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Latest David Vitter Items
Sen. David Vitter of Louisiana took the Senate's top Democrat to task on Tuesday, saying Majority Leader Harry Reid should disclose how he decided which of his staff should get their health insurance from the Obamacare exchanges.
No crystal ball is necessary to foretell what's in store for the country in the new year. The Obama administration has a scheme to regulate the air itself.
The Interior Department will finalize a rule Monday that would grant permits to let wind farms kill eagles for up to 30 years, six times longer than current permits allow.
Sen. David Vitter wants to know if fellow lawmakers are skirting the letter of the law by exempting staff members from state-based Obamacare markets, and he is willing to hold up a pharmaceuticals bill that breezed through a key test vote late Tuesday to get his colleagues to fess up.
Members of Congress had to decide by Thursday which of their staffers would be kicked off their congressional health care plan and forced to buy coverage through the Obamacare exchanges, leading to a mishmash of legal strategies and recriminations on Capitol Hill.
Not all the fallout from the government shutdown is negative, harmful or destructive, Republicans in the Senate said on Tuesday. In fact, some outcomes — 10 of them, to be exact — are downright positive.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid opened floor debate on Tuesday by calling out "misguided Republicans" who want to eliminate a traditional employer subsidy that offsets the costs of health care for members of Congress and their staffs, arguing it is another attempt to derail President Obama's health care law.
A quartet of Republican lawmakers on Tuesday accused the Obama administration of taking steps to "shield Washington insiders" from financial impacts of the new health care law and said it should reconsider its approach.
Top congressional Republicans sent a letter Thursday to Lisa P. Jackson asking her to justify an email she sent during her time as chief of the EPA in which she told a lobbyist to contact her using a private, personal email account rather than her government email — a move that appears to contravene open-records laws.