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WASHINGTON — Key senators brokered a tentative deal Wednesday to strengthen the border security provisions in the immigration bill, a compromise that could break a logjam by satisfying Republican demands for tougher enforcement without...
WASHINGTON — The sweeping immigration overhaul bill received a boost Tuesday as senators appeared to narrow their differences on border security and the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported that newly legal immigrants would provide...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping immigration legislation moving toward a vote in the Senate would boost the economy and reduce federal deficits, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday, at the same time it would bestow legal status on an estimated...
Republicans have an opportunity for a get-out-of-jail moment with the fastest-growing slice of the electorate, Hispanics. An immigration bill is likely to pass the Senate by the end of the month. The size and shape of the measure and the tone of the...
Associated PressWASHINGTON -- The Senate on Monday passed a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill that expands government subsidies for crop insurance, rice and peanuts, while making small cuts to food stamps. The bill passed on a bipartisan 66-27 vote. Sens. Tim...
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WASHINGTON - Working on a new farm bill, the Senate recently defeated an amendment to change the sugar program but limited the crop insurance premium subsidies for high-income farmers before putting off further action on the bill until after a Memorial...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - On May 9, Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) joined Senator John Hoeven (R-N.D.) in introducing an amendment (S.Amdt. 862) to the Water Resources Development Act (S. 601) to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing their...
BISMARCK, N.D. - The U.S. Senate passed an amendment on May 15 blocking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from charging fees to access water in upper Missouri River reservoirs. The effort, spearheaded by senators from the Dakotas and Montana, is part...
Since 2011, I have been raising concerns about a controversial proposal from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that would restrict access to Missouri River water and charge users for surplus water taken from Missouri River reservoirs in South Dakota, North...
President Barack Obama had a dinner date last week with a dozen of his worst enemies, thus proving that the governmental stalemate in Washington, D.C., is driving him to unusual acts of political creativity -- or desperation. The president personally...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Efforts to stave off a late March government shutdown shifted to the Senate after House Republicans swiftly passed legislation to keep federal agencies running, while also easing some of the effects of $85 billion in budget cuts....
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