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Richard Burr

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  • Rights groups criticize Sen. Burr after report that he called for killing US citizen

    WASHINGTON Civil liberties groups raised concerns Monday about reports that U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, had called in 2013 for the CIA to hunt down and kill an American citizen who had become a top al-Qaida operative, rather than capturing him for trial.
  • Lawmakers: Hampton VA must improve communication

    Lawmakers: Hampton VA must improve communication
    The region's four federal lawmakers have pointed to a "demonstrated lack of communication" between the Hampton VA Medical Center and staff at their district offices who try to help veterans with problems. In an April 16 letter, the lawmakers demanded...

    Obama's trade agenda draws GOP support in House

    Legislation to strengthen President Barack Obama's hand for a new round of trade deals advanced Thursday in the House courtesy of Republicans and over the protests of Democrats, a political role reversal that portends a bruising struggle over passage...

    Lynch wait is over, as Senate confirms her as attorney general

    WASHINGTON Loretta Lynch survived a long and bitter battle Thursday as the Senate voted to confirm the North Carolina native as the first African-American woman to serve as U.S. attorney general. Lynch, whom President Barack Obama nominated last...

    Obama trade agenda wins Senate round, but House fights loom

    President Barack Obama's trade agenda narrowly passed an initial Senate test late Wednesday, but many fellow Democrats hope to trip him in the House. The Senate Finance Committee endorsed Obama's request for "fast track" legislation, which would renew...