3:25 pm, April 19, 2015

Government News

Amendment curbs bolster momentum for Medicare doctors bill

Curbs on amendments bolster momentum for Senate passage of Medicare doctors bill

Tuesday - 04/14/2015, 04:10am EDT

On tax week, Obama scoffs at GOP plan to repeal estate tax

Obama scoffs at GOP plan to repeal estate tax as Hillary Clinton focuses on middle class

Tuesday - 04/14/2015, 03:40am EDT

Hillary Clinton's long road back into presidential politics

Clinton's second act: The long, deliberate process that led her to run for president again

Tuesday - 04/14/2015, 03:38am EDT

Ex-guards get lengthy prison sentences for Iraq shootings

Ex-security guards convicted in Iraq shooting deaths of 14 civilians get long sentences

Tuesday - 04/14/2015, 03:26am EDT

Kerry pitches Iran deal to skeptical lawmakers

Kerry pitches Iran deal to skeptical lawmakers; Senate committee moves ahead with Iran bill

Tuesday - 04/14/2015, 03:22am EDT

Sen. Menendez returns to Senate routine after indictment

NJ's Menendez resumes Senate life, but not top committee post, after corruption indictment

Monday - 04/13/2015, 10:50pm EDT

VA tells Congress it has plan to pay for Denver hospital

The Veterans Affairs Department told Congress it wants to tap a $5 billion fund for improving health care to finish the over-budget Denver VA hospital, Sen. Michael Bennet's office said Monday.

Monday - 04/13/2015, 09:00pm EDT

Wisconsin records 1st outbreak of dangerous bird flu strain

Dangerous bird-flu strain hitting Midwest found for 1st time in US chicken flock in Wisconsin

Monday - 04/13/2015, 07:50pm EDT

FDA warns of liver injury from muscle-building supplement

FDA warns of potential liver injury from Tri-Methyl Xtreme supplements

Monday - 04/13/2015, 06:40pm EDT

Funeral set for Census Bureau guard killed in crime spree

Funeral set for Census Bureau guard killed in crime spree in DC, Maryland

Monday - 04/13/2015, 06:20pm EDT

Pentagon: Islamic State loses ground in Iraq, gains in Syria

Pentagon releases new map showing Islamic State losing ground in Iraq, gaining a bit in Syria

Monday - 04/13/2015, 05:50pm EDT

County says Schock should pay for elections to replace him

County wants former US Rep. Aaron Schock to pay for special elections to replace him

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:40pm EDT

Worst VA health care wait times are in the South

VA makes little headway in effort to cut waits for care; facilities in South have worst stats

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:04pm EDT

5 things to know about Congress' return from a 2-week break

5 things to know about Congress' choices on Iran, AG, Medicare, budget, Democratic leaders

Monday - 04/13/2015, 04:00pm EDT

Kerry raises objections with Moscow over Iran missile sale

White House: Kerry raised objections with Lavrov over plans for missile sales to Iran

Monday - 04/13/2015, 02:00pm EDT

NASA plans Va. launch of rocket carrying student experiments

NASA to launch rocket carrying student experiments from Wallops Flight Facility in Va.

Monday - 04/13/2015, 12:01pm EDT

Kerry asks congressional critics of Iran deal to hold fire

Kerry asks congressional critics of Iran nuclear deal to 'hold their fire' while talks proceed

Monday - 04/13/2015, 11:30am EDT

With Iran and now Cuba, Obama breakthroughs face hard sell

Obama's foreign policy moves: Breakthroughs on Iran, Cuba, now hard sell to skeptics at home

Monday - 04/13/2015, 11:20am EDT

Clinton takes road trip to Iowa for first campaign event

Road trip: Hillary Clinton traveling to Iowa by van for first campaign event this week

Monday - 04/13/2015, 11:10am EDT

Where They Stand: Clinton on issues of the 2016 campaign

Where They Stand: Hillary Rodham Clinton on some issues of the 2016 presidential campaign

Monday - 04/13/2015, 10:10am EDT
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