10:30 pm, September 20, 2014

Government News

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

Lawmakers respond to Obama's military strategy

Lawmakers supportive, cautious in response to Obama's strategy against Islamic State militants

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