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California state senator Leland Yee arrested in FBI sweep

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 2:11pm

A longtime California politician who was praised for his efforts to make government more transparent and authored gun control legislation was arrested Wednesday, accused of conspiracy to deal firearms and wire fraud.

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House Dems attempt to force vote on bipartisan immigration reform bill

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm

The GOP is reluctant to vote on the divisive issue in an election year, especially with all signs pointing to major gains for Republicans in the November midterms.

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Gov. Snyder: Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:39pm

Gov. Rick Snyder says Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend.

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House, Senate leaders agree on Medicare fee 'fix'

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:19pm

House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that he and top Senate Democrat Harry Reid have reached agreement on legislation to forestall a looming 24 percent cut in Medicare payments to doctors.

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High court bolsters domestic violence gun ban law

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:39am

People convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns even in states where no proof of physical violence is required to support the domestic violence charge, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The case involved James Castleman, who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic assault against the mother of his child in 2001 in Tennessee. He was then charged in 2009 with illegal possession of a firearm after he and his wife were accused of buying guns and selling them on the black market.

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Issa threatens IRS chief with contempt over Lerner emails

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:01am

The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee threatened to hold the IRS commissioner in contempt of Congress if he does not turn over emails from embattled ex-IRS official Lois Lerner and others.

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Obama says Russia's energy sector could be target of new sanctions

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:54am

President Obama threatened a new round of sanctions against Russia on Wednesday, this time aimed at the country’s energy sector.

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Ex-VA. Gov. McDonnell wife request separate trials in public corruption case

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:41am

The defendants also filed motions seeking dismissal of all but two of the 14 charges against them.

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For ObamaCare it's delay, delay, delay

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 10:17am

Latest ObamaCare delay won't be enough for vulnerable Dems, insurers worried about costs in votes and premiums.

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GOP candidate for Calif. governor is sex offender, served decade in jail for manslaughter

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:53am

Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Champ, who is listed as an “engineer and businessman” on the California election website, has a lengthy rap sheet.

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