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Politics Jan 17WATCH: Sen. Flake calls Trump’s attacks on media ‘shameful,’ recall Stalin rhetoric
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Russian dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies.
Nation Jan 08Energy panel rejects Trump administration plan to boost coal, nuclear power plants
The decision by the Republican-controlled Federal Energy Regulatory Commission was unexpected and comes amid repeated promises by Trump to revive coal as the nation's top power source.
Nation Jan 04Trump administration proposes a vast expansion of offshore drilling
The Trump administration on Thursday moved to expand offshore drilling from the Atlantic to the Arctic oceans with a plan that would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades.
Politics Jan 02Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch says he will retire after four decades in Senate
Hatch is the longest-serving Republican in the Senate. He chairs the powerful Senate Finance Committee and was a major force in getting a tax overhaul through in December.
Politics Dec 11Zinke, House GOP escalate monuments feud with Patagonia
The dispute pitting the GOP against a private company raised questions about use of taxpayer resources for political criticism and whether Republicans are trying to stop Patagonia sales weeks before the Christmas holiday.
Politics Dec 06House passes GOP bill that would make it easier to carry concealed weapons across state lines
The measure would allow gun owners with a state-issued concealed-carry permit to carry a handgun in any state that allows concealed weapons. It now goes to the Senate.
Politics Dec 06WATCH: Las Vegas shooting survivor, ATF head testify in Senate hearing on gun background checks
Today's hearing will include testimony from Heather Gooze, who held a dying stranger in her arms amid the Las Vegas shooting in October. Watch the hearing here.
Politics Dec 05Senate confirms Kirstjen Nielsen to lead Homeland Security
The Senate has confirmed Kirstjen Nielsen as President Donald Trump's choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security.
Politics Dec 03Senate Democrats stand united against GOP tax bill
Rarely unified, Senate Democrats stood together in opposing the GOP revamp of the tax code.
Politics Nov 17Why 2018 could be one of the Senate Ethics Committee’s busiest years
Next year, the panel could be working nonstop, deciding the fate of up to three lawmakers, including two facing allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior.