Fifty members of the United States Senate wrote a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on May 22 to pressure the Washington Redskins into changing their controversial nickname.
May 22 2014, 10:39pm CDT
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require...
May 9 2014, 5:00am CDT
Known as the Senate Bill 962, it lagged behind 21 votes due to which it could be moved on to the next stage of state assembly
Apr 25 2014, 8:07am CDT
Source: The Business Insider
The millions of dollars spent on negative advertisements on the Affordable Care Act may have actually led to increased overall enrollment, according to a new study from the Brookings Institute. According to May research from Kantar Media, anti-Obamacare groups have outspent their opponents by a 15-to-1 margin on the airwaves since the law was passed four years ago — out of almost $450 billion in total spent on ads. But Bro ...
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Source: Channel News Asia
SYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Friday brushed off a defeat in the Senate on repealing the country's carbon tax, calling it normal "argy bargy" that would not derail a key election promise.Abbott went to the polls in September vowing that the divisive pollution levy would go, arguing the cost was being passed to consumers, resulting in higher utility bills.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott ha ...
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Sandra Fluke wants to run for Congress. The women's rights activist has filed papers with the Federal Election Commission to seek endorsement of the California state Democratic Party.
Feb 5 2014, 8:16am CST
Source: CBS Philly
By Tony Romeo
HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) – Governor Corbett’s decision to trim legislative funding from the new state budget is shining a light on the rift between the Republican governor and the legislative leaders of his own party who control the House and Senate.
Still agitating for action on public pension reform, Governor Corbett signed the new budget, but line-item vetoed $72-million in legislative earmarks and operating expenses, saying lawmakers have ample reser ...
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French Senate seeks to bar free delivery of books _ in a blow for Amazon, boost for bookshops
Jan 9 2014, 8:46am CST