11:41 pm, January 28, 2015

Government News

State Department reduces US Embassy personnel in Yemen

State Department reduces US Embassy personnel in Yemen amid rebellion

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 08:29pm EST

Reporters elected to congressional press panel

Reporters from AP, Washington Post, NJ Advance/Star-Ledger elected to press panel

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 08:10pm EST

After accident, Reid says Senate re-election bid is on track

Senate Democratic leader Reid, recovering from accident, says 2016 re-election bid on track

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 07:20pm EST

Obama highlights child care in GOP strongholds of Kansas

Obama pushed his child care proposal in GOP strongholds of Kansas

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 06:38pm EST

Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor, US senator, dies at 90

Wendell Ford, former governor and US senator known for fierce loyalty to Kentucky, dies at 90

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 06:10pm EST

Drone operator settles case with FAA for $1,100 fine

Drone operator who challenged the FAA's authority ban to commercial flights settles case

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 05:38pm EST

Boehner defies Obama on Iran sanctions, invites Netanyahu

Poke in the eye? Boehner rebuffs Obama on Iran sanctions, invites Israeli leader to Congress

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 05:38pm EST

Ex-Interior head: Land grab puts Utah at odds with industry

Ex-Interior head slams Utah land-control push, says it threatens industry behind popular show

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 05:34pm EST

Social Security extends hours at field offices

The Social Security Administration says a budget increase this year will allow it to keep field offices open an extra hour on most weekdays, starting in March.

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 05:30pm EST

Medicare adds star ratings for dialysis center comparison

Medicare adds online star ratings to help patients compare dialysis center quality information

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 05:30pm EST

US Sen. Warren to file bill targeting top drug companies

US Sen. Warren to file bill that would fund research by targeting pharmaceutical companies

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 05:20pm EST

AP sources: US not sending Gitmo detainees to Yemen

AP sources: US declines to send Gitmo detainees to Yemen, complicating Obama's goal of closure

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 05:02pm EST

Ex-postal worker says he 'got lazy,' failed to deliver mail

Former US Postal Service worker in Oregon admits he 'just got lazy,' failed to deliver mail

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 05:00pm EST

State of Indian Nations speech underlines US-tribe relations

State of Indian Nations: Leader calls on government to honor commitment to tribes, reform laws

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 04:39pm EST

Lew says Congress should turn efforts toward business taxes

Treasury secretary: Congress should focus on simplifying business taxes, not tax law overhaul

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 04:20pm EST

Hagel disputes Iraq leader's weapons, training complaints

Hagel disputes Iraq prime minister's weapons, training complaints; says remarks aren't helpful

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 03:50pm EST

House education panel head endorses annual student testing

House education committee chairman endorses annual federal testing of American schoolchildren

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 03:33pm EST

Government health care website quietly sharing personal data

Pregnant? A smoker? Govt health insurance website sharing personal data with private companies

Thursday - 01/22/2015, 03:22pm EST

Pelosi: Boehner invite to Netanyahu inappropriate

Pelosi says Boehner's invitation to Netanyahu is inappropriate, unhelpful to Iran talks

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