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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Capitol Complex
Republican state lawmakers say they believe federal authorities are trying to determine whether any Connecticut House Republicans were pressured to use a particular company for their political campaign mailings.
Kanawha County Schools plans to close three daycare facilities in March.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency ahead of a winter storm that's expected to sweep through parts of the state on Tuesday.
Three former employees of Pilot Flying J, the truck stop owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and Tenn. Gov. Billl Haslam, pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges involving a scheme where trucking companies were cheated out of promised fuel rebates.
Four deaths from a fire in Mississippi are being blamed on an Arctic blast that spread across the state with below freezing temperatures, snow and sleet, an emergency official said.
The debate over a school voucher program in Tennessee is heating up with groups for and against speaking out this week at the state Capitol complex.
Activists said that illegal immigrants were arrested while protesting outside of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's office on Wednesday in the latest escalation of civil disobedience designed to pressure Congress to legalize them.
A Mississippi man was arrested Wednesday, accused of sending letters to President Barack Obama and a senator that tested positive for the poisonous ricin and set the nation's capital on edge a day after the Boston Marathon bombings.
The Senate passed an overhaul of the U.S. Postal Service Wednesday that clears the way for closing hundreds of post offices nationwide, and lawmakers didn't spare themselves from the pain, agreeing to close five of the seven offices contained in the Capitol complex.
Sen. Carl Levin and Rep. Dale E. Kildee have offered plans in the House and Senate that would task the architect of the Capitol to install electric vehicle recharge stations for lawmakers, congressional staffers and others authorized to park in the Capitol complex.
Miffed at the inability of Republicans to deliver on promises of deep cuts in federal spending, tea partyers will converge on the Capitol on Thursday to warn both parties about political repercussions if they don't act.