- Feinstein changes focus of new drought bill Updated: Jul-29-15 6:15 pm
WASHINGTON - Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California introduced a new drought relief bill Wednesday that emphasizes long-term investments in desalination, recycling and new or expanded reservoirs.
- Dispute over Confederate flag stymies spending bills on Hill Updated: Jul-10-15 7:04 pm
WASHINGTON - The dispute in Congress over the Confederate flag threatened Friday to upend House Republican plans to move forward on routine spending legislation, amid concerns that Democrats could hijack the bills to debate the flag.
- House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries Updated: Jul-08-15 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON - The House has voted to ban the display of Confederate flags at historic federal cemeteries in the deep South - a low-profile move that prompted an outcry from supporters of the flag.