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Stories with person: Patrick Leahy
  • 22 Senate Dems seek deportation raid halt, break with Obama 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 7:12 pm

    WASHINGTON - Twenty-two Democratic senators asked President Barack Obama on Friday to halt the recent round of federal deportation raids, highlighting anew the schism within the party over the administration's handling of Central American immigrants.

  • Senate confirms Restrepo as other nominees languish story has photos
    Updated: Jan-11-16 6:41 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Senate Monday confirmed President Barack Obama's last remaining nominee to a U.S. appeals court, seating Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo after a wait of more than 400 days.

  • House votes to strengthen government records law story has photos
    Updated: Jan-11-16 6:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - The House approved legislation Monday making it easier to obtain government records, as a new congressional report concluded that the freedom of information process under the Obama administration is broken and in need of serious change.

  • USDA secretary announces energy efficiency loan program 
    Updated: Jan-08-16 3:34 pm

    BURLINGTON, Vermont - U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Vermont officials on Friday announced a $46 million loan guarantee program that will help residents and small businesses improve energy efficiency.