9:49 am, April 1, 2015

Government News

House OKs bipartisan Medicare doctor bill; fate up to Senate

House OKs bipartisan bill halting Medicare doctors' fee cuts, shifting spotlight to Senate

Friday - 03/27/2015, 03:26am EDT

US sees opportunity in Iran's pullback in Iraq

Turning the tables on Tehran, US persuades Iraq to sideline Iranian-backed militias in Tikrit

Friday - 03/27/2015, 03:22am EDT

Senate pushes conservative budget toward approval

Senate pushes toward approval of conservative budget to erase red ink, cut trillions

Friday - 03/27/2015, 03:16am EDT

Lawmakers unhappy with new fracking rules

Republican, Democratic lawmakers voice concerns about new drilling rules

Friday - 03/27/2015, 02:34am EDT

US, Iran nuke talks enter critical round ahead of deadline

US, Iran nuclear talks enter critical phase with deadline for framework deal just days away

Friday - 03/27/2015, 02:34am EDT

How gov't aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans

Federal regulators announce proposed rules to protect low-income borrowers

Friday - 03/27/2015, 12:20am EDT

Watchdog report faults DEA handling of sex party allegations

Justice Department watchdog report faults DEA handling of sex-party allegations

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 11:50pm EDT

Obama praises payday lender rules, vows veto of limitations

Obama praises proposed payday lender rules; threatens to veto curbs on financial regulations

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 10:50pm EDT

US 'troubled' by Thai leader's threat to execute journalists

US 'troubled' by Thai leader's threat to execute journalists, hopes he didn't mean it

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 07:58pm EDT

US official guilty of covering for ex-worker who kept salary

US official guilty of theft, fraud for covering for worker who left job but kept getting paid

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 07:50pm EDT

Schock says he leaves Congress with sadness, humility

Resigning Rep. Schock says he leaves Congress with sadness, humility; pledges to make amends

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 07:00pm EDT

US drops graphic leaflet to possible Islamic State recruits

US military drops graphic leaflet near Syrian city to deter possible Islamic State recruits

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 06:48pm EDT

Mexico double-transplant patient eyes US humanitarian entry

Mexico man twice denied US visa for double-organ transplant seeks humanitarian entry

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 06:35pm EDT

House, Senate GOP budgets have differences and similarities

House, Senate GOP budgets have differences and similarities

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 05:50pm EDT

The nation's fastest growing metro areas

The 20 fastest growing metro areas in the United States in 2014

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 04:30pm EDT

Watchdog says senior Homeland official broke no laws

Watchdog says senior Homeland official broke no laws when doing favors for key Democrats

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 04:22pm EDT

Lawmakers urge more study of US tribal recognition changes

Lawmakers call on US Interior Department to slow down overhaul of tribal recognition rules

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 04:18pm EDT

Ex-aide of retiring Indiana senator running to replace him

Former aide, Indiana Republican chairman enters race to replace retiring Sen. Dan Coats

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 04:05pm EDT

Va. AG Herring launching effort aimed at predatory lending

Virginia AG Mark Herring launching effort aimed at combatting predatory lending

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 03:48pm EDT

Energy Dept revives vehicle loan program after criticism

After 4-year halt, Department of Energy revives vehicle loan program with loan to Alcoa

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 03:48pm EDT
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