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2008-08-01 15:00:47

By Steven Harmon SACRAMENTO -- As gas prices remain above $4 a gallon in most of the Bay Area, Californians are more open to the idea of offshore drilling for oil than they have been in the past.

2008-07-31 00:00:39

SACRAMENTO _ As gas prices remain above $4 a gallon, Californians are more open to the idea of off-shore drilling for oil than they have been in the past. A slim majority _ 51 percent to 45 percent _ approve of offshore drilling, according to a survey by the Public Policy Institute of California.

2008-07-14 09:00:35

By Lee Davidson Deseret News Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, led a GOP attack Thursday against Democratic House leaders, complaining they are refusing to address high oil costs while they piddle instead with minor bills this election year.

2008-06-22 03:00:10

By Dion Lefler, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jun. 22--Sedgwick County Republican Party Chairman Kelly Arnold has ruffled a few GOP feathers with an unsolicited e-mail inviting voters to join his campaign for county clerk.

2006-09-04 12:06:10

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers return to work on Tuesday from a month-long recess with time running out for Republicans to pass legislation and impress unhappy voters as they try to retain control of Congress in November 7 elections.

2006-07-19 16:46:12

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a move intended to preserve a reference to God in an oath recited by millions of Americans each day, the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prevent U.S. courts from hearing challenges to the Pledge of Allegiance.

2006-07-09 09:22:20

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers returning from a weeklong break on Monday will take up a long list of unfinished -- and possibly insurmountable -- tasks that could help decide whether voters will re-elect them in November.

2006-06-21 07:21:25

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In an election-year battle over immigration, congressional Republicans said on Tuesday they plan to take the issue directly to voters with hearings across the country on whether millions of illegal immigrants should have a path to citizenship.

2006-06-20 17:59:04

By Donna Smith WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In an election-year battle over immigration, congressional Republicans said on Tuesday they plan to take the issue directly to voters with hearings across the country on whether millions of illegal immigrants should have a path to citizenship.

2006-06-19 21:13:28

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At a gala dinner on Monday, Republicans raised a whopping $27 million for candidates in the November midterm election in a bid to fend off a strong challenge by Democrats for control of the U.S. Congress. President George W.


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