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Stories with person: Steve Scalise
  • Critics of carbon regulations using mine spill to skewer EPA story has photos
    Updated: Aug-15-15 12:23 pm

    WASHINGTON - Authorities say rivers tainted by last week's massive spill from an abandoned Colorado gold mine are starting to recover, but for the Environmental Protection Agency the political fallout from the disaster could linger.

  • Civil rights leaders slam House's third-ranking Republican 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 7:56 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Two national civil rights leaders are reviving criticism of a top-ranking House Republican's speech to a white supremacist group 13 years ago, trying to jumpstart action on a proposed strengthening of the Voting Rights Act.