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Senate roundly rejects proposal to halt Egypt aid

07/31/2013 10:25am
The Senate roundly rejected a proposal Wednesday to redirect aid for Egypt into bridge-building projects in the U.S. after a potential Republican presidential candidate and tea party favorite challenged the Obama administration's refusal to label the ouster of Egypt's president a military coup.

Congress commemorates historic March on Washington

07/31/2013 4:40pm
As members of Congress marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, the Senate majority leader warned Wednesday that civil rights the march helped to protect secure for disenfranchised Americans are "once again under siege."