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Burn pits legislation nears finish line with House approval

Jul. 13, 2022 22:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Wednesday approved a significant expansion of health care and disability benefits for millions of veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The 342-88 vote all but assures the measure will soon go to President...

New maps create challenge for women seeking reelection

May. 21, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018 thanks to a record showing by Democratic female candidates. Two years later, a record number of GOP women won seats, bringing the number of women in the chamber to a historic high. But for some...