Political News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/pol Political News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:37:09 EDT Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:54:32 EDT 5 Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20170328/e8d73158-9123-4a50-a6bd-f27fe00ba359 WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers of the top-selling opioid products in the United States to determine whether drugmakers have contributed to an overuse of the pain killers. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:37:09 EDT 20170328/e8d73158-9123-4a50-a6bd-f27fe00ba359 By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Nunes facing pressure to step away from House Russia probe http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20170328/93337ff9-6943-4aa6-8c2c-88c512228811 WASHINGTON (AP) — House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes faced growing calls Tuesday to step away from the panel's Russia investigation as revelations about a secret source meeting on White House grounds raised questions about his and the panel's independence. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:01:35 EDT 20170328/93337ff9-6943-4aa6-8c2c-88c512228811 By EILEEN SULLIVAN Associated Press Trump puts anti-global warming projects on chopping block http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20170328/451696f8-d5a1-4f94-aa58-69c4753ef832 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday aimed at moving forward on his campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's plan to curb global warming. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:51:43 EDT 20170328/451696f8-d5a1-4f94-aa58-69c4753ef832 By MATTHEW DALY and JILL COLVIN Associated Press McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20170328/419d389a-93f6-4890-a5e3-dff98a9c3d6f WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to prove their commitment to Israel, senior U.S. lawmakers are backing bipartisan legislation that would slap Iran with new sanctions while maintaining rigorous enforcement of the landmark nuclear deal. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:49:04 EDT 20170328/419d389a-93f6-4890-a5e3-dff98a9c3d6f By RICHARD LARDNER Associated Press Trump says Ford investing in 3 Michigan auto plants http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20170328/c8a8037b-580a-4226-b723-766d39499eed WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Ford Motor Co. is planning to invest in three Michigan auto plants. Trump tweeted early Tuesday, "Big announcement by Ford today. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:32:34 EDT 20170328/c8a8037b-580a-4226-b723-766d39499eed Associated Press