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Congress, after partisan convulsions, does the bare minimum

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:41:03 GMT2016-09-29T15:41:03Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Acutely partisan and all but dysfunctional, Congress has completed its most elementary task after an intense weekslong struggle, finalizing a deal to fund the government just days ahead of a shutdown deadline....

Wells Fargo CEO faces more criticism from lawmakers

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:29:09 GMT2016-09-29T15:29:09Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wells Fargo's CEO, newly stripped of tens of millions in compensation in a scandal over sales practices, told angry lawmakers Thursday the bank is expanding its review of accounts and will evaluate executives' roles....

Pennsylvania congressman Tim Murphy helps save man's life

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:16:45 GMT2016-09-29T14:16:45Z

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A Pennsylvania congressman helped save the life of a man found unconscious in a Washington, D.C., office building....

Congress adopts bill of rights for sexual assault survivors

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:20:46 GMT2016-09-28T23:20:46Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A proposed federal bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault won final legislative approval Wednesday, sending it to the president's desk....

House OKs plan for $170 million to fix Flint water system

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:32:59 GMT2016-09-28T22:32:59Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House easily approved an election-year plan Wednesday to provide $170 million to help Flint, Michigan, rebuild its lead-poisoned water system, as Congress moved toward addressing a public health catastrophe that became an acrimonious partisan dispute....