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Corporate taxes to be major agenda item when Congress returns

Aug 13 2015

WASHINGTON Fixing the tax code for U.S. businesses will be at the forefront when Congress returns from vacation next month, with many lawmakers focusing on "C" corporations, despite new data showing a continuing decline in their numbers.

Corporate taxes to be major agenda item when Congress returns

Aug 13 2015

WASHINGTON Fixing the tax code for U.S. businesses will be at the forefront when Congress returns from vacation next month, with many lawmakers focusing on "C" corporations, despite new data showing a continuing decline in their numbers.

U.S. charges sixth man in alleged N.Y.-N.J. Islamic State plot

Aug 10 2015

A New Jersey man was arrested on Monday on charges of conspiring to support the militant group Islamic State, becoming the sixth man to be arrested in New York and New Jersey since June as part of what authorities have said is a broader plot.

Lawmakers to demand full accounting on human trafficking report

Aug 04 2015

WASHINGTON Senior U.S. lawmakers expressed concern on Tuesday about whether the State Department’s annual global report on human trafficking may have been watered down due to political considerations and vowed to demand a full accounting at a Senate hearing this week.

U.S. lawmakers to demand full accounting on human trafficking report

Aug 04 2015

WASHINGTON Senior U.S. lawmakers expressed concern on Tuesday about whether the State Department’s annual global report on human trafficking may have been watered down due to political considerations and vowed to demand a full accounting at a Senate hearing this week.

U.S. lawmakers to demand full accounting on human trafficking report

Aug 04 2015

WASHINGTON Senior U.S. lawmakers expressed concern on Tuesday about whether the State Department's annual global report on human trafficking may have been watered down due to political considerations and vowed to demand a full accounting at a Senate hearing this week.

Senate blocks Planned Parenthood defunding measure

Aug 03 2015

WASHINGTON Republican legislation to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed to gather enough support in the U.S. Senate on Monday, halting at least for now moves to punish the women's health group for its role in gathering fetal tissue from abortions for medical research.

Senate blocks Planned Parenthood defunding measure

Aug 03 2015

WASHINGTON Republican legislation to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed to gather enough support in the U.S. Senate on Monday, halting at least for now moves to punish the women's health group for its role in gathering fetal tissue from abortions for medical research.

U.S. Senate blocks Planned Parenthood defunding measure

Aug 03 2015

WASHINGTON Republican legislation to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed to gather enough support in the U.S. Senate on Monday, halting at least for now moves to punish the group for its role in gathering fetal tissue from abortions for medical research.

Corporate lobbying expense jumps as U.S. trade debate rages

Jul 23 2015

WASHINGTON Washington lobbying by companies and groups involved in global trade boomed in the past nine months, records show, as Congress debated a landmark trade pact proposed by President Barack Obama, the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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