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Senate Removes Long-Term Funding From Ambitious Springs Plan

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) - The Senate has drained a recurring pool of money from a measure intended to provide long term protection and management of the state’s endangered natural springs. 516 more words


Challenger goes up with first spot in Mississippi Senate primary battle

(CNN) — A Republican state senator in Mississippi, who has mounted a primary challenge against U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, touts his conservative credentials in first campaign television commercial. 531 more words


Sen. Warren: 'I Am Not Running For President'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is insisting she isn’t running for president in 2016.

She says to interviewers, “You can ask this a lot of different ways. 128 more words


Arkansas senator has heart surgery

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Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., is recovering Tuesday from emergency heart surgery.

“Doctors say he responded well to the surgery and are monitoring his recovery,” according to a statement from the senator’s office. 185 more words



WASHINGTON — America Again, a group looking to indict members of Congress who violate the U.S. Constitution, is turning to South Carolina’s Trey Gowdy as a candidate for the organization’s chief counsel. 13 more words


GOP senator defends Jeb Bush's 'act of love' immigration comments

A key Republican senator is siding with Jeb Bush, who angered some conservatives by saying some immigrants come to the United States illegally out of an “act of love” to help their families. 235 more words