By Susan Crabtree | 10/16/13 10:42 PM
The Senate-forged deal to reopen the government and avert a default on the nation's debts contains two unrelated provisions providing nearly $3 billion for a dam in Kentucky, as well as up to $450 million for roads in Colorado. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Senate Minority...
By Susan Crabtree | 10/16/13 09:46 PM
The director of the National Security Agency is expected to depart in April, giving President Obama a chance to retool the intelligence agency after revelations it engaged in widespread surveillance of U.S. citizens, key senators confirmed Wednesday.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/16/13 07:07 PM
An Obamacare fix that labor unions sought didn't make it into a final deal to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling, and Senate Republicans and Democrats are in a dispute over whether it was ever part of the agreement.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/16/13 04:22 PM
The White House on Wednesday sounded an optimistic note after this week's first round of nuclear talks with Iran, but cautioned against expecting an immediate “breakthrough.”
By Susan Crabtree | 10/15/13 06:37 PM
House Republicans' latest proposal to raise the debt limit and end the shutdown could open the door to another pre-Christmas budget fight over Obamacare’s contraception mandate.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/15/13 01:59 PM
If House Republicans get their way in budget talks, White House spokesman Jay Carney may be forced to make good on his pledge to sign up for Obamacare if his private insurance plan is dropped.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/15/13 08:45 AM
Lawmakers are pressing President Obama to maintain tough sanctions against Iran as talks on Tehran's nuclear program begin Tuesday in Geneva.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/15/13 07:53 AM
Divisions among conservative Republicans may leave the GOP unable to block Democrats from including an Obamacare fix that labor unions have demanded in a deal to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling.
By Susan Crabtree | 10/14/13 05:43 PM
Senate Democrats and the White House insisted they would not negotiate with Republicans on broader budget issues until after the government is reopened and the debt ceiling raised. But Democrats have opened the door to possible concessions on fiscal matters and Obamacare as senators work to...
By Susan Crabtree | 10/14/13 05:10 PM
The Obama administration Monday on transferred an alleged top al Qaeda figure captured by U.S. special forces to New York to face charges in federal court. The move is likely to revive debate about whether suspected terrorists should be tried in civilian or military courts. Abu Anas al-Libi,...
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