POLITICS: PennAve

Harry Reid: Nevada rancher dispute with federal government 'not over'

By Sean Lengell | 04/15/14 01:37 PM

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the tense confrontation between a southern Nevada rancher and federal agents over cattle grazing rights is "not over." "We can't have an American people that violate the law and then just walk away from it," the Nevada Democrat told Reno, Nev., TV station...
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Lawmakers say e-cigarette makers target kids

By Sean Lengell | 04/14/14 03:49 PM

A group of congressional Democrats released a report Monday accusing the electronic cigarette industry of pushing their products on children and teens. The report shows a significant increase in recent years in the marketing of e-cigarettes to minors through social media, radio and televisions...
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Congressional Budget Office projects deficit to fall to $492 billion in 2014

By Joseph Lawler | 04/14/14 12:14 PM

The Congressional Budget Office projected Monday that the federal deficit will fall to $492 billion for fiscal 2014. At just 2.8 percent of gross domestic product, that would be the smallest budget shortfall as a share of the economy since 2007, and a significant drop from last year's $680...
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