7:25 am, January 27, 2015

Government News

Mother: Aid-in-dying bill carries Brittany Maynard's legacy

Brittany Maynard's mother calls for California aid-in-dying bill to continue daughter's legacy

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 02:10pm EST

Justice Dept. faulted for agents' off-duty conduct abroad

Watchdog report says Justice Dept. lacks clear rules for off-duty conduct of overseas agents

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 12:50pm EST

Israeli premier accepts Boehner invite to speak to Congress

Israeli premier accepts Boehner invitation to speak to Congress in March

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 12:30pm EST

European Central Bank stimulus faces hurdles compared to Fed

Different housing markets, politics, multiple bond markets all complicate ECB stimulus effort

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 12:08pm EST

AP source: FBI completes federal probe of Ferguson shooting

AP source: FBI completes federal civil rights probe of Ferguson, Missouri, police shooting

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 11:34am EST

House committee passes border security bill

House Homeland Security Committee passes border security bill as GOP moves immigration agenda

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 04:40am EST

Senate says climate change real, but doesn't agree on cause

Senate Republicans back measure saying climate change real, but don't agree humans to blame

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 04:40am EST

Hillary Clinton declines to take position on Keystone

In Canada, Clinton declines to offer opinion on Keystone XL pipeline, citing ongoing review

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 03:26am EST

Obama pitches economic plan to conservatives in Idaho

Among conservatives in Idaho, Obama says he wants to bridge partisan gap, pushes economic plan

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 03:24am EST

House GOP abruptly drops plans to debate abortion bill

House GOP abruptly drops plans to debate abortion bill after revolt by GOP women, others

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 03:10am EST

S&P settles with SEC, 2 states over misconduct charges

Standard & Poor's settles with US government, 2 states over ratings on mortgage bonds

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 01:50am EST

US, Cuba spar over migration policy at historic Havana talks

Coast Guard steps up patrols off Florida as US, Cuba spar over migration policy in Havana

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 01:28am EST

Navy officer fired, probe involves affair, suspicious death

The Navy captain in charge of the naval station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired and is being investigated in connection with an alleged affair with a woman on the base and the recent death of her husband, U.S. officials said Wednesday.

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 12:28am EST

Michelle Obama accompanying Obama to India

White House says Michelle Obama will accompany Obama on trip to India later this week

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 11:00pm EST

Congress: Ventilation drew smoke into stricken subway train

Members of Congress: Smoke was drawn into stricken DC subway train during fatal accident

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 10:24pm EST

Scalia could be surprise vote in Supreme Court housing case

Questions from Scalia give White House hope in Supreme Court housing discrimination cases

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 10:00pm EST

Abortion foes push new bills in Congress and the states

Buoyed by election results, abortion foes push new bills in Congress and the states

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 09:52pm EST

Reid to undergo eye surgery next week

Senate Democratic Leader Reid to undergo eye surgery next week after exercise accident

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 09:28pm EST

Obama taps longtime aide to replace Podesta in senior role

President Barack Obama has chosen Brian Deese, a veteran White House aide and a deputy director in his budget office, to replace John Podesta as a senior adviser and presidential whisperer, White House officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 09:10pm EST

State of the Union television ratings drop to 15-year low

Television ratings for Obama's State of the Union address drop to 15-year low

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 07:40pm EST
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