6:43 pm, March 1, 2015

Government News

Lawmaker facing expenses questions hires lawyers, PR experts

Lawmaker facing questions over travel expenses hires lawyers, public relations experts

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 10:26am EST

Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

Defying Republicans in Congress, Obama vetoes bill forcing approval of Keystone XL pipeline

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 08:02am EST

Yellen navigates tricky path on interest rates

When will the Fed raise interest rates? It's complicated, Yellen says

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 07:26am EST

Asian stocks mostly up, cheered by US Fed chair remarks

Asian stocks mostly up, cheered by US Fed remarks on being patient on higher interest rates

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 05:02am EST

Obama nominates 1st US ambassador to Somalia since 1991

Obama nominates 1st US ambassador to Somalia since 1991, hopes to reopen Mogadishu embassy

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 04:30am EST

House, Senate GOP looking at food stamp overhaul

House, Senate GOP looking at food stamp overhaul after unsuccessful 2013 effort

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 04:30am EST

Clinton says she would push for inclusive problem-solving

Clinton says she would encourage a 'purple space' of inclusive problem-solving if she runs

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 03:40am EST

Netanyahu turns down invite to meet with Senate Democrats

Netanyahu turns down invitation to meet with Senate Democrats during Washington trip

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 03:36am EST

Kerry defends Iran negotiations before Congress

Kerry rejects criticism of Iran talks, tells Congress Iran will not get a nuclear bomb

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 03:30am EST

5 things to know about state efforts to predict future crime

5 things to know about states' use of risk assessment surveys to help predict future crimes

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 03:23am EST

In a bind, Republicans offer vote on Homeland Security bill

With partial shutdown looming, Republicans offer to vote on Homeland Security funding

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 03:22am EST

Villaraigosa's decision gives Harris edge in US Senate race

Former Los Angeles mayor's decision to skip US Senate run favors attorney general's bid

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 02:29am EST

Train car design reduced impact in Southern California crash

Southern California commuter train network invested in car design that reduces crash impact

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 01:06am EST

Former Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa opts out of Senate bid

Former Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa declines to run for Senate; Harris now heavy favorite

Wednesday - 02/25/2015, 12:05am EST

W.Va. man pleads guilty to threatening US Sen. Manchin

West Virginia man admits threatening to kill US Sen. Joe Manchin; sentencing in May

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 10:48pm EST

US announces reward for accused prolific computer hacker

US announces $3 million reward for accused prolific cyber criminal believed to be in Russia

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 09:40pm EST

TN Rep. Cohen to skip Netanyahu speech to Congress

TN Rep. Cohen latest to skip 'high theater' of Netanyahu speech to Congress, slams Boehner

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 09:40pm EST

Obama, lawmakers push for criminal justice reform

In bipartisan meeting with lawmakers, Obama seeks to rally support for criminal justice reform

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 09:00pm EST

Treasury issues reprieve for health law tax errors

Treasury says taxpayers won't have to refile returns affected by health law errors

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 08:49pm EST

Meaning of 4 words at center of high court health law fight

Supreme Court fight over health insurance subsidies focused on meaning of 4 words

Tuesday - 02/24/2015, 08:48pm EST
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