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Government News

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

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

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 08:30pm EDT

House Roll Call: Ending bulk collection of US phone records

House Roll Call: Ending bulk collection of US phone records

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 07:50pm EDT

House Roll Call: Banning most late-term abortions

House Roll Call: Banning most late-term abortions

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 07:38pm EDT

Top senator: Domestic surveillance needs to be ramped up

Top senator says domestic surveillance needs to be ramped up to be effective

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 06:54pm EDT

Lawmakers press admin over response to China island building

Senators press Obama administration over response to China's island-building in disputed seas

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 06:34pm EDT

Nun seeks more aid for Iraqi Christians

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 06:18pm EDT

Pentagon recommends new Navy, Army chiefs

Pentagon recommends new chiefs for Navy, Army

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 06:17pm EDT

Correction: Venezuela-US story

Correction: Venezuela-US story

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:59pm EDT

Owners of NYC gay hotel face criticism over Ted Cruz dinner

Owners of NYC gay-oriented hotel face boycott threats over dinner with Sen. Ted Cruz

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:59pm EDT

USDA rules will require safety labels on tenderized beef

USDA rules will require safety labels, cooking instructions on tenderized beef

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:59pm EDT

House GOP approves cuts to Amtrak budget despite crash

Hours after deadly Philadelphia crash, House GOP panel approves cuts to Amtrak

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:40pm EDT

Lawmakers say they didn't know Azerbaijan paid for 2013 trip

US lawmakers say they were unware that 2013 trip paid for by Azerbaijan government

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:40pm EDT

FBI chief of staff tapped as acting DEA administrator

A former U.S. attorney and current chief of staff to the FBI director has been named acting director for the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Chuck Rosenberg will replace ousted DEA chief Michele Leonhart.

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:40pm EDT

Feds close insurance loopholes on preventive care

Administration closes insurance loopholes on prevention, from contraception to colonoscopies

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:18pm EDT

Judge orders fine for Iowa widow who split up bank deposits

Judge orders $2,500 fine, probation for Iowa widow who split up deposits of husband's cash

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 05:00pm EDT

Senate confirms Sally Yates as deputy attorney general

Senate confirms Sally Yates, Obama's pick for deputy attorney general; 2 women lead Justice

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 04:18pm EDT

First-class mail delivery slows in first months of the year

Figures from USPS show some first-class mail taking longer to get to destination

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 04:18pm EDT

Terror suspect says US used jail informants improperly

Kenyan terror suspect says US improperly used jail informants to gather evidence against him

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 03:40pm EDT

Trade offers contrast between Obama, Senate Democrats

Failure of Senate trade vote highlights divide between Obama, Democrats as Republicans jeer

Wednesday - 05/13/2015, 03:20pm EDT
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