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  • Obama in Everglades: Threats from climate change 'can't be edited out' of conversation

    MIAMI With a sawgrass prairie at his back and spring rain clouds darkening the sky, President Barack Obama on Wednesday cast the beleaguered Everglades as the poster child for climate change. Obama called for quick and aggressive action in a speech...
  • GOP spokesman: Benghazi report may slip into 2016

    A Republican-led committee investigating the 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's role, is signaling that its final report could slip to just months before the presidential election if the...
  • Another measure to block advance of NC renewables law falls

    North Carolina electric companies must keep planning to generate more power through alternative sources and other measures after an effort to freeze those requirements failed to advance Wednesday through a House committee. The House Public Utilities...
  • Anti-human trafficking bill passes Senate 99-0

    Anti-human trafficking bill passes Senate 99-0
    The Senate unanimously passed legislation Wednesday to help the victims of human trafficking, ending a tortuous partisan standoff over abortion that also delayed confirmation of President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee. The vote was 99-0 to...
  • Pot shop warnings for pregnant women rejected in Colorado

    A Colorado proposal to require marijuana shops to post warnings for pregnant and nursing women failed Wednesday when Senate Republicans said the first-in-the-nation requirement would be unfair. The bill to require maternal pot warning signs had the...
  • Obama's fast-track trade plan forced to slow start by liberals

    WASHINGTON Things got off to a slow start Wednesday for President Barack Obama's fast-track trade plan, which has emerged as one of the most divisive issues facing Democrats in the new Congress. As the Senate Finance Committee prepared to pass the bill,...
  • Cornyn redefines his role as Senate GOP Whip

    WASHINGTON As majority whip, John Cornyn has tangled often with the tea party. He has championed pragmatic floor tactics and was an architect of the GOP's successful drive to broaden its Senate footprint over the last three cycles by betting on candidates...
  • Senate finally passes human trafficking bill

    WASHINGTON The Senate finally came together Wednesday in rare unanimous support of an anti-human trafficking bill and agreed to a compromise on an abortion provision that had divided the parties, delaying the bill for weeks. The 99-0 vote on the...
  • Budget panel votes to eliminate 13 vacant DNR positions

    Thirteen vacant positions dealing with fish and wildlife issues within the state Department of Natural Resources would be eliminated, but fees to hunt and fish would not go up, under a cost-saving move approved by the Legislature's budget committee...
  • Patients want say in suit challenging Arizona Medicaid plan

    Newly insured patients have asked a judge to let them help defend Arizona's Medicaid expansion in a lawsuit challenging the plan. Advocacy groups representing low-income Arizona residents say their clients should be allowed to have a say in court because...
  • Obama sounds alarm on climate damage in visit to Everglades

    Amid lurking alligators and the steamy heat of Florida's Everglades, President Barack Obama on Wednesday sounded the alarm about damage from climate change he said was already wreaking mayhem in Florida and across the United States. In an implicit rebuke...