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The Environmental Protection Agency headquarters has been renamed after President William Clinton

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The Environmental Protection Agency headquarters has been renamed after President William Clinton

Clinton Building: Open for Business

Updated at 1:40 pm EDT The Clinton Building is open for business today. It’s about a block from the Reagan Building. The headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, one of the hulking stone edifices along Pennsylvania Avenue, today...

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Authorities from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives search a home in Hyattsville, Maryland.

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Authorities from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives search a home in Hyattsville, Maryland.

Grassley Hammers ATF Nominee

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been without a permanent director since 2006. Based on a Senate hearing today, the agency is going to have to keep waiting. Sen. Charles Grassley, the top Republican on the Senate...

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Members of the Connecticut state police during a memorial service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Dec. 16, 2012.

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Members of the Connecticut state police during a memorial service for victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on Dec. 16, 2012.

Newtown Shooting Spurs Legislative Response to Agencies’ Role

While the question remains whether the killings at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school will prompt major changes to U.S. guns laws, lawmakers did take action yesterday on another issue raised by the mass shooting: the role of federal law enforcement...

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