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It dries up crops, destroys landscaping and stops ships from moving...Good For Grapes Last summer it seemed like all Midwestern farmers were upset over the lack of rain. But not all of them were; those growing grapes were embracing the drought...This
Tuesday that Democrats "will stick with the president" if an agreement is reached. "Maybe not every single one of them," she added, noting that the details of the chained CPI proposal are "not all ironed out." House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.)
President Barack Obama is on his way to Newtown, Conn., to meet with families of those killed in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. However, gun control advocates are pressing Obama to turn his tears into actions and push for
The announcement clears the field for a run-off between Reps. Joseph Crowley (N.Y.) and Barbara Lee (Calif.) for the vice chairmanship of the House Democratic Caucus. Polis has endorsed Crowley in that contest, the sources said. Crowley, a member of
To be sure, Democratic leaders have spilled their war chests primarily to better the chances of the party picking up seats when voters go to the polls on Nov. 6 and, indeed, they still insist they can win back the lower chamber despite the long odds.
Border Patrol is to rescue illegal immigrants who are in distress, dehydrated or injured as they try to cross into the U.S. However, video obtained by PBS shows border agents destroying the vital water legally placed in the desert by humanitarian
Miller's proposal which will include a series of small, gradual hikes modeled on a bill championed by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) strays from the approach urged this week by a score of House liberals who, behind Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.), want a
The Republic azcentral.com The Buckeye Police Department's traffic officers focus as much on educating residents about traffic safety as enforcing laws, which they say has made the roads safer for drivers. The traffic unit was created almost three
Democratic Rep. John Larson, of Connecticut, is pushing federal legislation that would change Election Day from the first Tuesday in November to the first weekend. The bill, which Larson is co-sponsoring, was introduced in the House on Thursday. The
The lawmakers say the unchecked manipulation of global energy markets, not a dearth of oil-and-gas production at home, is behind the recent spike in prices at the pump. "It isn't a shortage of gasoline, it's a manipulation of the gas prices," Rep.