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Federal Appeals Court Halts Horse Slaughter

A federal appeals court on Monday temporarily halted plans by companies in New Mexico and Missouri to begin slaughtering horses, continuing on-again, off-again efforts to resume domestic equine slaughter two years after Congress lifted a ban on the practice.

11/04/2013

File photo of the Grand Canyon.  (credit:  JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Canyon Ongoing Opening Depends On State Cash

Arizona will have to send more cash to the federal government by late Wednesday if Congress still hasn’t passed a budget and the state wants the Grand Canyon National Park to remain open this coming weekend.

10/14/2013

Karen Basha Egozi, Chief Executive Officer with Epilepsy Foundation Florida, takes an on-line course to become a "navigator" for the Affordable Care Act when exchanges open on Oct. 1, on Sept. 17, 2013 in Doral, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Utah Health Insurance Marketplaces Already Facing Glitches

State officials and health care advocates are gearing up for Tuesday’s launch of the federally run online insurance marketplace where Utah residents can shop for health coverage from private insurers.

09/30/2013

Rep. Steven Horsford (photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Congressman To Seek Re-Election

Congressman Steven Horsford will seek a second term next year.

08/09/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 07/24/13: The Latino Vote, Joe Heck, And George Alexander Louis

Members of Congress are preparing to go back to their districts in the month of August.

07/24/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 06/25/13: The Teachers Union, Voting Rights Act, And Climate Change

Nationally, one-third of union households would opt out of their union membership if given the chance, according to a new scientific survey released today in Nevada by National Employee Freedom Week.

06/25/2013

The husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords generated nearly 4,000 comments on Facebook from people on both sides of the gun debate after he posted a photo of himself buying a military-style rifle — a purchase he made to demonstrate how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he's lobbying Congress to ban.   (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Husband Of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Posts Firearms On Facebook As Message To Congress

The husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords generated nearly 4,000 comments on Facebook from people on both sides of the gun debate after he posted a photo of himself buying a military-style rifle — a purchase he made to demonstrate how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he’s lobbying Congress to ban.

03/12/2013

Capitol Hill

Opinion: New Beginnings

This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.

01/04/2013

Peter King

Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 01/02/13: John Boehner, The Fiscal Cliff, And Congress

The Government has avoided the ‘Fiscal Cliff’ and members of Congress are not happy with Speaker John Boehner.

01/02/2013

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