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Obama nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' VA

In Senate testimony, Veterans Affairs nominee McDonald pledges to 'transform' troubled agency

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 10:22pm EDT

GOP senators demand say on Iran nuclear deal

GOP senators demand a congressional say on Iran nuclear deal or else sanctions kick back in

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 10:10pm EDT

SC man charged with bringing gun to DC building

S. Carolina man charged with bringing gun to congressional office building in DC

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 09:20pm EDT

Boehner asks Obama to declare stance on border

Boehner calls on Obama to clarify stance on border, says president should support changing law

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 09:20pm EDT

SEC considering action against S&P over ratings

S&P says regulators considering action against it over mortgage securities ratings in 2011

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 08:30pm EDT

US: Downed fighter jets part of pattern in Ukraine

US: Downed fighter jets in Ukraine part of pattern with Russian-backed separatists

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Lockdown lifted at Little Rock Air Force Base

Lockdown lifted at Arkansas air base after suspicious person report determined not 'credible'

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:38pm EDT

Calls for troops at border echo previous pushes

Texas governor's deployment of troops to border echoes previous push amid election concerns

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:23pm EDT

Boehner lauds doctor who saved lawmaker's baby

An emotional John Boehner lauds doctor who helped congresswoman's baby survive rare condition

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:22pm EDT

Groups ask to move Florida election, draw new map

Groups ask Florida judge to move election dates and draw new maps for Congress

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:19pm EDT

Study: 10M have gained coverage through health law

Study: 10.3 M US adults have gained coverage through Obama health law

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 07:19pm EDT

Senate bill targets companies that move overseas

Senate bill would curb tax breaks for firms that move their ventures overseas; hurdles remain

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 06:42pm EDT

FDA warns of compounded drug recall by Texas firm

FDA warns that recalled drugs from Texas specialty pharmacy may be contaminated

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:58pm EDT

Kerry cites progress in Gaza cease-fire talks

Bloodshed continues, but Kerry cites progress in cease-fire negotiations between Israel, Hamas

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:22pm EDT

Clinton launches baby-talking campaign in Oakland

Hillary Clinton launches campaign in Oakland to get parents to talk, sing and read to babies

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Senate agrees on $11B highway funding measure

Senate agrees to vote on highway funding; likely to endorse $11B House bill

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:18pm EDT

Senators push to end Hamas threat in cease-fire

Bipartisan Senate trio sets terms for cease-fire between Israel, Hamas militants

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 05:14pm EDT

Dole, vets groups renew push for disability treaty

Dole, vets groups join senators in pressing ratification of disability treaty

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 04:38pm EDT

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 03:30pm EDT

US officials, lawmakers clash over Iraq policy

With Iraq in peril, US officials, lawmakers debate drone strikes, allowing country to break up

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 03:00pm EDT
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