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Latest Senate Committee Items
The chief counsel and former staffers of a 1975 Senate committee that investigated CIA abuses are asking Congress and President Barack Obama to form a special panel to probe missteps by the nation's spy agencies.
After a month of hearings, a state Senate committee narrowly voted Thursday to advance legislation that would revamp the way Medicaid is administered in Missouri to make it more like private insurance for many patients.
The festering dispute between the CIA and Senate investigators that exploded in public this week shows just how hard it can be to learn from the past and move on.
Ask CIA Director John O. Brennan "Who watches the watchers?" and his answer will be "Nobody." Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday applied a hot hand to the seat of the spy agency's pants after catching it snooping on the Senate.
Kansas legislators are finished considering new legal protections this year for those who oppose gay marriage on religious grounds but will debate the issue in 2015, the state Senate's top leader said Thursday.
A member of Gov. Chris Christie's cabinet acknowledged for the first time Monday that performance problems are the reason a contractor hired last year to handle applications for New Jersey's biggest post-Superstorm Sandy housing recovery program is no longer working for the state.
A Senate panel approved a $6.2 billion spending package on Sunday with more money for Republican Gov. Susana Martinez's educational initiatives in hopes of breaking a budget stalemate.
Some Maryland senators are growing impatient for a law that would enable people to erase certain felonies, or at least a greater range of misdemeanors, from their criminal records.
A sweeping school accountability bill that would force Wisconsin's poor-performing public schools to close drew no support at a public hearing Wednesday, and it may not have enough votes to clear the Republican-controlled Assembly Education Committee.