By Washington Examiner | 07/19/14 12:20 PM
Many liberals have an almost-religious faith in the ability of campaign finance laws to clean up politics. In the real world, however, political money always finds the loopholes.
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 04:30 PM
The Highway Trust Fund is broken. Slated to run out of money by Aug. 1, the fund has relied on an 18.4-cent per gallon gasoline tax last raised in 1993.
07/17/14 06:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and do more to help crash victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ignition switches. Thursday's grilling was GM's fourth appearance before Congress,...
By Zack Colman | 07/17/14 02:47 PM
Lisa Murkowski's name is etched in a slab of sidewalk just blocks from the Capitol.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/17/14 04:56 PM
Sen. Orrin Hatch isn't playing along with Jack Lew's exhortation for "economic patriotism."
07/17/14 04:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Thursday to extend a program that helped stabilize jittery insurance markets in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The program is designed to cushion the financial blow to insurance companies in the event of another massive attack. It is...
07/17/14 05:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel will pose questions to a new set of key players Thursday as it delves deeper into General Motors' delayed recall of millions of small cars. GM CEO Mary Barra will certainly be asked about how she's changing a corporate culture that allowed a defect with ignition...
By David M. Drucker | 07/16/14 05:30 PM
The House could vote on legislation to address the border crisis as early as next week, although prospects for bipartisan agreement in a divided Congress remained murky.
By Zack Colman | 07/16/14 05:21 PM
Democratic Sen. Mark Udall announced his opposition Wednesday to statewide ballot initiatives being bankrolled by Rep. Jared Polis that would impose restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
By Mark Flatten | 07/16/14 04:09 PM
Even the VA cannot trust its own numbers on delivering health care and processing disability claims, the acting secretary of the agency said as he asked for $17.6 billion in new funding Wednesday.
By Steve Doty | 07/16/14 01:27 PM
Acting Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson said Wednesday the VA has lost the trust of both United States veterans and the American public.
07/16/14 07:15 AM
FORT RUCKER, Ala. (AP) — The Army has lost an initial Senate skirmish over a hotly disputed plan to take Apache attack helicopters away from National Guard units in a budget-cutting move that has infuriated governors and state military leaders. The proposal, which would transfer dozens of the...
By Zack Colman | 07/15/14 05:08 PM
The arrangement assuages concerns among Republicans and some Democrats that Obama pick Norman Bay, who led the FERC's enforcement office but has never been a commissioner, lacked experience to head the body.
By Washington Examiner | 07/15/14 03:14 PM
Give President Obama a break -- he may be doing slightly less harm than his Democratic allies on Capitol Hill.
By Rebecca Berg | 07/15/14 04:09 PM
There are suitors who would woo with a steak dinner on a yacht, or those who would whip up pasta at home. In politics, likewise, some candidates appeal to voters with monumental gestures, while others opt for a lighter touch.
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