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 John Stossel | 07/16/14 11:32 AM
"Tea Party members don't think there's a federal role in transportation!" complained Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, last week, near the site of a $5.8 million highway project.
By Sean Higgins | 07/15/14 02:59 PM
On Monday, Detroit is expected to release the results of a vote by the state's retirees on an accepting a "grand bargain" bailout package from Michigan.
By Brian Hughes | 07/15/14 02:20 PM
The White House on Tuesday insisted that it was appropriate to place the blame solely on Republicans for Washington gridlock, even as the GOP moves ahead on a highway-funding bill backed by President Obama.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/15/14 10:44 AM
The outlook for the federal debt is still grim, the Congressional Budget Office reported Tuesday, and largely unchanged despite the roll-out of Obamacare and a budget deal since its last projection were issued.
By Brian Hughes | 07/14/14 06:25 PM
The White House signaled support late Monday for a short-term Republican fix to the Highway Trust Fund, backing a GOP bill slammed by Democratic leadership.
By Adam Geller | 07/14/14 08:19 AM
The numbers, posted daily on the Cook County sheriff's website, would be alarming at an urgent care clinic, let alone a jail: On a Wednesday, 36 percent of all new arrivals report having a mental illness. On a Friday, it's 54 percent.
By Mark Scolforo | 07/14/14 08:17 AM
The relationship between Gov. Tom Corbett and his fellow Republicans in the Legislature took a turn toward the dysfunctional this week as they traded insults about leadership following his decision to veto millions from the General Assembly's budget.
By Phillip Rawls | 07/14/14 08:15 AM
Gov. Robert Bentley's opposition to new state taxes during his first term could change in a second term.
By Brian Hughes | 07/14/14 07:46 AM
For the White House, it's infrastructure week. Even as House Republicans debate a lawsuit against President Obama for overstepping his executive authority and critics focus on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, Obama will instead put the spotlight on America's roads, bridges and railways....
By Kelly Cohen | 07/13/14 01:32 PM
A $353 million effort to help federal officials better manage public housing assistance instead "created further opportunity for fraud, waste, and abuse of taxpayer dollars," according to a government watchdog. Created in 2007, the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Public Housing...
By Steve Doty | 07/11/14 11:39 AM
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett released a new campaign ad trying to show Democratic challenger Tom Wolf as uninformed about budget and pension issues.
By Zack Colman | 07/10/14 11:32 AM
Congress' appropriations process is still broken.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 02:47 PM
Congressional lawmakers signaled Thursday that a $3.7 billion spending measure to cope with the immigrant surge at the border will include a provision allowing speedier deportations of thousands of minors.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/08/14 08:15 PM
President Obama is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to respond to the immigration crisis at the Texas border — nearly twice as much as early reports expected him to request.
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