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Gotcha Guide: How Washington investigates itself

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of what Americans know about their government’s crimes, misdeeds and foul-ups comes from the government itself. Washington’s investigation machine never quits. Thousands of federal workers spend hundreds of millions of dollars […]

05/31/2013

Lindsey Graham

Senator: Fire commanders allowing sex assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the Senate Armed Services Committee says that military commanders who allow sexual assault to flourish should be fired. South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says that women who serve […]

05/26/2013

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Subpoena of AP records revives media shield bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The controversy over the government’s secret subpoena of Associated Press telephone records has revived legislation that protect journalists from having to reveal their sources to federal investigators — and the White House […]

05/16/2013

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Officials: Dead Boston suspect’s name in database

WASHINGTON (AP) — The name of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect was included in a federal government travel-screening database in 2011 after the FBI investigated the man at Russia’s request, two law enforcement officials […]

04/22/2013

Lindsey Graham

Immigration senators: Boston no excuse to nix bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators who helped write bipartisan immigration legislation say the Boston Marathon bombings should expedite an overhaul of the current system. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Sunday that the […]

04/21/2013

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Senators caution immigration deal not final

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even with one of the largest hurdles to an immigration overhaul overcome, optimistic lawmakers on Sunday cautioned they had not finished work on a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants.

03/31/2013

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Senate immigration bill may limit family visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill may dramatically limit green cards for extended families of U.S. citizens and residents, limiting them to immediate families instead, a key lawmaker says.

03/14/2013

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Obama to dine tonight with GOP senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — A restaurant near the White House will be the scene of tonight’s dinner get-together involving President Barack Obama and a dozen Republican senators.

03/06/2013

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Senators look to early April for immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators in a bipartisan group crafting a comprehensive immigration bill said Tuesday they’re not sure whether they can meet a self-imposed March deadline but they’re optimistic about a deal soon.

03/05/2013

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Father of Newtown victim: Ban assault weapons

WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of arguing constitutional fine points and citing rival statistics, senators wrangling over gun control saw and heard the anguish of a bereft father. “I’m not here for the sympathy or the pat on the back,” he said, weeping openly.

02/27/2013

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