Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on the Senate floor Tuesday.(CNSNews.com) - Following the Senate rejection of a series of new gun control measures on Monday, Minority Leader Sen.
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A variety of sugar-sweetened sodas (AP Photo)(CNSNews.com)- Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) is praising Philadelphia for approving a tax on soda and urging federal lawmakers to take similar action.
June 20, 2016, 11:18 AM EDT
The new program will be targeting biological fathers, stepfathers and expectant fathers in six counties in Indiana.
June 17, 2016, 11:49 AM EDT
Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) Speaks on Capitol Hill (AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) has introduced the "Top 1% Accountability Act of 2016", requiring drug testing for all tax filers claiming itemized deductions in any year over $150,000.
June 16, 2016, 3:19 PM EDT
In a unanimous vote, Kansas State Board of Education members decided to ignore a federal directive that all public schools allow transgender students to use restrooms and lockerooms that match their gender identity instead of thier biological gender.KSHB-TV reports, after recieving a presentation on the federal Title IX requirements are, the board decided to defer to the regulations of local Kansas school districts.
June 15, 2016, 11:41 AM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) says the National Rifle Association (NRA) is “bad, really bad” and the group Gun Owners of America is “even worse than bad.”Speaking on the Senate floor earlier this week, Reid claimed Americans want stricter gun control.“More than 80% of Americans want to close so-called terror loopholes, preventing people on terror watch lists from purchasing firearms,” Reid said.
June 14, 2016, 10:50 AM EDT
Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) argues for Congressional pay raises on the House floor.(CNSNews.com)- Rep.
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Recent satisfaction levels are particularly low compared with the high levels of satisfaction measured in the mid-1980s under President Ronald Reagan, in 1991 after the first Gulf War, in the late 1990s and after 9/11.
June 9, 2016, 12:28 PM EDT
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch (AP Photo)(CNSNews.com) - U.S.
June 8, 2016, 4:16 PM EDT
(CNSNews.com) - Inside the measure the D.C. Council passed to raise the district’s minimum wage to $15 an hour was an amendment to have a study on the possibility of having government provide a basic income to D.C. residents.“Raising the minimum wage is a good thing, but is $15 enough? Or should the number be $35 or $50 an hour?" Councilman David Grosso (I-At-Large) said during Tuesday night's meeting.
June 7, 2016, 2:49 PM EDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack listens to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) supervisory plant physiologist Dr. Jerry Hatfield explain the equipment to gather information on climate changes and impacts on corn and soybean plants in Iowa.
June 7, 2016, 1:54 PM EDT
A New York City municipal pool that maintains female-only hours has alarmed critics who say the accommodation to a particular religious group violates the constitutional separation of church and state.WNYW-TV reports, the female-only hours at the Metropolitan City Pool were created so Hasidic Jewish females could swim with no men present, in keeping with their religion. But all women of any religion are welcome during that time.
June 6, 2016, 11:29 AM EDT
“I want the laws of our land and our Congress to not be so influenced by the culture of conservative religious thought, which really has an outsize influence. The conservative religious people in Congress and the laws of the land and I really think it needs to change, ” Sweeny told CNN on Saturday.
June 3, 2016, 4:16 PM EDT
AA Solar Inc. Logo(CNSNews.com) - Former business owner Joseph Samuel Kozicki was ordered on Wednesday to serve 15 months in federal prison for defrauding a U.S. Department of Energy grant program.
June 3, 2016, 3:37 PM EDT
Cannabis-infused brownies, cookies and beverages are now available on the store shelves of Oregon for those 21 and older.KGW-TV reports, there are 426 approved dispensaries in Oregon that can now sell the products.Edible cannabis products take about an hour to fully kick in.The high effect lasts up to 10 hours, and it can feel much stronger than smoking.
June 2, 2016, 12:31 PM EDT
Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards speaks to graduates of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health on May 17, 2016.(CNSNews.com) - Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards told graduates from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health that they should &ldquo
June 1, 2016, 2:49 PM EDT
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack stands at the University of Illinois Energy Farm where he announced a 2 million grant for Illinois biofuels infrastructure in 2015. (John Dixon / AP)(CNSNews.com) - The U.S.
June 1, 2016, 11:47 AM EDT
The event, which claims to be “the biggest gathering of non-religious people in history” begins a series of parties, congressional lobbying and other activities.
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“If it's a constitutional right, you should be entitled to seek this kind of medical care and not have arbitrary barriers put in your way," Kaine told WVIR