By Steve Doty | 07/23/14 12:55 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner said Wednesday morning President Obama is essentially asking for a blank check to fix the ongoing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, and that's something House Republicans aren't willing to give the White House.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/22/14 10:58 AM
Consumer inflation held steady at 2.1 percent yearly in June, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Tuesday morning.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14 10:26 PM
With just days left for Congress to legislate before adjourning for the summer, House and Senate leaders remain at odds over major border legislation and a bill to overhaul the troubled Veterans Affairs department.
By Associated Press | 07/20/14 01:51 PM
Douglas County is not obligated to contribute the same amount to retiree health plans as it does for active employees, the Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled.
By Associated Press | 07/20/14 01:55 PM
Since 2011, Pennsylvania Democrats have pointed to the budget-balancing cuts in education aid that GOP Gov. Tom Corbett signed six months into office. And there's evidence voters are listening: A recent independent voter poll found that the single biggest factor behind voter disapproval of...
By Associated Press | 07/20/14 01:59 PM
On its current trajectory, Minnesota's next two-year state budget will top the $40 billion mark. The Republicans seeking to defeat Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton say they would slam the brakes on spending if they're put in charge.
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.
By Brian Hughes | 07/17/14 03:59 PM
Transportation funding relies on data, but White House's recent rating of "poor"-condition roads in D.C. shows the numbers are all over the lot.
By Philip Klein | 07/17/14 05:04 PM
It's no longer popular in Washington these days to discuss the nation's long-term debt problem, but a report released on Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office provided a stark reminder that a looming crisis is approaching, and the longer the nation waits to address it, the more difficult it...
By Lisa Ruhl | 07/17/14 04:24 PM
President Obama traveled to Delaware on Thursday to announce a new infrastructure initiative aimed at partnering the private and public sectors.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/16/14 04:44 PM
Department of Defense officials are giving two cargo planes worth more than $100 million to Afghanistan's air force, even though they may not be needed.
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.
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