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  • WASHINGTON, July 30- The U.S. Senate Energy Committee on Thursday passed a bill that would lift a decades-old ban on the export of crude oil. Senate Energy Committee chair Lisa Murkowski, a Republican senator from Alaska, has been a long-time advocate for lifting the ban, which she said was outdated due to the rise of the United States as an energy power.

  • *U.S. crude for September delivery climbed 8 cents to $48.87 a barrel as of 0008 GMT, after ending the previous session up 81 cents, or 1.7 percent. U.S. crude oil stocks fell by 4.2 million barrels to 459.68 million in the week to July 24, more than twenty times analysts' expectations for a decrease of 184,000, data from the Energy Information Administration showed on...

  • Boehner backs push to export US crude oil Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 3:14 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Republican leader of the U.S. House of Representatives says he supports a push by U.S. oil companies to ship their crude oil overseas and lift a decades-long ban on exports. Speaker John Boehner said the change would be a boon for the economy, creating up to a million jobs and bringing U.S. energy policy into the 21st century. The export ban is a relic of...

  • The new plan leaves the Senate few options but to pass the short-term extension or face a disruption in federally funded road and mass transit projects starting on Aug. 1. The Senate late on Monday voted to attach a revival of the government trade bank, idled since July 1, to a six-year transportation spending plan that identifies funding for about three years'...

  • Add in the need to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority, extend expiring tax breaks and replenish a fund for road and rail transit projects, and the Republican-controlled Congress will face its toughest decisions of 2015.. Unless Congress acts to raise the $18.1 trillion debt limit, the Treasury could run short of funds to pay some obligations...

  • WASHINGTON— Congress is about to decide the fate of an obscure federal agency that has become improbably tangled in presidential politics and Republican Party infighting, and the billionaire Koch Brothers may end up on the losing side. Conservative Koch-backed groups are among those pushing Republican lawmakers and candidates to oppose the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- The nuclear deal between world powers and Iran starts a new phase of intense negotiation- this time between the Obama administration and the U.S. Congress, where some Republicans have long been working to sink an agreement. Any effort in Congress to overturn the deal will face an uphill fight. Obama vowed on Tuesday that he would veto any bill...

  • WASHINGTON, July 9- Data breaches at the U.S. government's personnel management agency by hackers, with suspicions centering on China, involves millions more people than previously estimated, U.S. officials said on Thursday. The Office of Personnel Management said data stolen from its computer networks included Social Security numbers and other sensitive...

  • WASHINGTON, July 1- Seven conservative Republican senators demanded on Wednesday that the U.S. Export-Import Bank disclose plans to begin liquidating its assets after the government trade lender's charter expired amid congressional inaction. The Republican senators, including presidential candidates Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul, said in a letter...

  • WASHINGTON, June 25- The U.S. Export-Import Bank faced an imminent shutdown of its new lending and insurance activities as lawmakers left Washington on Thursday for an 11- day break without renewing the trade lender's charter. "This is a small step toward renewing a competitive free-market economy and arresting the rise of the progressive welfare state and...

  • Boehner: Veterans Affairs problem is failure Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Boehner: Veterans Affairs problem is failure

    John Boehner, Speaker of the House, makes statements regarding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- A battle in Congress that could shut down the U.S. Export-Import Bank next week is already causing headaches for small exporters as they try to stop customers from defecting to foreign competitors and as export financing starts to freeze up. Last year, it was beaten to a landfill gas deal by a South Korean firm with export credit agency...

  • *Fast-track legislation clears Senate procedural hurdle. *Senate vote of 60-37 shows solid support base. On Wednesday, the Senate was likely to vote to grant Obama the power to speed trade deals through Congress, including his Trans-Pacific Partnership.

  • Senate vote of 60-37 shows solid support base. WASHINGTON, June 23- President Barack Obama's quest for a Pacific Rim trade deal to strengthen U.S. ties with Asia advanced on Tuesday, with the Senate moving toward a final vote on granting Obama the power to speed trade agreements through Congress. That just barely satisfied the 60- vote threshold needed after two...

  • *Senate vote likely next week, Export-Import Bank looms. WASHINGTON, June 18- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday reversed course, approving "fast-track" legislation central to President Barack Obama's trade deal with Pacific Rim nations and sending it back to the Senate. Senate aides said support among Democrats hinged on another trade issue, the...

  • House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell issued the statement as they maneuvered to stage votes on bills important to President Barack Obama's trade agenda, especially in Asia.

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday extended until late July a deadline for a second vote on legislation central to President Barack Obama's Pacific Rim trade pact, giving supporters time to obtain more backing for it. At the same time, the delay will squeeze the time frame for Obama to hammer out the 12- nation pact, a signature project that was dealt a...

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Tuesday that Republicans are mulling options on how to move forward on a Pacific Rim trade pact and want to pass key legislation as soon as possible. Lawmakers on Friday voted down a worker aid program essential to passing trade promotion authority, which would streamline the way...

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Tuesday that Republicans are mulling options on how to move forward on trade and want to pass key legislation as soon as possible. President Barack Obama on Monday but no decision had been made yet. Lawmakers on Friday voted down a worker aid program essential to passing trade...

  • Her criticism on the presidential campaign trail on Monday further dimmed hopes of reviving the White House's drive for a Trans-Pacific Partnership in Congress, a key piece of legislation in Obama's second term. Obama's own Democrats derailed his push for authority to speed trade deals through Congress with a yes-or-no vote on Friday, casting doubt on the...