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3 years 7 months ago

Springs military bases brace for shutdown

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Prior to the congressional agreement to keep the government running, the military said food and other services for troops in war zones wouldn't have been interrupted by a shutdown. Col. Robert McLaughlin, the Fort Carson garrison commander, said prior to Friday night's compromise that...

4 years 2 months ago

Texas congresswoman admits she violated rules

A Texas congresswoman is admitting that she wrongly steered thousands of dollars in college scholarships to her own relatives and the children of a staff member. Dallas-area Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson said in a statement that she was unaware she was in violation of any rules governing the Congressional...

4 years 11 months ago

Showdown vote nears on importing low-cost drugs

Lawmakers working on the health care overhaul are set to debate a measure that would allow importation of low-cost prescription drugs from Canada and other countries. It's a measure the Obama administration opposes, along with the pharmaceutical industry. As a candidate, Obama supported the idea. But as president, he needs...

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