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Government News

Democrats reframe debate on health care

A vulnerable Democrat embracing health care law? Signs the issue losing its political punch

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 08:40am EDT

US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

State Department bars high-ranking US diplomats from taking ice bucket challenge for charity

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 08:12am EDT

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank, says growing US exports will create jobs

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 06:06am EDT

US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

Extremists' gains, brutality have US reassessing resistance to military action in Syria

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 05:04am EDT

China defends intercepting US Navy plane

China says intercept of US spy plane was professional, urges end to close-in reconnaissance

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 01:28am EDT

Obama sends White House aides to Ferguson funeral

Obama sends 3 White House aides to funeral for slain Missouri teenager Michael Brown

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Obama taking less vacation, but too much for some

No good time for vacation: Obama taking less days off than predecessors, too much for critics

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:16pm EDT

California permits outdoor dining with dogs

Governor signs bill setting up rules for California restaurants that want to allow pet dogs

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Days Obama, predecessors spent on vacation

Number of days Obama and predecessors spent on vacation

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 10:30am EDT

Official says hackers hit up to 25,000 fed workers

Official says breach at security clearance contractor affects up to 25,000 federal workers

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 10:10am EDT

Pentagon cites 'dangerous' Chinese jet intercept

Pentagon cites 'dangerous' and 'unprofessional' intercept of US plane by Chinese fighter

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:44am EDT

New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

As calm settles in, new fears over what happens in Ferguson if officer isn't charged

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 03:02am EDT

Biden: US would help Iraq pursue federal system

In op-ed, VP Biden says US would help Iraq pursue federal system to ease sectarian tensions

Friday - 08/22/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Obama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves

Obama and Merkel voice alarm at Russian moves into Ukraine, call for de-escalation

Friday - 08/22/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Administration condemns Russian move into Ukraine

Obama administration condemns Russian convoy into Ukraine; calls on Moscow to remove it

Friday - 08/22/2014, 08:30pm EDT

Senators call for AF Academy sex assaults review

Senators request investigation of how Air Force Academy handles sexual assault cases

Friday - 08/22/2014, 06:20pm EDT

FBI: No credible threats to US from Islamic State

FBI, Homeland Security: No credible threats to the US homeland from Islamic State militants

Friday - 08/22/2014, 06:20pm EDT

Reid apologizes for jokes at Asian business event

Sen. Harry Reid apologizes for 'you're smarter' joke at Las Vegas Asian business luncheon

Friday - 08/22/2014, 05:57pm EDT

Friends: Jeffords took Vermont roots to Washington

Jeffords remembered by family and friends for taking Vermont roots to Washington

Friday - 08/22/2014, 05:23pm EDT

No-fly list rules get changes

Changes planned on how travelers can protest placement on no-fly list

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:22am EDT

Israeli-US relations tested once again in Gaza war

Delay of weapons shipment during Gaza war highlights deteriorating Israeli-US relations

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 07:52am EDT

Dan Sullivan wins Alaska's GOP US Senate primary

Dan Sullivan wins Alaska's GOP Senate primary; will face Democrat Sen. Mark Begich in November

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 06:10am EDT
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