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United States Senate stonewalls gun control bids in wake of shooting at Orlando LGBTI nightclub
United States Senate stonewalls gun control bids in wake of shooting at Orlando LGBTI nightclub
The Republican-controlled United States Senate rejected four competing gun control measures just days after the Orlando nightclub massacre,...
US Republicans feel the rising heat
US Republicans feel the rising heat
It seemed like a simple idea at first: ask Republicans what they would do about climate change.
World leaders outraged by CIA torture report
World leaders outraged by CIA torture report
A damning report on the United States' brutal treatment of War on Terror detainees triggered worldwide condemnation on Wednesday and calls for...
CIA lied about brutal and ineffective torture - report
CIA lied about brutal and ineffective torture - report
The United States Senate Intelligence Committee's five-year review of 6.3-million pages of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) documents concluded that...
From Carter and Bush to 'American Idol': Some US election candidates
From Carter and Bush to 'American Idol': Some US election candidates
Here are some of the quirkiest or most noteworthy of the Senate and House races:
US Senate passes funding bill to avoid government shutdown
US Senate passes funding bill to avoid government shutdown
The US Senate passed a stopgap measure to fund federal programs and avoid an October 1 government shutdown.
Now it's Obama vs moneyed elite
Now it's Obama vs moneyed elite
Barack Obama used his state of the union address this week to launch his 2012 re-election campaign with a populist speech that portrayed him as the...
US Congress gets its own YouTube sites
US Congress gets its own YouTube sites
Tired of YouTube clips of precocious kids, stupid pets or faux superheroes? The United States Congress is launching official YouTube channels where...
Report on Obama Senate seat scandal out soon
Report on Obama Senate seat scandal out soon
A report requested by President-elect Barack Obama, due to be released on Tuesday, is expected to publicly clear his staff of any improper role in...