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 By Soundbite Services    News    December 15, 2011

2012 Spending and Tax Bills Held Hostage by Anti-Environment Riders

Congress is working overtime before the holidays to orchestrate last-minute deals on spending and tax bills. With limited time left to finish their work, some members of Congress are holding the legislation hostage in order to push through...

 By Chris Thomas    News    December 15, 2011

It's Bill of Rights Day: Do You Know Yours?

SPOKANE, Wash. - It's probably the least well-known of the December holidays, but it's also among the most important - at least in the United States. Today is "Bill of Rights Day," the date 220 years ago on which the first 10 amendments...