3:49 pm, December 22, 2014

Government News

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

Health law sign-ups pick up

Obama administration reports 600k got health insurance last week through

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 06:18pm EST

Fuel to the fire? Fuel exports soar under Obama

As US gas consumption plateaus to help climate, fuel exports pollute elsewhere

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 06:00pm EST

Suit filed in crash that killed senator's son

Family of Oklahoma senator's son who died in 2013 plane crash suing aircraft manufacturers

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 05:38pm EST

Morgan Stanley paying $4M to settle SEC charges

Morgan Stanley paying $4M to settle SEC charges of allowing unauthorized Apple stock purchase

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 05:30pm EST

Democratic support for spending bill slips

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 05:08pm EST

Obama helps deliver toys to Marine Corps drive

'Big elf' Obama joins first lady to deliver gifts to annual Marine Corps toy drive

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:46pm EST

UN officials demand prosecutions for US torture

UN: US officials, CIA agents who authorized or carried out torture must be prosecuted

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:30pm EST

Obama announces $1B for early childhood education

Obama announces $1B in public-private money for 'best investment,' early childhood education

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:18pm EST

Lawmakers wary of genetically modified food labels

House lawmakers wary of genetically modified food labeling as more states require disclosure

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:16pm EST

Cleveland, Justice Dept. policing talks to start

Cleveland, Justice Department to begin talks next week on police excessive-force agreement

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:07pm EST

Book edition of torture report coming Dec. 30

Book edition of CIA torture report scheduled for Dec. 30

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 04:07pm EST

Senate passes measure to improve FOIA

Senate backs measure to improve FOIA, bill heads to the House

Monday - 12/08/2014, 08:09pm EST

Justices seem divided over Amtrak regulatory role

Supreme Court justices seem divided over Amtrak's role in developing railroad regulations

Monday - 12/08/2014, 07:30pm EST
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