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Senate passes 5-day spending bill, avoids shutdown

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a five-day extension of federal funding on Saturday, staving off a government shutdown and buying lawmakers more time to resolve a fight over a longer, $1.1 trillion spending bill led by Tea Party firebrand Ted C…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Senate passes 5-day spending bill, avoids shutdown

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate passed a five-day extension of federal funding on Saturday, staving off a government shutdown and buying lawmakers more time to resolve a fight over a longer, $1.1 trillion spending bill led by Tea Party firebrand Ted C…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. attorney general joins lawsuit over Obama’s immigration action

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s attorney general has joined 23 other states in a lawsuit that challenges President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration last month.

“The president’s unilateral action to suspend laws passed by Congress…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. attorney general joins lawsuit over Obama’s immigration action

December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s attorney general has joined 23 other states in a lawsuit that challenges President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration last month.

“The president’s unilateral action to suspend laws passed by Congress…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Obama poised to announce go-it-alone plan on immigration Thursday

November 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is set on Thursday to outline a controversial plan to relax U.S. immigration policy and grant relief from deportation to as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants in a go-it-alone move that will deepen a partisa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Obama poised to announce go-it-alone plan on immigration Thursday

November 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is set on Thursday to outline a controversial plan to relax U.S. immigration policy and grant relief from deportation to as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants in a go-it-alone move that will deepen a partisa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Keystone XL Senate vote hangs in balance after Obama remarks

November 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON – Supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate scrambled on Monday to gather votes to pass a bill that authorizes the project to help send Canadian oil to the U.S. Gulf, a task made harder after President Barack Obama made his…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Republicans push for Keystone XL: GOP leaders say pipeline is a top energy priority

October 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline on a fast track early next year if they win a U.S. Senate majority in November, finally forcing President Barack Obama to make a tough call on the controvers…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Not giving up on Keystone: Advocates, opponents continue to push for decision on Keystone XL

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of North America’s most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for nearly a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn’t coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday.
Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Not giving up on Keystone: Advocates, opponents continue to push for decision on Keystone XL

September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

One of North America’s most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for nearly a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn’t coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday.
Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com