| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hosted Republican senators at the White House Wednesday evening, with dinner conversation including the deficit, gun control and immigration.
A White House official characterized their discussion over steak...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:22 AM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other topics.
Not big breakthroughs emerged from the...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:23 AM
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Sens. Ben Nelson of Nebraska and Tim Johnson of South Dakota are part of a bipartisan group of senators who will seek to cap federal farm payments to large farming operations.
The group plans to introduce a measure to...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:02 AM
Dislcaimer: This press release is a statement provided by the elected official’s office.
Moran works to stop over regulation of family farms and ranches
“In towns from coast to coast, consumers enjoy a safe and affordable food supply due...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:36 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama recess-appointed three members to the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday, bypassing fierce opposition from Republicans who claim the agency has leaned too far in favor of unions.
The appointments came...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) spearheaded a letter signed by a bipartisan group of Senators to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The Senators' letter requests that the Grain, Inspection and Packers and Stockyards Administration...
| May 5, 2012
A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotech firms — including many based in Maryland — hoping that Congress will deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year.
Lawmakers are proposing a 6...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:07 AM
CIA thwarts new al-Qaida underwear bomb plot
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the FBI’s explosives lab in Virginia, experts are picking apart a sophisticated new al-Qaida bomb to figure out whether it could have slipped past airport security and taken...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - As the summer growing season approaches, farmers across the county are experiencing widespread frustration over the federal H-2A visa program for seasonal agriculture workers.
In Idaho, farmers such as Jim Little of Emmett say they need...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Americans embrace innovation. It is in our DNA. We are always on the lookout for new ways to do something faster, cheaper, better. From the horse and buggy to the automobile; from the rotary telephone to the iPhone, we're always willing to embrace...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 10:10 PM
A man wielding a sharp-edged weapon killed one person in a Casper neighborhood Friday before killing a male teacher and himself in front of students in a community college classroom, causing a campus-wide lockdown as authorities tried to piece together...