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Stories with person: Kevin McCarthy
  • GOP leader defends House Planned Parenthood investigation story has photos
    Updated: Nov-30-15 7:27 pm

    WASHINGTON - A Republican congressional leader on Monday defended a House investigation of Planned Parenthood's provision of fetal tissue to researchers, offering no suggestion that last week's shooting deaths at one of the group's clinics will cause the GOP to retreat from that probe.

  • House may move quickly to overhaul visa waiver program 
    Updated: Nov-30-15 5:13 pm

    WASHINGTON - Congress may move quickly to overhaul a program that allows travel to the U.S. with no visa, something that has come under criticism following the Paris terror attacks.

  • McCarthy predicts no gov't shutdown over Planned Parenthood story has photos
    Updated: Nov-30-15 2:50 pm

    WASHINGTON - A top House leader predicted Monday that Washington will avoid stumbling into a government shutdown next week over a tea party-backed drive to take away Planned Parenthood's funding.

  • Obama tries to put human face on Syrian refugee debate story has photos
    Updated: Nov-21-15 7:45 am

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Brushing off refugee worries at home, President Barack Obama crouched alongside migrant children on Saturday and declared they are the opposite of terrorists wreaking havoc from Paris to Mali. Working to put a human face on the refugee crisis, he said, "They're just like our kids."

  • Analysis: Obama refugee argument fails as Democrats desert 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 5:02 pm

    MANILA, Philippines - As anxiety about Syrian refugees entering the U.S. took hold this week, President Barack Obama was having none of it. Halfway across the globe, he scolded politicians questioning his plan to take in 10,000 Syrians in light of the Paris attacks, dismissing them as fear-mongers scoring political points.

  • House bill would allow tribes to set own labor rules 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 5:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - Native American tribes could have more autonomy in setting their own labor rules under legislation passed by the House.

  • Momentum builds for reviving Export-Import Bank 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 1:19 pm

    WASHINGTON - Congressional backers of the U.S. Export-Import Bank are close to reviving it four months after conservative foes ensured that its charter expired.

  • Senate backs resolution to get rid of EPA clean water rules 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 5:41 pm

    WASHINGTON - Despite White House objections, the Senate voted for a resolution Wednesday to scrap new federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands from development and pollution.