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Zinke pledges to enforce Obama-era methane rule amid rewrite
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says the Trump administration will enforce an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production
Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships
President Donald Trump on Thursday is ordering more money and a bigger role for private companies in designing apprenticeship programs meant to fill some of the 6 million open jobs in the U.S.
Elizabeth Warren Only Female Democratic Senator Missing From Hillary Clinton Endorsement Event
One by one tonight, 13 female Democratic senators took the stage inside the packed ballroom at the Hyatt Regency in Washington, DC to raise money and announce their support for Hillary Clinton . But it was the person missing from the group who stood out most. Elizabeth Warren , the progressive
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz Lead Anti-Iran Deal Rally
Republican Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Sen Ted Cruz, R-Texas, headlined a rally today in Washington D.C. protesting the U.S. negotiated deal with Iran. The rally, organized by the Tea Party Patriots, including Concerned Women for America, attracted hundreds outside the west lawn of the
The Note: Keeping Up With The Clintons
NOTABLES --FOLLOW THE MONEY: Last night, the Clinton Foundation released a list of paid speeches by Hillary, Bill, and Chelsea where the payments were donated to the foundation. The amount of the payments, which were not disclosed before last night, could total between $12 million and more than $25
Senate Narrowly Advances President Obama's Trade Bill: Here’s Why It Was So Close
The Senate narrowly advanced a bill that would give President Obama the “fast-track” authority to negotiate trade deals with foreign partners. Sixty votes were needed to move forward with the measure, and the Senate voted 62 to 38 in favor of invoking cloture -- setting up a vote on final passage
'Capital Games': Behind Congress' 'Attack' on NFL Tax Breaks
A raft of damaging headlines have sparked new efforts on Capitol Hill to hit the NFL where it hurts: in the pocketbook. New bills were introduced in recent weeks to strip the National Football League of its not-for-profit status, which it holds despite the billions...
ISIS Comes To The Hill
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THE VOTE: Lawmakers are expected to continue debating whether to approve President Obama’s plan to train and equip Syrian rebels to fight ISIS. As ABC’s JOHN PARKINSON points out, during yesterday’s debate, Rep. Chris Gibson, R-N.Y., a former officer
Senator Wants to Strip NFL's Tax-Exempt Status Due to Washington Redskins Name
The National Football League’s tax-exempt status could come to an end if Sen. Maria Cantwell gets her wish. Cantwell, D-Wash., announced today that she will introduce legislation that would end the league’s tax-exempt status in a move to increase pressure to change the name of...