10:39 pm, December 21, 2014

Government News

Fed member plans to leave when term ends in 2016

Lone dissenter on Fed's October vote to end bond-buying program won't seek 2016 reappointment

Friday - 12/12/2014, 05:30pm EST

Bid to update Freedom of Information Act fails

Congress fails to update Freedom of Information law despite bipartisan support

Friday - 12/12/2014, 05:10pm EST

First lady: Barriers remain to girls' education

Michelle Obama: Parents must believe daughters are as worthy of educating as their sons

Friday - 12/12/2014, 04:50pm EST

3 Colombians sentenced for DEA agent's murder

3 Colombians each get 20+ years for DEA agent's murder on 'millionaire's ride'

Friday - 12/12/2014, 04:30pm EST

Liberian president: Help needed to stamp out Ebola

Liberia's president tells Congress help needed to stamp out Ebola, prevent future outbreaks

Friday - 12/12/2014, 04:20pm EST

Legislation seeks interim steps to stop Asian carp

Legislation introduced in Congress seeks interim steps to protect Great Lakes from Asian carp

Friday - 12/12/2014, 03:33pm EST

NLRB issues rule to speed up union organizing

NLRB issues final rule to speed up and streamline union organizing election process

Friday - 12/12/2014, 03:14pm EST

Torture report pits senator vs CIA chief yet again

In battle over torture report, senator and CIA chief renew their history of bitter spats

Friday - 12/12/2014, 03:14pm EST

Congressman's son defending self in US fraud case

Congressman's son, Chaka Fattah Jr., defending self in US fraud case over education contract

Friday - 12/12/2014, 03:10pm EST

Spending bill cleaves Pelosi from Obama and Senate

Pelosi is sidelined as Obama cuts deal with House GOP, Senate Democrats for big spending bill

Friday - 12/12/2014, 03:02pm EST

Obama: Spending bill 'by definition a compromise'

Obama says he dislikes provisions in spending bill, but calls it 'by definition a compromise'

Friday - 12/12/2014, 02:50pm EST

CIA chief challenges Senate torture report

CIA chief challenges Senate torture report, admits 'abhorrent' tactics used

Friday - 12/12/2014, 02:48pm EST

Obama, Pena Nieto to meet at White House on Jan. 6

White House announces Jan. 6 by visit Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto

Friday - 12/12/2014, 02:00pm EST

Wife of GOP Sen. Cochran of Mississippi dies

Rose Cochran, wife of US Sen. Thad Cochran, dies at Mississippi hospice center, spokesman says

Friday - 12/12/2014, 01:50pm EST

Obama push leaves 136 prisoners held at Guantanamo

Congress still opposed, but a determined Obama continues push to close Guantanamo prison

Friday - 12/12/2014, 01:06pm EST

Poll: Half of Republicans back limits on carbon

Poll: As Republicans take aim at Obama environment agenda, their base is not so sure

Friday - 12/12/2014, 01:02pm EST

Why rift on derivatives is blocking US budget bill

Why a dispute over financial derivatives is blocking a must-pass spending bill in Congress

Friday - 12/12/2014, 12:50pm EST

Senate committee votes for new war powers

Senate committee votes for new war powers to fight Islamic State

Friday - 12/12/2014, 12:50pm EST
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