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GOP defense hawks, fiscal conservatives battle over budget

Battle between GOP defense hawks, fiscal conservatives delays vote on budget plan

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 03:38am EDT

Senate Democrat's office: Aide knew of abortion provision

Senate Democrat's office concedes aide knew of abortion provision in trafficking bill

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 03:36am EDT

Obama slams Republican spending as hurtful to middle class

Obama: Republican spending plan offers 'path to prosperity for those who've already prospered'

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 03:36am EDT

US, Iran race to fill out contours of a nuclear agreement

US, Iran race to define nuke deal; progress would see world powers invited to talks next week

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 03:22am EDT

Labor secretary says new overtime rules coming soon

Labor Secretary Tom Perez told Congress on Wednesday that his agency is still working on President Barack Obama's directive a year ago that the department come up with new rules to make more workers eligible for overtime pay for working beyond their scheduled hours.

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 02:40am EDT

GOP says Obama aides meddled in 'net neutrality'

GOP says FCC bowed to political pressure on 'net neutrality,' IG office opens investigation

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 02:40am EDT

Obama says he should have closed Guantanamo on his first day

Obama says if he could start his presidency over, he would close Guantanamo his first day

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 02:10am EDT

AP source: Secret Service knows suspect in cyanide probe

AP source: Suspect linked to letter tested for cyanide is well-known to Secret Service

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 01:20am EDT

Questions over US-Cuba talks amid Venezuela dispute

Closed-door nature of latest US-Cuba talks raises questions amid dispute with Venezuela

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 12:40am EDT

Even with hiring up, Fed want further gains before rate hike

Federal Reserve says no rate hike is likely until job market improves and inflation rises

Thursday - 03/19/2015, 12:02am EDT

Maryland Del. Jay Walker exploring run for Congress

Maryland Del. Jay Walker says he's exploring run for US House seat

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 10:10pm EDT

AP sources: Navy SEAL dies in California training accident

AP sources: Navy SEAL killed in parachute accident in California

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 09:48pm EDT

Former Nevada Rep. Horsford won't run for Congress in 2016

Former Nevada Rep. Steven Horsford says he won't run for Congress in 2016 after surprise loss

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 09:09pm EDT

Mandatory voting? Obama says it would be 'transformative'

Decrying role of money in elections, Obama floats idea of making voting mandatory in the US

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 07:07pm EDT

Pentagon confirms US drone strike killed al-Shabab operative

Pentagon confirms that March 12 US drone strike in Somalia killed al-Shabab operative

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 06:10pm EDT

Business Highlights

Business Highlights

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 06:08pm EDT

US to close Djibouti embassy to public for security review

US embassy in Djibouti to temporarily close to the public for security review amid threats

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 05:58pm EDT

NTSB: Gas leak before NYC blast may have come from new pipe

Report from NTSB indicates gas leak before deadly blast may have been from new pipe

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 05:54pm EDT

LaHood, ex-congressman's son, to vie for Schock's seat

Illinois state Sen. LaHood, son of ex-congressman, to vie for Schock's seat after resignation

Wednesday - 03/18/2015, 05:32pm EDT
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