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  • NH's Ayotte to address Business and Industry group

    New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte is addressing business leaders on her efforts in Washington to create a positive climate for businesses to compete and create jobs.


  • FILE - This Jan. 23, 2014 file photo shows House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. in San Antonio. Ryan won't say if he'll run for president in 2016 but there's one job he's sure he doesn't want: Speaker of the House of Representatives. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

    Veterans groups want all COLA cuts repealed, for future warriors too

    Fresh off winning a repeal of retirement-pay cuts for current and former military members, veterans groups say they now want to go back and cancel the cuts for future service members too, saying that the budget can be balanced without targeting veterans.


  • Ayotte visiting NH company to learn about tax

    New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte is visiting a Merrimack company that builds automation systems for medical devices to learn more about concerns over a new tax.


  • NH getting nearly $3.4M in heating assistance

    New Hampshire is getting nearly $3.4 million in federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Funds.


  • An amendment introduced by Sen. Kelly Ayotte, New Hampshire Republican, to preserve tight restrictions on Guantanamo detainees was defeated by a vote of 55 to 43 in the Senate. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

    No urgency in finding fix for COLA cuts, military leaders say

    Military leaders called for a review of the cost-of-living adjustment cuts in last month's budget deal on Tuesday, but said Congress had "ample time" to find a fix, contradicting the urgency being stressed by some lawmakers and many veterans groups.


  • GOP Senator: Budget cuts affect survivor benefits

    A pension cut for military retirees in last month's budget agreement that riled veterans groups and several lawmakers extends to survivors' benefits and special compensation for combat, the Pentagon told Congress on Monday.


  • An amendment introduced by Sen. Kelly Ayotte, New Hampshire Republican, to preserve tight restrictions on Guantanamo detainees was defeated by a vote of 55 to 43 in the Senate. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

    Senate, House at odds over moving Guantanamo detainees

    The Senate voted Monday night to ease restrictions on transferring suspected terrorist detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay to the U.S., overcoming GOP objections and giving President Obama at least a temporary victory on the annual defense policy bill.


  • Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina wants Abu Anas al-Libi taken to the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as an enemy combatant and interrogated. (Associated Press)

    Sen. Graham wants al-Libi sent quickly to Guantanamo for interrogation

    Three influential Republican lawmakers slammed the Obama administration's handling of Abu Anas al-Libi, the suspected high-level al Qaeda operative captured by American commandos in Tripoli, Libya, on Saturday, saying the terrorist now being held and interrogated on a U.S. Navy ship on the Mediterranean Sea should be transferred quickly to the detainee prison at Guantanamo Bay.


  • FILE - This file image from the FBI website shows Abu Anas al-Libi, an al-Qaeda leader connected to the 1998 embassy bombings in eastern Africa and wanted by the United States for more than a decade. Al-Libi was captured in a raid Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, and is being held aboard the USS San Antonio, a warship mainly used to transport troops. Instead of sending suspected terrorists to Guantanamo Bay or secret CIA "black" sites for interrogation, the Obama administration is questioning them aboard U.S. naval vessels. (AP Photo/FBI, File)

    GOP lawmakers want captured Libyan in Guantanamo

    Three influential Republican lawmakers slammed the Obama administration's handling of Abu Anas al-Libi, the suspected high-level al Qaeda operative captured by American commandos in Tripoli on Saturday, saying the terrorist now being held and interrogated on a U.S. Navy ship on the Mediterranean Sea should be quickly transferred to the detainee prison at Guantanamo Bay.


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