Tuesday, April 23, 2019

House Panel Defeats Coastal Drilling Expansion

WASHINGTON -- A leading congressional proponent of more offshore oil drilling along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts promised to continue his fight...

Bill Aimed at Preserving American Revolution, War of 1812

WASHINGTON – Endangered Revolutionary War and War of 1812 battle sites, including locations throughout the South, could get federal preservation grants under...

Kaine to stay put

Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine may have been crying tears of joy on Election Night, but his impassioned work on behalf of Barack...

They Run For Office And Lose—Again And Again

WASHINGTON -- “Grandma” Carol Castagnero’s name has been on a ballot more times than she can remember. And she’s never won. 

S.C. lawmakers seek special treatment on global warming

WASHINGTON – Pending global warming legislation could create serious problems for South Carolina because of the state’s dependence on coal-fired power...

Florida Guard Headed to Afghanistan in 2009

WASHINGTON - Florida's largest National Guard unit has been alerted that it may be deployed again to Afghanistan in 2009. 

Cantor’s Mortgage Background Figured into Bailout Bill

WASHINGTON-Rep. Eric I. Cantor's personal ties to the mortgage industry helped him play a leading role in this month's congressional debate over...

Obama: Lift Cuba Restrictions To Aid Gustav Victims

Sen. Barack Obama today called on President Bush to lift U.S. travel for and other restrictions on family remittances, visits and humanitarian...

When pigs fly: the ruckus over earmarks

WASHINGTON – When it comes to earmarks, one man’s pig stink is another man’s bacon. No kidding.  The massive,...

Va. Justice Agee Clears Hurdle for Federal Post

WASHINGTON-Virginia Supreme Court Justice G. Steven Agee won unanimous approval from the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday on his way to becoming a...

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Could short fuse blow up McCain’s candidacy?

Part one of a three-part series WASHINGTON -- Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi is among John McCain’s latest converts,...