7:02 pm, December 20, 2014

Government News

Long-term spending bill advances in Senate

Long-term spending bill clears procedural hurdle, heads toward passage

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 11:20pm EST

AP Source: Justice won't ask Risen about source

AP Source: Justice Department won't force NY Times reporter James Risen to divulge source

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 09:16pm EST

Scalia: Hard to rule out 'extreme measures'

Scalia: Hard to rule out 'extreme measures' in interrogations, if they could save lives

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 08:50pm EST

High-speed Internet on its way to more schools

High-speed Internet on its way to more schools, FCC plan hikes service fees to pay for it

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 08:08pm EST

Report: CIA medics aided, complained about tactics

CIA medical specialists aided, also complained about harsh interrogations, says Senate report

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 03:42pm EST

Obama-Democratic split - a function of compromise

Democratic fissures hidden until now; both parties have their rebels

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 02:10pm EST

Congress fails to revise FOIA despite bipartisan support

Bid to update Freedom of Information law falls short in Congress despite bipartisan support

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 01:40pm EST

Senate OKs defense policy bill

Senate backs defense bill expanding military campaign against Islamic extremists

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 10:10am EST

Defense secretary nominee Carter has back surgery

White House: Defense secretary nominee Carter recovering from long-planned back surgery

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 04:30am EST

Motown's Temptations, Four Tops visit Oval Office

Motown stars 'Ain't Too Proud to Beg' for a little VIP access with Obama at the White House

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 04:14am EST

Obama: NFL 'behind the curve' on Rice case

Obama: NFL 'behind the curve' on Rice case, applauds new policies

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 04:00am EST

Tribes wary of selling pot, even if feds allow it

Many tribes wary of growing and selling pot, despite US Justice Department saying they can

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 03:44am EST

Kerry aims to avert UN crisis on Mideast

In talks with Netanyahu, Europeans, Kerry seeks to avert UN crisis over Israel-Palestinians

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 03:16am EST

Obama urges Senate to pass $1.1 T spending bill

Obama praises big $1.1 trillion spending bill; says it's the divided government voters asked

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 02:12am EST

Bill bars Pentagon deals with Russian arms dealer

Spending bill prohibits contracts with Russian arms dealer

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 01:20am EST

NY man pleads guilty to mailing death threats

Upstate NY man pleads guilty to sending death threats with white powder to senator, others

Friday - 12/12/2014, 11:00pm EST

Budget deal takes aim, but misses on climate plans

Budget deal leaves major climate plans intact, but previews wish list of new Congress

Friday - 12/12/2014, 10:30pm EST

Fort Hood attack victims closer to Purple Hearts

2009 Fort Hood attack victims move closer to getting Purple Hearts after Congress passes bill

Friday - 12/12/2014, 09:30pm EST

Justices to review sentences for young convicts

Supreme Court to decide reach of 2012 ruling barring automatic life terms for young offenders

Friday - 12/12/2014, 08:30pm EST
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