Politics

County voters will advise on bridge

6:58 p.m. July 29
Two commissioners call for question to be on Nov. '14 ballot

With a 2-1 vote, Clark County commissioners Tuesday approved placing an advisory vote on November's general election ballot intended to gauge the public's desire to pursue the development of a $860 million third bridge over the Columbia River.

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GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

11:03 a.m. July 30

WASHINGTON — Republicans said they were determined to make President Barack Obama heed the Constitution as they began muscling legislation through the House on Wednesday authorizing an election-year lawsuit asserting he has exceeded his executive powers.

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Senate reprieve for highly-contested border bill

10:22 a.m. July 30

WASHINGTON — A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers maneuvered to offer some response to the crisis before adjourning for the summer.