18-13 7:41 pm
- Ending tax breaks eyed as way to ease budget cuts Updated: Nov-14-13 4:27 pm
- GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote Updated: Nov-12-13 7:37 pm
- Just 5 people enrolled in new DC health plans Updated: Nov-08-13 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON - With the advent of 3-D printers capable of producing plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines.
ALTOONA, Iowa - For decades, presidential candidates' chances in Iowa were wounded if not doomed unless they backed federal support for ethanol, a boon to the state's corn-growing economy.
WASHINGTON - There won't be a magic moment, but the Obama administration's much-maligned health insurance website should be able to weather an expected year-end crush of customers, officials asserted Friday.
NEVADA, Iowa - Gov. Terry Branstad said Friday that by proposing to reduce next year the amount of ethanol blended into gasoline, environmental officials had "embarked on a war on corn."
WASHINGTON - Democrats quickly enjoyed the first fruits of a milestone Senate vote making it harder for the Republican minority to block President Barack Obama's nominations: They swiftly ended a GOP filibuster against one of his top judicial selections and prepared to do the same for two others.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans on Monday blocked President Barack Obama's nomination of Robert L. Wilkins to a key appellate court, continuing a nomination fight that has stoked partisan tensions in the Senate.
WASHINGTON - Democrats' new mantra in budget talks is to close tax loopholes for certain businesses, investors and professionals as a way to raise more revenue to help ease autopilot spending cuts that soon are to become more painful.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans blocked another of President Barack Obama's picks for one of the nation's top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber.
WASHINGTON - Two Republican senators say just five people have enrolled in health insurance plans through the District of Columbia's new insurance exchange.