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Government News

Obama previews some guests invited to State of the Union

Obama guests for State of the Union: Americans helped by policies on student loans, small biz

Sunday - 01/18/2015, 12:30pm EST

Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

Congress, states, schools districts debating quality and quantity of standardized tests

Sunday - 01/18/2015, 12:02pm EST

Oprah, cast of 'Selma' at White House for film screening

Obama screening 'Selma' at White House with Oprah, rapper Common, cast of civil rights drama

Sunday - 01/18/2015, 05:10am EST

Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

Obama to call for raising capital gains, inheritance taxes to pay for middle-class tax relief

Sunday - 01/18/2015, 05:04am EST

Obama seeking tax increases on wealthy to help middle class

Obama to call for raising capital gains, inheritance taxes to pay for middle-class tax relief

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 09:08pm EST

For State of Union, Obama faces GOP Congress for first time

In State of the Union address, Obama will stand before a GOP-led Congress for the first time

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 08:00pm EST

Obama comes out swinging against new Iran sanctions

Obama comes out swinging against new Iran sanctions, pleads with Congress to 'hold your fire'

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 03:22pm EST

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 01:10pm EST

State Dept. gives agencies 2 weeks to comment on Keystone

State Dept. gives other agencies 2 weeks to comment on Keystone XL pipeline

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 11:30am EST

Holder announces changes to asset forfeiture program

Justice Dept. announces changes to asset forfeiture program involving local law enforcement

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 11:00am EST

DEA acknowledges phone records program that ended in 2013

DEA acknowledges phone records collection program; officials say it ended in 2013

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 09:20am EST

Democrats defend naming Muslim to House Intelligence panel

House Democrats defend naming Indiana Rep. Andre Carson, a Muslim, to Intelligence Committee

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 04:02am EST

Gay marriage: High court sets stage for historic ruling

Supreme Court to decide if same-sex couples have the right to marry everywhere in America

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 03:16am EST

Obama, Cameron pledge unified effort to fight terrorism

Obama, Cameron pledge unified effort to fight 'poisonous' terrorism after Paris attacks

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 01:56am EST

States consider requiring US citizenship test for graduation

Several states consider US citizenship test graduation requirement in wake of new Arizona law

Saturday - 01/17/2015, 12:42am EST

Once dominant, State of Union address has much competition

Obama's big presidential speech has to compete for attention with YouTube, Netflix and others

Friday - 01/16/2015, 11:52pm EST

Ga. food company recalls meat sent to catering distributors

Georgia-based food company issues recall for beef, chicken sent to catering distributors

Friday - 01/16/2015, 09:10pm EST

Postal Service proposes small price increases on postage

Postal Service seeks small increases for mailing letters but no change for first-class stamps

Friday - 01/16/2015, 08:48pm EST

Mexico orders recapture of cartel capo for DEA agent killing

Mexico court orders cartel capo Caro Quintero recaptured in 1985 torture, killing of DEA agent

Friday - 01/16/2015, 08:20pm EST

Syria training program could involve 1,000-plus US troops

US could send more than 1,000 trainers and support troops to train moderate Syrian opposition

Friday - 01/16/2015, 07:10pm EST
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