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Government News

Senate tires of patching highway programs

Senate tires of patching highway programs, seeks long-term funding fix before year's end

Updated 01 minutes, 54 seconds ago

GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

Party-line vote likely in House Republican lawsuit against Obama over health care law

Updated 01 minutes, 55 seconds ago

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing Latino children, wary of granting refugee status

Updated 05 minutes, 39 seconds ago

Senate likely to come up short on border bill

Border bill likely to come up short in Senate as crisis sets off maneuvering on Capitol Hill

Updated 05 minutes, 44 seconds ago

Trafficking bust reveals worries over missing kids

FBI sex trafficking bust reveals need for better reporting of missing children, advocates say

Updated 05 minutes, 45 seconds ago

Partisan gridlock robs senators of feel-good laws

Senators face do-nothing taunts as partisan gridlock robs them of popular bills to campaign on

Updated 39 minutes, 46 seconds ago

Obama prods Congress to fix corporate loopholes

Obama encourages lawmakers to close corporate tax loopholes instead of suing him

Updated 39 minutes, 47 seconds ago

House set to take up $17B VA overhaul bill

House set to take up $17 billion measure to overhaul VA health care system

Updated 39 minutes, 53 seconds ago

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

Investigators: Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated by government

Updated 39 minutes, 56 seconds ago

APNewsBreak: Defense to oversee plagiarism probe

APNewsBreak: Defense Department to oversee probe of plagiarism claims against US senator

Updated 1 hours, 05 minutes ago

EPA hears praise, criticism of new air rules

EPA hears praise, criticism of proposed rules for power-plant pollution

Updated 1 hours, 55 minutes ago

Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

Senate report: Iraq and Afghanistan veterans flock to for-profit colleges, spending billions

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 05:20am EDT

Senate bill would end NSA phone records collection

White House, privacy groups like Leahy's version better than a House bill

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 04:40am EDT

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

Senate passes bill to keep highway aid flowing to states, sends the measure back to House

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:56am EDT

West seeks to inflict more economic pain on Russia

Eyeing weakness in Russian economy, West seeks to inflict more pain on Moscow

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:54am EDT

Stamp depicts Civil War battle in Petersburg

Postal Service issuing Civil War stamp depicting the 1864 Siege at Petersburg, Colored Troops

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:40am EDT

5 things to know about child sex trafficking

5 things to know about sex trafficking and children missing from care

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:40am EDT

Obama eats ribs with 4 Kansas City letter writers

Obama dines with 4 letter writers in Kansas City as clock ticks toward congressional break

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:38am EDT

$1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

Strong demand for hepatitis C drug despite an outcry over its $1,000-per-pill cost

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:22am EDT

Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

Trustees: Social Security, Medicare face long-term financial problems despite good news

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 03:22am EDT

House Republican suggests giving DC back to Md.

House Republican says DC residents could get representation if most of city became part of Md.

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 11:50am EDT
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