By Mark Tapscott | 08/08/14 08:32 AM
A scandal erupts. Congressional hearings are held. Documents are requested and withheld. Subpoenas are issued. Contempt charges threatened. A few documents dribble out. Then come the admissions that, oh by the way, emails required by multiple federal laws to be preserved have either been...
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/07/14 06:18 PM
With the Ebola outbreak in West Africa dominating headlines in recent weeks, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs convened an emergency meeting Thursday during their summer recess to figure out how the U.S. can help to contain the spread of the disease -- and if an experimental drug is the answer.
By Sean Lengell | 08/07/14 03:32 PM
The Transportation Department on Thursday announced almost $334 million in emergency funds to help 21 states repair roads and bridges damaged by storms, floods and other unexpected emergencies.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/07/14 01:40 PM
President Obama signed a bill Thursday aimed at overhauling the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system, announcing that officials had cut the backlog of veterans waiting for care by half.
08/06/14 09:42 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The push for federal patent reform may have slowed, but it has not died. Some federal lawmakers continue to call for legislation to fix what they have deemed a broken patent system, despite a failed attempt to do so this spring. Hatch Just last week, U.S....
By Susan Crabtree | 08/07/14 07:58 AM
Senate Democrats say the White House has pledged to work with them in "good faith" to resolve their differences over redactions to their torture report, but they're still furious that President Obama allowed the CIA, instead of the White House, to take the lead in censoring it.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/06/14 07:49 PM
Some of the attack lines Sen. Kay Hagan is hearing this fall may sound familiar. She used them herself against her opponent six years ago.
By Ed Sykes | 08/06/14 04:01 PM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx thinks lawmakers can come together this fall to find a long term highway funding solution, but others aren't so optimistic.
By Sean Lengell | 08/06/14 03:08 PM
The D.C. Elections Board voted unanimously Wednesday to add an initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot that would allow people 21 and older to possess and use of up to two ounces of cannabis and to grow up to six marijuana plants at home.
By Steve Doty | 08/06/14 01:20 PM
Despite record low approval ratings for Congress, incumbents across the country are winning their primary battles.
By Becket Adams | 08/05/14 07:13 PM
Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., is not backing away from his earlier claim that the Democratic Party is waging a “war on whites,” accusing his opponents on Tuesday of intentionally stoking racial tensions in the U.S. Brooks told NewsmaxTV's Steve Malzberg on Tuesday that the Democratic Party is...
By Susan Crabtree | 08/05/14 05:51 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein says she has put off the release of the report until further notice because redactions by intelligence officials are obscuring the report's findings.
By Sean Lengell | 08/05/14 05:45 PM
Arkansas and Kentucky have had the biggest reductions of uninsured adults since the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans have health insurance took effect in January, a new poll shows.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/05/14 04:24 PM
In a matter of minutes, Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a pair of House bills that would have provided nearly $700 million to deal with the surge of immigrants on the southern border and blocked President Obama from expanding an anti-deportation program.
By Becket Adams | 08/05/14 12:44 PM
"There were a lot of other crises that the President was focused on at that point," press secretary Josh Earnest says.
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