Topics: House of Representatives

House to remain in session until border bill passes

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 04:19 PM

The House of Representatives will not adjourn for a five-week recess until it holds a vote on legislation addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border, lawmakers said after leaving a closed-door meeting.
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Short of votes, House abandons border bill at last minute

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 02:08 PM

House Republicans, who had authored a plan to spend $659 million on humanitarian aid as well as additional border security and judges, failed to garner enough support among their rank and file to come up with the 218 votes needed for passage.
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Asbestos defendants appeal jurisdiction ruling in Madison County lung cancer cases

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | 07/31/14 01:45 PM

Defendants in three separate Madison County, Ill., asbestos cases alleging lung cancer have appealed orders denying their forum non conveniens motions to dismiss, which a judge said failed to sufficiently argue that Illinois is inconvenient for all parties involved in the cases.
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