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    Immigration vote halted

    On what was supposed to be the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress.

    House Republican leaders called off a vote Thursday on their $659 million emergency response to the border influx from Central America overwhelming immigrat...

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    Senate passes bill to overhaul VA

    The Senate on Thursday night easily approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The measure that won overwhelming House approval a day earlier now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature.

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    Oregon VA revelations 'outrage' Wyden, Merkley

    Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., issued a joint statement of outrage Thursday upon learning from a new internal VA audit that 30 percent of VA schedulers in Roseburg and 50 percent in White City reported pressure to manipulate or falsify data.

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    CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee

    CIA Director John Brennan apologized to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday and admitted the agency spied on computers used by its staffers who prepared an investigation of the controversial post 9/11 CIA interrogation and detention program...

  • West Coast governors oppose offshore drilling

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The governors of California, Oregon and Washington state say they don't want the possibility of any oil drilling off of the West Coast.

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