8:42 am, January 31, 2015

Government News

Protests over campaign finance during high court session

Protesters disrupt Supreme Court on 5th anniversary of Citizens United campaign finance ruling

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 06:00pm EST

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 06:00pm EST

White House: Boehner invite to Netanyahu breach of protocol

White House says Boehner's invitation for Netanyahu to come to Washington a breach of protocol

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 06:00pm EST

House approves bill to fast track natural gas pipelines

Politics and pipelines: House passes bill on gas pipelines, as Senate considers Keystone XL

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 05:00pm EST

Boehner invites Israeli leader to address Congress on Iran

Boehner invites Israeli leader to address Congress on Iran, rebuffs Obama on sanctions

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 05:00pm EST

Senators grapple with how much students should be tested

Student testing focus of Senate committee hearing to update No Child Left Behind law

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 04:57pm EST

Border Patrol shoots, kills person along border in Texas

Border Patrol shoots, kills 1 person along border in Texas amid drug smuggling investigation

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 04:49pm EST

Strawberry's deferred compensation auctioned for $1.3M

Darryl Strawberry's deferred compensation auctioned by IRS for $1.3M to satisfy back taxes

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 04:32pm EST

Obama's speech draws unsparing reviews from Republicans

Republicans accuse Obama of ignoring November's election results as he outlines 2015 agenda

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 03:32pm EST

FACT CHECK: Obama claims credit for an incomplete recovery

FACT CHECK: Obama claims credit for a recovery that isn't complete, oversells free tuition

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 03:32pm EST

Iowa Sen. Ernst promises GOP focus on Americans' concerns

Iowa Sen. Ernst vows new GOP-led Congress will focus on Americans' concerns

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 03:32pm EST

Breast implant leak delays congressman's wife's bigamy trial

Breast implant leak, emergency surgery delay bigamy trial for wife of congressman Alan Grayson

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 02:50pm EST

Senate panel backs bill to lower suicide rate among vets

Senate panel approves bill to improve suicide prevention programs for veterans

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 01:50pm EST

Analysis: Obama seizes on recovery, bets on staying power

Analysis: Obama seizes on recovery, makes a bet on its staying power

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 01:50pm EST

Supreme Court rules in favor of fired whistleblower

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a former air marshal who was fired after leaking plans to the media about security cutbacks can seek whistleblower protection.

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 01:30pm EST

Emanuel pushes for Chicago parkland for Obama library

Chicago mayor pushes for South Side parkland where Obama presidential library could be built

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 01:20pm EST

First lady promotes eating right, fitness at book reading

Mrs. Obama encourages kids to eat right, exercise at Dr. Seuss book reading at White House

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 01:09pm EST
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