3:59 pm, March 5, 2015

Government News

W.Va. man pleads guilty to threatening US Sen. Manchin

West Virginia man admits threatening to kill US Sen. Joe Manchin; sentencing in May

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 10:48pm EST

US announces reward for accused prolific computer hacker

US announces $3 million reward for accused prolific cyber criminal believed to be in Russia

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 09:40pm EST

TN Rep. Cohen to skip Netanyahu speech to Congress

TN Rep. Cohen latest to skip 'high theater' of Netanyahu speech to Congress, slams Boehner

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 09:40pm EST

Obama, lawmakers push for criminal justice reform

In bipartisan meeting with lawmakers, Obama seeks to rally support for criminal justice reform

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 09:00pm EST

Treasury issues reprieve for health law tax errors

Treasury says taxpayers won't have to refile returns affected by health law errors

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 08:49pm EST

Meaning of 4 words at center of high court health law fight

Supreme Court fight over health insurance subsidies focused on meaning of 4 words

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 08:48pm EST

Lawmaker with lavish decor billed private planes, concerts

Lawmaker with lavish office decor spent thousands on donors' private planes, concert tickets

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 08:38pm EST

Secret Service to conduct drone exercises over Washington

Secret Service, federal agencies to conduct drone exercises over Washington in 'coming days'

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 08:30pm EST

AP source: Ohio's Strickland to seek Portman US Senate seat

AP source: Democrat Ted Strickland, ex-Ohio governor, to challenge Portman for US Senate seat

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 07:36pm EST

States given until Monday to respond in immigration lawsuit

States given until Monday to respond to request to lift hold of Obama's immigration action

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 07:10pm EST

California congressman wants hearing on superbug outbreak

California congressman wants investigation on superbug outbreak at UCLA and other hospitals

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 07:10pm EST

US troops heading to Ukraine to give medical training

Small US military team heading to Ukraine to provide combat medical training

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 07:00pm EST

Supreme Court sides with Kansas in water dispute

Supreme Court sides with Kansas in dispute over water use from Republican River

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 07:00pm EST

Justices signal support for investors in 401(k) lawsuits

Supreme Court likely to rule for employees who want to sue over retirement investment options

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 06:40pm EST

VA secretary apologizes anew for misstating military service

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald apologized anew Tuesday for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces, and veterans groups and lawmakers appeared ready to accept his expression of regret.

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 06:26pm EST

Republicans: Not done fighting pipeline

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 06:00pm EST

US missionary abducted in Nigeria is courageous, friends say

Friends describe US missionary abducted in Nigeria as courageous, passionate about her work

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 06:00pm EST

States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys

AP Exclusive: Officials try to predict if inmates will commit new crimes, with uneven results

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 05:44pm EST
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