11:47 pm, January 31, 2015

Government News

Congress: Ventilation drew smoke into stricken subway train

Members of Congress: Smoke was drawn into stricken DC subway train during fatal accident

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 10:24pm EST

Scalia could be surprise vote in Supreme Court housing case

Questions from Scalia give White House hope in Supreme Court housing discrimination cases

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 10:00pm EST

Abortion foes push new bills in Congress and the states

Buoyed by election results, abortion foes push new bills in Congress and the states

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 09:52pm EST

Reid to undergo eye surgery next week

Senate Democratic Leader Reid to undergo eye surgery next week after exercise accident

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 09:28pm EST

Obama taps longtime aide to replace Podesta in senior role

President Barack Obama has chosen Brian Deese, a veteran White House aide and a deputy director in his budget office, to replace John Podesta as a senior adviser and presidential whisperer, White House officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 09:10pm EST

State of the Union television ratings drop to 15-year low

Television ratings for Obama's State of the Union address drop to 15-year low

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 07:40pm EST

Idaho visit leaves Obama 3 states short of 50

Obama's 1st trip to Idaho as president leaves him 3 states short of visiting all 50

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 06:47pm EST

FBI agent: No direct evidence ex-CIA man leaked to reporter

FBI agent offers indirect evidence of leaks from ex-CIA man to reporter, but no smoking gun

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 06:30pm EST

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
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