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Politics Apr 06Government seeks to limit questions in Clinton email case
WASHINGTON — Lawyers for the State Department are asking a federal judge to limit the scope of testimony about Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account as secretary of state.
Nation Mar 3041 energy companies sign on to voluntarily reduce methane emissions
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a new partnership with 41 energy companies that have agreed to voluntarily reduce methane emissions from natural gas operations to help combat climate change.
Politics Mar 15GOP files more lawsuits seeking Hillary Clinton records
WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party filed a flurry of new lawsuits this week seeking reams of government documents related to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
Politics Feb 23Congress backs court challenge to Obama’s climate change plan
WASHINGTON — More than 200 members of Congress are backing a court challenge to President Barack Obama's plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions.
Nation Jan 04Justice Department, EPA sue Volkswagen over emissions-cheating software in diesel cars
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department sued Volkswagen on Monday over emissions-cheating software found in nearly 600,000 vehicles sold in the United States, potentially exposing the company to billions in fines for clean air violations.
Nation Nov 17Republicans in Congress press Obama administration over plan for Syrian refugees
House Republicans pressed Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday over the Obama administration's plan to allow thousands more Syrian war refugees into the country following last week's attacks in Paris.
Politics Oct 24States and industry groups sue government over new clean air rules
States and industry groups dependent on fossil fuels filed court challenges Friday to President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Nation Oct 07Lacking political clout in D.C., Volkswagen braces for Congress
WASHINGTON — For the first time, Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn will appear before a congressional investigative committee this week. He, and the company, will bring little Washington political clout to the table.
Nation Sep 29Volkswagen isn’t the first auto company accused of rigging tests
Volkswagen is far from the first auto company accused of trying to game required environmental tests.
Politics Sep 22Judge orders quicker review of emails from Hillary Clinton aide
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the State Department to speed up its review of emails from two key aides to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.