By David M. Drucker and Susan Ferrechio | 10/30/13 06:33 AM
A little more than six months ago, Congressional lawmakers were talking about striking a "grand bargain" that would resolve the differences Republicans and Democrats have on spending, taxes and entitlement reform.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/29/13 03:48 PM
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Tuesday that leaks of classified information and phone tapping of European leaders has been an embarrassment — and evidence that the existing policies need to be reviewed by Congress.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/29/13 01:14 PM
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin backed off an earlier claim that a top Republican lawmaker once told President Obama in a private meeting,"I cannot even stand to look at you." Durbin, D-Ill., removed the claim from his Facebook page after White House officials took the blame for spreading...
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/29/13 11:41 AM
The National Park Service has a massive backlog of maintenance projects it cannot afford to address even as it continues to spend hundreds of millions of dollars acquiring thousands of additional acres of new park land that has drawn little interest from the public.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/27/13 01:27 PM
The top lawmaker on the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday defended the secret data collection tactics of the United States, including the phone tapping of foreign allies, suggesting Europeans are probably doing the same type of monitoring of President Obama. "They don't have necessarily...
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/27/13 01:22 PM
Kentucky's Democratic governor says Americans need to "chill out" and "take a deep breath" over the disastrous rollout of the new health care law. Gov. Steve Beshear said fixing the health care program "is going to take some time," but he believes it will eventually work. "These plans and...
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/27/13 01:12 PM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is not ruling out a run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. "It's too early" to announce a decision, Jindal said on "Fox News Sunday." "I don't know." Jindal, 42, has at times been seen as a rising star within the GOP and is currently serving as...
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/24/13 05:58 PM
A growing group of lawmakers want to question government contractors involved in the costly and troubled rollout of the new health care law.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/24/13 07:05 AM
The White House is under pressure from vulnerable Democratic lawmakers to delay the Obamacare deadline for people to sign up for health insurance. The Obama administration has no immediate plans to extend the deadline, contrary to some news reports, according to Democratic sources.
By Susan Ferrechio | 10/23/13 04:53 PM
Top House Republican leaders -- backed by the White House -- are refuting a claim by Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., that a high-level GOP lawmaker told President Obama in a recent private meeting, "I cannot even stand to look at you." The incident, according to a message Durbin...
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