By Susan Crabtree | 09/30/14 02:25 PM
One after another, lawmakers expressed outrage and disbelief over the Sept. 19 breach, along with another incident involving the Secret Service's botched response to a shooter who fired off seven shots that hit the White House's upper residence in 2011.
By Becket Adams | 09/30/14 02:24 PM
Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., on Tuesday peppered Secret Service Director Julia Pierson with tough questions about her agency's reported mishandling of a 2011 gun attack on the White House that went unnoticed by agents for nearly four days.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/30/14 02:23 PM
By pure coincidence, the agent who tackled intruder Omar Gonzalez serves on the security detail for President Obama's daughters and was leaving for the night through the White House after seeing off the first family, sources told the Washington Post.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/30/14 02:17 PM
Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., said the legislation would require the Department of Education to conduct a study on the relationship between school start times and adolescent health and academic performance.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/30/14 02:11 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials can't assure that water resources are safe from the hazardous waste that emanates from sewage facilities, according to a government watchdog.
By Steve Doty | 09/30/14 01:55 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said would-be intruders at the Texas governor's mansion would be knocked 'dead down' by his security detail.
By Michael Barone | 09/30/14 01:48 PM
John Kerry, as a presidential candidate in 2004, referred to George W. Bush’s coalition as a —œtrumped-up, so-called coalition of the bribed, the coerced, the bought and the extorted.—�
By Steve Doty | 09/30/14 01:46 PM
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faced Congress on Tuesday morning to answer questions following a major security breach at the White House.
By Ashe Schow | 09/30/14 01:40 PM
But her own campaign previously highlighted the complaints as a potential vulnerability.
09/30/14 01:32 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan and the United States signed a security pact on Tuesday to allow U.S. forces to remain in the country past the end of year, ending a year of uncertainty over the fate of foreign troops supporting Afghans as they take over the fight against the Taliban...
By Sean Higgins | 09/30/14 01:28 PM
ExxonMobil is still a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council, a company spokesman said, refuting reports that the oil giant had dropped its long-standing support for the activist organization that promotes conservative policies at the state and local levels.
By Becket Adams | 09/30/14 01:24 PM
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is not only trailing in the polls -- with her Republican challenger, Rep. Bill Cassidy, taking a slim 48-45 lead -- but a majority of voters in the Pelican State now say they disapprove of the job she is doing in Congress.
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/30/14 01:21 PM
Conducted by AFL-CIO affiliate United Transportation Union, the poll focused primarily on whether or not voters in Iowa's 4th Congressional District want passenger rail.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/30/14 01:19 PM
NFL refs stupidly penalized Chiefs defensive back Husain Abdullah for dropping to the ground in prayer after he returned an interception for a touchdown.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/30/14 01:18 PM
As Republican candidates this year face intense criticism for past support for giving full constitutional rights to a fetus, activists are divided over whether to continue pushing the idea.
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