10:47 pm, December 19, 2014

Government News

Senate OKs Rasmussen for counterterrorism post

Senate confirms Rasmussen to counterterrorism post

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 10:00pm EST

Michigan divides up $75 million in blight funding

Michigan divides up $75 million in federal funding to fight blight in 12 Michigan cities

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 09:54pm EST

Keystone pipeline to top Senate agenda next year

GOP leader McConnell says approving Keystone pipeline will be at top of Senate agenda in 2015

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 09:42pm EST

Bill permits waiver of preconditions on Egypt aid

Spending bill lets preconditions on aid to Egypt to be waived for national security interests

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 09:40pm EST

Senate OKs Obama's choice for No. 2 diplomat

Senate OKs Obama's choice to be America's No. 2 diplomat

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 09:20pm EST

Without passports, actor Quaid and wife grounded

Actor Randy Quaid and wife sue the State Department over revocation of their passports

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 09:00pm EST

Ex-staffer for congressman alleges harassment

Former staffer for Texas congressman sues office, alleges sexual harassment

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 08:30pm EST

Islamic State recruits broadly, not just fighters

Islamic State recruits broadly, seeking wives and professionals as well as fighters

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 07:48pm EST

Senate confirms Obama immigration nominee

Senate, over GOP objection, confirms Obama nominee to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 07:00pm EST

Biden marks start of Hanukkah at national menorah

VP Biden marks start of Hanukkah as national menorah lit outside White House

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 06:54pm EST

Defense, tourism among winners in spending bill

Defense, tourism industries among winners in massive, $1.1 trillion spending bill

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 06:40pm EST

Surge in health law sign-ups

Health law sign-ups near 2.5M as consumers respond to deadline for Jan. 1 coverage

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 06:20pm EST

US judge says Obama immigration action invalid

US judge in Pittsburgh says Obama's executive action on immigration 'unconstitutional'

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 06:10pm EST

Obama condemns deadly attack on Pakistani school

Obama condemns 'heinous' terrorist shooting attack on Pakistani school that killed children

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 06:04pm EST

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,213

At least 2,213 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:40pm EST

Marijuana fight riskier for Congress in states

Congress blocks DC marijuana legalization initiative but has less leverage with the states

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:37pm EST

Court overturns ex-Army medic's weapons conviction

Connecticut Supreme Court overturns ex-Army medic's weapon convictions, cites 2nd Amendment

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:30pm EST

Metro-North gets record fine in retaliation case

Labor Department orders Metro-North Railroad to pay record fine over worker retaliation case

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 05:21pm EST

Officials release 3 eagles at Michigan power plant

Wildlife officials release 3 eagles into the wild from the grounds of a Michigan power plant

Tuesday - 12/16/2014, 03:08pm EST
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