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Government News

Obama: US to step up economic penalties on Russia

Obama says US to step up sanctions on Russia over actions in Ukraine; EU taking similar action

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Expanded US strikes are 1st step in long campaign

Expanding US airstrikes in Iraq and extending them to Syria are 1st steps in long campaign

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:48pm EDT

FACT CHECK: Obama's military plan not so simple

FACT CHECK: No combat mission for US troops under Obama's plan, but no guarantees, either

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:48pm EDT

No ethics inquiry in lawmaker's fast-food protest

Ethics panel won't pursue Wis. congresswoman arrested in minimum wage protest at McDonald's

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:39pm EDT

Alaska's senators cool to Obama's Mideast plan

Begich, Murkowski react coolly to Obama plan to fight Islamic State militants

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Cruz walks out after pro-Israel comments draw boos

Cruz walks off stage after pro-Israel comment draw boos at event for Christians

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Senate kills constitutional amendment on elections

Senate rejects Dems' constitutional amendment limiting campaign spending by special interests

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Clintons organizing 10th annual global meeting

Clintons bringing together 45 current and former heads of state for annual meeting

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 02:58pm EDT

Top 10 places where FEMA seeks to take back aid

NY, NJ communities head list of places where FEMA wants to claw back Sandy disaster aid

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 01:59pm EDT

9/11 remembered, amid new anti-terror fight

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 01:39pm EDT

Homeland Security chief says ISIL not only threat

Homeland Security's Johnson says officials must keep eye on more than single terrorist threat

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 12:56pm EDT

Hastert donates Capitol flag to Flight 93 memorial

Hastert donates flag that flew atop the Capitol on Sept. 11 to Flight 93 National Memorial

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Asia arms up to counter growing Chinese might

Asian countries arm up to counter growing China as it jostles with neighbors in disputed seas

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 12:26pm EDT

Obama says military campaign will take time

Obama pledges to destroy Islamic State extremists but offers no timetable for US efforts

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 10:32am EDT

Obama orders airstrikes in Syria for first time

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Syria for first time, part of broad effort to combat militants

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 10:28am EDT

Veterans Watchdog: VA managers lied about delays

VA inspector general says managers at 13 VA sites lied to investigators about schedule delays

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 09:46am EDT

Obama to send 475 additional troops to Iraq

Obama to send 475 additional troops to Iraq, joining more than 1,000 forces already there

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:52am EDT

Capital One banker upbeat on small business

Small businesses are healthier and applying for more loans, Capital One executive says

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:42am EDT

President Obama's speech on Islamic State strategy

Text of President Barack Obama's speech on strategy against Islamic State group

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:30am EDT

Obama's plan to destroy Islamic State extremists

Strategy and role of Congress in Obama's plan to destroy Islamic State extremists

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 04:30am EDT
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