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  • Only 4 states will see cuts to food stamps Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 3:17 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found. As a result, it's unclear whether the law will realize the estimated $8.6 billion in savings over 10 years that the GOP had advertised.

  • Congress: Safety agency mishandled GM recall Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem, a House committee majority charged Tuesday in a new report.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 16- Federal auto safety regulators played a significant role in General Motors Co's failure to promptly report and recall cars with defective parts that led to at least 19 deaths, a congressional report said on Tuesday.

  • Congressman from Texas has come out in full support of the United States lifting the 40- year old ban on crude oil exports, putting him at odds with fellow House Republicans wary of weighing in on the controversial issue.

  • WASHINGTON, July 17- Two more major figures in General Motors Co's safety debacle will appear on Thursday for the first time before U.S. lawmakers investigating why it took the automaker more than 10 years to recall millions of vehicles with a deadly ignition switch flaw.

  • DETROIT, June 30- General Motors Co's ongoing safety crisis over deadly ignition switches deepened on Monday with the recall of 8.23 million mostly older cars linked by the U.S. automaker to three deaths.

  • DETROIT, June 30- General Motors Co's ongoing safety crisis over deadly ignition switches deepened on Monday with the recall of 8.23 million mostly older cars linked by the U.S. automaker to three deaths.

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra is returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to face intense questioning about whether the automaker has a grip on the safety crisis that has enveloped it this year, as recalls connected to ignition-switch issues continue to grow.

  • WASHINGTON, June 11- General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra will testify on June 18 at a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee hearing on the automaker's defective ignition switch that has been linked to at least 13 deaths, the subcommittee said on Wednesday.

  • *325- page report to be scrutinized by Congress. WARREN, Mich., June 5- General Motors Co on Thursday issued a report detailing how for 11 years it turned a blind eye to an ignition-switch problem linked to at least 13 deaths but largely pinned the blame on incompetent lower-level employees, leaving top brass untouched.

  • *Congress probes automaker's failure to fix until 2014.

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, April 11- Documents made public on Friday by a U.S. House of Representatives committee provided fresh details on General Motors Co's awareness of problems surrounding ignition switches in millions of its cars- long before the Detroit automaker recalled the vehicles.

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- A U.S. congressional committee on Friday said there were "failures within the system" over the handling of flawed ignition switches in General Motors Co vehicles, which have been linked to 13 deaths. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton said that initial documents provided to his panel revealed those failures.

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- A U.S. congressional committee on Friday said there were "failures within the system" over the handling of flawed ignition switches in General Motors vehicles, which have been linked to 13 deaths. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton said that initial documents provided to his panel revealed those failures.

  • WASHINGTON, April 10- U.S. lawmakers investigating General Motors' slow recall of 2.6 million cars are zeroing in on engineers and others who may have been aware of problems with ignition switches linked to at least 13 deaths.

  • WASHINGTON, April 1- General Motors Co CEO Mary Barra on Tuesday called her company's slow response to at least 13 deaths linked to faulty ignition switches "unacceptable," but could not give U.S. lawmakers many answers as to what went wrong as she pointed to an ongoing internal investigation.

  • WASHINGTON, April 1- General Motors CEO Mary Barra, under intense grilling by members of the U.S. Congress, on Tuesday said she found employee statements "disturbing" that cost considerations may have discouraged the prompt replacement of faulty ignition switches now linked to at least 13 fatalities.

  • WASHINGTON, April 1- The U.S. Congress will try to establish who is to blame for at least 13 auto-related deaths over the past decade, as public hearings are launched on Tuesday on General Motors' slow response to defective ignition switches in cars.

  • WASHINGTON, April 1- The U.S. Congress will try to establish who is to blame for at least 13 auto-related deaths over the past decade, as public hearings are launched on Tuesday on General Motors Co's slow response to defective ignition switches in cars.

  • Delphi: GM approved ignition switches below specs Sunday, 30 Mar 2014 | 5:01 PM ET

    Documents from GM and a federal agency on faulty ignition switches paint an "unsettling picture," according to a congressional panel.