Last Build Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:18 -0400
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:18 -0400As President Trump prepares to sign an executive order calling for a review of the Antiquities Act and dozens of national monuments that were created by his predecessors, key lawmakers vow to find a legislative solution.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:20 -0400Congressional Republicans have sent President Trump the strongest signal yet of what they want him to do with the Paris Agreement.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:23 -0400Concerns over environmental riders continue to cloud the prospects for fresh funding for U.S. EPA and the Interior Department in a fiscal 2017 omnibus spending package being negotiated by the White House and congressional leaders.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:25 -0400Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) has filed a complaint against U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt under the Hatch Act, which bars federal employees from politicking.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:27 -0400Nevada lawmakers are blasting a Republican draft bill aimed at starting talks over the stalled Yucca Mountain nuclear repository northwest of Las Vegas.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:30 -0400House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway (R-Texas) said yesterday he can juggle helping write a farm bill and also lead a congressional inquiry into Russian meddling in U.S. politics.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:32 -0400Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester introduced legislation yesterday to strengthen a ban on new mining just outside Yellowstone National Park.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:35 -0400The Senate yesterday confirmed Maryland federal prosecutor Rod Rosenstein to be deputy attorney general on a strong bipartisan 94-6 vote.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:40 -0400WAKEFIELD, Va. — On a hot Virginia afternoon last week, Republican gubernatorial candidate Corey Stewart struck the speaker's podium at a popular annual event in a town that calls itself "The Peanut Capital of the World" and pointed to the sky. Framed by a backdrop of swaying yellow pine, Stewart easily drowned out the drone of the plane circling overhead, towing a banner with his name, the date of the Virginia primary and the Confederate flag.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:15:42 -0400End Citizens United, a political action committee dedicated to reducing the influence of money in politics, endorsed 19 House Democrats for re-election yesterday — less than half of who face competitive races in 2018.