(WASHINGTON) — The Senate has approved an extension of a program established by former President George W. Bush to fight AIDS worldwide.
By voice vote, lawmakers on Monday backed the bill to continue the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, known as PEPFAR. The program, which has been successful in combatting HIV/AIDS, …
A Senate panel looks at the risks and benefits of the cryptocurrency
Senate members remain divided over a bipartisan amendment helmed by Kirsten Gillibrand
(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her proposal to give victims of rape and sexual assault in the military an independent route outside the chain of command for prosecuting attackers.
Gillibrand’s solution for a problem the military calls an …
The President’s hour-long apologia Thursday tempered the Democratic panic over Obamacare, but he still faces a hard battle.
Democrats and Republicans struggle to find common ground in talks to avoid the next spending fight.
(WASHINGTON) — The partial government shutdown and steep federal spending cuts helped lower the U.S. federal deficit last month, signaling more improvement in the government’s finances.
The Treasury Department says the government ran a deficit of $91.6 billion in October, down 24 percent from the same month a year ago. The decline …
(WASHINGTON) — Speaker John Boehner says the House will not hold formal, compromise talks on the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill, a fresh signal from the Republican leadership that the issue is dead for the year.
Boehner tells Capitol Hill reporters he wants to deal with the issue on a step-by-step approach. He
(WASHINGTON) — The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a bill designed to tighten government oversight of pharmacies that custom-mix prescription drugs, in the wake of last year’s deadly meningitis outbreak tied to contaminated pain injections.
The bill cleared a parliamentary hurdle on a 97-1 vote, indicating its overwhelming support …
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