Brian Naylor

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Best Known For Watergate Committee, Longtime Sen. Howard Baker Dies

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Former Senate Majority Leader and White House Chief of Staff Howard Baker has died at the age of 88.

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Conservative Critics Lobby For An Early End To Export-Import Bank

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The U.S. Export-Import Bank now finds itself embroiled in controversy. New House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced his support for letting the bank's charter expire, and only d...

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In Oklahoma Senate Race, A Choice Between Two Deep Shades Of Red

Monday, June 23, 2014

In a solidly conservative state, GOP Sen. Tom Coburn's retirement has set off a heated GOP primary between two rising Republican stars. Immigration is a key issue.

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Parents Get Some Help In Teaching Their Teens To Drive

Monday, June 23, 2014

A web-based program that puts Mom and Dad back in the learner's seat appears to improve their teenagers' driving performance, while getting them more time on the road.

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On The Hill, Debate Reawakens Over Tired Truckers

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The accident that seriously injured comic Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian has focused attention on truck driving safety. New regulations limited the amount of overnights truc...

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Va. Students Abuzz As Star Professors Become Political Rivals

Thursday, June 12, 2014

With Dave Brat's defeat of Rep. Eric Cantor, a tiny Virginia college fell into the political spotlight. Both Brat and his new opponent, Democrat Jack Trammell, teach at Randolph-Macon.

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How Coal Industry Jobs Coexist With Rising Sea Levels In Virginia

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Virginia is dependent on coal mining and export, but it also faces routine flooding from rising sea levels. That irony is a very real, day-to-day problem for residents.

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From Yellowstone To Grand Canyon, WPA Posters Celebrate National Parks

Monday, May 26, 2014

If you've ever been to a national park gift shop, you may have seen reproductions of these prints for sale. Of more than 1,000 originals, only 40 are known to survive.

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700,000 Jobs Are At Stake If The Highway Trust Fund Goes Broke

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The federal gas tax that's supposed to pay for the nation's highways doesn't bring in enough money. But Congress hasn't raised the tax in more than 20 years and isn't likely to do so now.

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Meet The Front-Runners In The Crowded GOP Senate Primary

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Seven Republicans are competing for the nomination to Georgia's open Senate seat. At least three of them carry the Tea Party mantle, but the current front-runners are favored by the GOP establishment.

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Speaking Beside A Bridge, Obama Addresses Approaching Budget Gap

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

President Obama is visiting one of New York state's bridges across the Hudson River to talk about the need to spend more on roads and bridges. Funds for federal highways and bridges c...

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Lately, Title IX Has Made Its Presence Felt Beyond The Playing Field

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Title IX is known mostly for ensuring girls have the same chance as boys to participate in sports, but it has another role, too: It requires colleges to prevent sexual assault and violence on campus.

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White House Warns Highway Trust Fund Is Low On Funds

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Obama administration has sent to Congress a four-year $302 billion infrastructure bill. It proposes closing corporate loopholes to make up for lost revenues from the gas tax.

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Report Decries A Cozy Relationship Shared By DHS And Watchdog

Thursday, April 24, 2014

A Senate panel released a report Thursday that criticizes the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security. It accuses him of repeatedly compromising his independence.

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Obama Administration Opens Review Of Its Deportation Policy

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

The Obama administration is reviewing its deportation policies in an effort to conduct enforcement more humanely, according to the White House. As part of the effort, Homeland Securit...

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New Deal Treasure: Government Searches For Long-Lost Art

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

During the Great Depression, the federal government purchased hundreds of thousands of works by American artists. But in the decades since, much of that art has gone missing.

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As Man Faces Off With Nature More Often, U.S. Agency Scrutinized

Sunday, April 06, 2014

The mission of the Agriculture Department's Wildlife Service is to mitigate conflict between humans and wildlife. But critics say some of its activities are cruel to animals and that it should be more transparent.

The USDA's inspector general is conducting an audit of the agency. Results are expected later this ...

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A Rising GOP Star In Oklahoma Aims For The U.S. Senate

Monday, March 31, 2014

T.W. Shannon, a 36-year-old conservative who is running to succeed retiring Republican Sen. Tom Coburn, would be the third African-American in the Senate.

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Why Don't Planes Stream Their Flight Data In Real Time?

Thursday, March 27, 2014

As search teams hunt for Flight 370's flight recorders, one might ask: Why is data stored only using onboard recorders? Real-time transmission of flight data is possible, but there are roadblocks.

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In Airliner Search, Countries Still Wonder What Parts To Play

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

FBI investigators are now joining the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. It's one more instance of increasingly closer international cooperation in the search — though confusion persists.

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