3:54 pm, January 25, 2015

Government News

Mississippi congressman Nunnelee takes oath in hospital

GOP congressman Nunnelee takes oath of office while hospitalized in Mississippi hometown

Monday - 01/12/2015, 08:40pm EST

Obama signs terrorism insurance renewal

Obama signs into law renewal of federal terrorism insurance program

Monday - 01/12/2015, 08:40pm EST

Obama threatens veto on immigration, regulatory bills

White House rolls out new veto threats, pledging to strike down immigration, regulatory bills

Monday - 01/12/2015, 08:10pm EST

Obama's upbeat economy message a shift from last year's tone

Once cautious in promoting the recovery, Obama now a full-throated cheerleader

Monday - 01/12/2015, 07:56pm EST

List of 53 released political prisoners from Cuba

List of 53 released prisoners from Cuba as part of deal to normalize relations with US

Monday - 01/12/2015, 07:40pm EST

Obama says NBA's Spurs represent what US should be about

Obama cheers San Antonio Spurs for NBA victory, says they represent what US should be about

Monday - 01/12/2015, 07:34pm EST

Obama Treasury choice withdraws; faced Democratic opposition

Obama Treasury choice withdraws amid Democratic opposition; to serve as counselor instead

Monday - 01/12/2015, 07:30pm EST

Biden to host Caribbean leaders for energy summit

VP Biden to host prime ministers from Caribbean countries for DC summit on energy security

Monday - 01/12/2015, 07:20pm EST

Groups file ethics complaints against Carolinas politicians

Groups file ethics complaints against NC Gov. McCrory and US Rep. Sanford over stock payouts

Monday - 01/12/2015, 06:40pm EST

Final 2014 crop report shows record corn and soybean harvest

Final 2014 crop year report from USDA shows record corn and soybean harvest

Monday - 01/12/2015, 06:30pm EST

Arizona church poised to win high court fight over signs

Small Arizona church appears likely to win Supreme Court fight over limits on signs

Monday - 01/12/2015, 06:20pm EST

2 stock exchanges paying $14M to settle SEC case on orders

EDGA and EDGX exchanges agree to pay $14M to settle SEC case on trading order information

Monday - 01/12/2015, 05:08pm EST

Education secretary says he backs annual testing

Education Secretary Arne Duncan reaffirms Obama administration's support for annual testing

Monday - 01/12/2015, 04:52pm EST

Foreign policy cooperation with Congress has limit: Iran

Obama administration wants to work with Congress on foreign policy, but not on Iran sanctions

Monday - 01/12/2015, 04:30pm EST

High court won't hear challenge to Vermont campaign law

High court won't hear challenge to Vermont campaign finance law brought by anti-abortion group

Monday - 01/12/2015, 04:18pm EST

NASA investigators find cause of failed rocket launch in Va.

NASA: Incorrect equipment installation caused failed July rocket launch on Va.'s Eastern Shore

Monday - 01/12/2015, 04:00pm EST

Protesters interrupt Senate, demand CIA torture prosecutions

Protesters demanding prosecutions over CIA torture report interrupt Senate proceedings

Monday - 01/12/2015, 03:49pm EST

McCaskill says she won't run for Missouri governor in 2016

US Sen. McCaskill says she won't run for Missouri governor in 2016, clearing path for Koster

Monday - 01/12/2015, 02:43pm EST

High court won't block Michigan road worker's lawsuit

Supreme Court allows Michigan road worker to sue Kalamazoo County over dirty job he wanted

Monday - 01/12/2015, 02:00pm EST

Broken shoulder keeps Kissinger from testifying on Hill

Former Secretary of State Kissinger postpones Hill testimony because of broken shoulder

Monday - 01/12/2015, 01:48pm EST

GOP Congress moves veto-bait bills on health care, pipeline

In command and unbowed, GOP Congress ignores veto threats, pushes health care, pipeline bills

Friday - 01/09/2015, 12:36am EST
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