By Sean Lengell | 08/29/13 06:40 PM
Spending by the CIA has surged ahead of all other federal spy agencies, as its almost $15 billion budget for fiscal 2013 vastly exceeded outside estimates, according to new files released by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
By Sean Lengell | 08/29/13 05:25 PM
The Justice Department on Thursday said it won’t stop Colorado and Washington from implementing laws legalizing marijuana for recreational use, paving the way for states nationwide to enact pro-pot measures.
By Sean Lengell | 08/29/13 02:40 PM
Democrat Terry McAuliffe on Thursday accused his Republican rival of having ties with a “radical” fathers’ rights groups, while Ken Cuccinelli said his opponent was waging “war on Virginia’s poor” by supporting anti-coal industry policies.
By Sean Lengell | 08/28/13 01:10 PM
A senior Republican on the House Homeland Security and Intelligence committees on Wednesday defended President Obama’s legal right to attack Syria militarily without congressional approval, saying presidents throughout history have done so.
By Sean Lengell | 08/28/13 05:40 AM
U.S. Rep. John Lewis was only 23 when he helped plan the historic March on Washington 50 years ago. But the emotional — and sometimes physical — scars he suffered as a young civil rights leader in the early 1960s matured him beyond his years.
By Sean Lengell | 08/27/13 07:05 PM
Sen. John McCain warned Tuesday the violent civil conflict in Syria will spread to neighboring countries unless the United States quickly intervenes.
By Sean Lengell | 08/27/13 02:15 PM
While congressional pressure has increased for the U.S. military to intervene in the violent civil conflict in Syria, not everyone on Capitol Hill is calling for immediate action.
By Sean Lengell | 08/26/13 06:35 PM
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday invited Attorney General Eric Holder to testify at a hearing next month to discuss ways to resolve conflicts between state and federal marijuana laws.
By Sean Lengell | 08/26/13 05:30 PM
The rodeo clown who created a maelstrom of controversy for a mocking depiction of President Obama at the Missouri State Fair earlier this month said he has received five death threats for his controversial performance. “I’ve had somebody threaten to run me over. One of them wanted to burn...
By Sean Lengell | 08/26/13 02:55 PM
The State Department’s decision on the proposed Keystone XL transcontinental oil pipeline is in danger of being bumped to next year, as the agency’s internal watchdog says it needs more time to finish an ongoing investigation of the project.
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