Jim Bunning
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Hall of Fame pitcher, former US Senator Jim Bunning dies

Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.
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6 days ago
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Flynn invokes Fifth Amendment to avoid Senate testimony

Attorneys for Michael Flynn say that a daily "escalating public frenzy against him" and the Justice Department's appointment of a special counsel have created a legally dangerous environment for him to cooperate with a Senate investigation.
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6 days ago
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Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

The Supreme Court has struck down two congressional districts in North Carolina because race played too large a role in their creation.
3 weeks ago
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Yates testifies about Flynn concerns as Congress investigates Russian interference in 2016 election

Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates says she had two meetings and one phone call with White House counsel Don McGahn about concerns that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn "could be blackmailed" by the Russians.
3 weeks ago
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Feds close probe of Rep. Robert Pittenger without charges

Federal investigators have closed a two-year investigation into U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger's dealings with his family's business without filing charges.
4 weeks ago
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Groups sue to keep drilling ban in Arctic, Atlantic waters

Environmental and Alaska Native groups sued Wednesday to overturn an executive order by President Donald Trump that could lead to expanded petroleum drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans.
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4 weeks ago
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United Airlines faces Congress over customer service issues

A congressman says United Airlines put its own needs above its passengers' needs when it forcibly removed a passenger after he refused to get off a flight to accommodate a crew member who wanted the seat.
4 weeks ago
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Republicans and Democrats reach agreement on $1 trillion spending bill

Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a huge $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund most government operations through September, but denies money for a southern border wall and rejects his cuts to popular domestic programs.
1 month ago
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Congressional organization denies credentials to Breitbart

The panel that approves media credentials to cover Congress has declined to grant permanent credentials to Breitbart News Network, LLC.
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Government shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

Bipartisan bargainers are progressing toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend.