5:56 pm, December 19, 2014

Government News

Budget deal erodes limits on political money

Budget deal chips away at limits on political donors, increases giving opportunities

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 03:40am EST

SKorea to take over search after fishing disaster

South Korea to take over on-scene control of search efforts following fishing disaster

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 03:40am EST

2 psychologists helped run CIA interrogations

Report: Psychologists who helped with post-9/11 CIA interrogations had no relevant experience

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 03:27am EST

Nearly 9 in 10 doubt Obama, GOP can break gridlock

AP-GfK Poll: Nearly 9 in 10 lack confidence Obama, GOP can work together to solve problems

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 03:20am EST

Congress passes sanctions on Venezuela officials

Congress passes bill to sanction Venezuela officials acting against anti-government protesters

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 02:30am EST

Liberals and conservatives gripe about $1.1T bill

Big $1.1 trillion spending bill faces first test Thursday in House; many unhappy with it

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 02:26am EST

Bitter Mideast greets US torture report with shrug

CIA torture report causes little stir in a Mideast that has long assumed the worst about US

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 01:38am EST

CIA report casts new pall over 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Senate report on CIA interrogation casts new pall over Kathryn Bigelow's 'Zero Dark Thirty'

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 12:58am EST

Congressman's Native American remark causes outcry

Congressman's reference to American Indians as 'wards of the federal government' causes outcry

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 09:18pm EST

Corps: US falling behind on waterway levees, dams

Corps commander says aging levees, dams, ports and harbors create delays along US waterways

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 08:20pm EST

Northern Arapaho sue over IRS health care rule

Northern Arapaho Tribe files federal lawsuit over IRS health care rule

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 08:10pm EST

Congressman objects to pending Guantanamo transfer

Armed Services Chairman McKeon objects to Pentagon's transfer plan for Guantanamo detainees

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 08:10pm EST

Pentagon owes back pay for Syria air operations

Pentagon will give hundreds of troops back pay for conducting air missions over Syria

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 07:50pm EST

House renews government terror insurance backstop

House renews government terrorism insurance backstop, but Senate action in doubt

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 07:39pm EST

Senate confirms 2 nominees to TVA board

Senate confirms 2 nominees to Tennessee Valley Authority board after recusal pledge

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 07:20pm EST

US warns NKorean officials over prison camps

US rights envoy warns North Korean officialdom over its prison camps

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 07:10pm EST

Spending measure would roll back rules on banks

Big year-end spending measure would roll back financial rules on banks imposed after meltdown

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 07:10pm EST

Doctors face steep Medicaid cuts as fee boost ends

Primary care doctors treating Medicaid patients face steep cuts as program keeps expanding

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 07:10pm EST

Leader of House Benghazi committee defends inquiry

House Benghazi chairman says investigation still needed to improve US embassy security

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 06:47pm EST

Congressional deal upends pot legalization in DC

Congress says no to legal pot in DC in setback for drug-policy advocates, city leaders

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 06:23pm EST
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