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Okla. Sen. Inhofe's son, 52, killed in plane crash

11/12/2013 2:04am
The son of U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe was killed in a weekend plane crash in northeast Oklahoma, the U.S. Secretary of Defense confirmed.

GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote

11/12/2013 5:38pm
Senate Republicans blocked another of President Barack Obama's picks for one of the nation's top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber.

Senate votes to advance specialty pharmacy bill

11/12/2013 5:41pm
The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a bill designed to tighten government oversight of pharmacies that custom-mix prescription drugs, in the wake of last year's deadly meningitis outbreak tied to contaminated pain injections.