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Government News

Senate approves bill for US women's history museum

Senate passes bill to advance effort to create new National Women's History Museum in DC

Friday - 12/12/2014, 07:00pm EST

US sends mixed message to Myanmar military

Obama administration seeks authority for more Myanmar military engagement despite opposition

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:58pm EST

Congress approves plan to expand Gettysburg park

Congress approves plan to expand Gettysburg National Military Park by 45 acres

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:50pm EST

Cuba: Rappers targeted by USAID program 'victims'

Cuba: rappers, other artists targeted by USAID program were 'victims' of 'treachery'

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:50pm EST

Longtime Rep. Dingell hospitalized as 'precaution'

Longest-serving member of Congress, Michigan Rep. Dingell, 88, hospitalized as 'precaution'

Friday - 12/12/2014, 06:04pm EST

New House budget chairman to follow Ryan framework

New House budget chairman Price largely to follow Ryan framework on Medicare, reaching balance

Friday - 12/12/2014, 05:56pm EST

Court will hear dispute over Spider-Man toy

Supreme Court will hear patent dispute over Spider-Man web-shooter toy

Friday - 12/12/2014, 05:50pm EST

Scalia: Constitution silent on torture

Scalia says hard to rule out 'extreme measures' in interrogations, if they could save lives

Friday - 12/12/2014, 05:50pm EST

House adopts new stopgap spending bill

House adopts stopgap funding bill to give Senate additional time to pass $1.1T omnibus measure

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

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
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