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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic plan to impose a fee on methane emissions from oil and gas wells has cleared a key hurdle, but it faces strong opposition from the oil and gas industry and criticism by centrist Sen. Joe Manchin.
Jacob Chansley, the so-called "QAnon Shaman," was sentenced to 41 months in prison for his role in the US Capitol riot.
Titled the States Reform Act, the Republican legislation would defer to state authorities on matters of prohibition and regulation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Longtime advocates of paid family and medical leave are scrambling to make sure that the long-sought Democratic priority remains in a massive social and environmental spending bill after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi revived it. But the outcome will likely come down to the support of one man.
Bipartisan cooperation was on display in the recent Senate hearings about large tech companies. Will Big Tech reform set a new precedent for bipartisanship on the hill? However, what policies are best suited to this complex issue? Experts explain some of the politics at play.
Bipartisan cooperation was on display in the recent Senate hearings about large tech companies. Will Big Tech reform set a new precedent for b…
Rep. Don Bacon said he intends to vote for the $1 trillion bill, providing it remains separate from a $3.5 trillion proposal being discussed by Democrats. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry stopped short of saying how he would vote.
A sometimes tearful Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles told a U.S. Senate committee that her gymnastics team doctor, Larry Nasser, was able t…
With a robust vote after weeks of fits and starts, the Senate approved a $1 trillion infrastructure plan for states coast to coast on Tuesday,…
"While not perfect, it includes resources for Nebraska in the key areas I wanted to see, such as roads, bridges, water infrastructure, airports and broadband," Sen. Deb Fischer said.