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2:54 pm, December 18, 2014

Government News

A few big items are left for lame-duck Congress

Taxes, terrorism risk insurance among few big items left for lame-duck Congress

Monday - 12/15/2014, 08:20am EST

The $1.1T bill: School lunches, light bulbs, pot

Something for everyone to like or loathe in the $1.1T bill: school lunches, light bulbs, pot

Monday - 12/15/2014, 04:10am EST

Ex-CIA interrogation chief warns of betrayal

Ex-CIA interrogation chief: Senate report betrays agency, erodes trust in future admins

Monday - 12/15/2014, 04:10am EST

Congress OKs national park expansion for Delaware

Delaware poised to get 1st national park after bill clears both houses of Congress

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 11:30pm EST

Congress sends Obama $1.1 trillion spending bill

Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending bill, sends measure to Obama

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 06:20pm EST

Dems, GOP reach agreement for spending bill vote

Senate Dems, GOP reach agreement for spending bill vote

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 06:10pm EST

Soldiers from Arizona, New York killed in Afghanistan

Soldiers killed in Afghanistan following attack with explosive device on vehicle

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 05:09pm EST

Democrats push to confirm Obama nominees

A look at the Obama nominees hanging in the balance in the final days of lame-duck session

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 02:00pm EST

CIA lied about torture, Senate report suggests

CIA misrepresented key aspects of brutal interrogation program, according to Senate report

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 11:06am EST

Stopgap spending bill clears Senate, goes to Obama

Congress sends short-term spending bill to Obama; would avert feared federal shutdown

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 09:30am EST

Congress puts potatoes on menu for low-income moms

Congress puts white potatoes in the grocery cart for low-income moms on WIC

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 09:20am EST

Veteran Rep. John Dingell fractured hip in fall

John Dingell, longest-serving member of Congress, suffered fractured hip in recent fall

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 09:00am EST

Congress sends Obama $1.1 T spending bill

Senate gives final congressional passage to $1.1 trillion spending bill

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 02:46am EST

Senate Roll Call: $1.1 trillion spending bill

Senate Roll Call: Vote on $1.1 trillion spending bill

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 01:30am EST

Senate roll vote on $1.1 trillion spending bill

Senate Roll Vote: Vote on $1.1 trillion spending bill

Sunday - 12/14/2014, 01:30am EST

Long-term spending bill advances in Senate

Long-term spending bill clears procedural hurdle, heads toward passage

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 11:20pm EST

AP Source: Justice won't ask Risen about source

AP Source: Justice Department won't force NY Times reporter James Risen to divulge source

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 09:16pm EST

Scalia: Hard to rule out 'extreme measures'

Scalia: Hard to rule out 'extreme measures' in interrogations, if they could save lives

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 08:50pm EST

High-speed Internet on its way to more schools

High-speed Internet on its way to more schools, FCC plan hikes service fees to pay for it

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 08:08pm EST

Report: CIA medics aided, complained about tactics

CIA medical specialists aided, also complained about harsh interrogations, says Senate report

Saturday - 12/13/2014, 03:42pm EST
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