By Charlie Spiering | 11/20/13 10:27 AM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says although some Democrats may be voting politically to distance themselves from Obamacare, they were still supporting the law and working in their districts to implement it.
11/20/13 10:03 AM
The Chinese government wages “a large-scale cyber espionage campaign” and “has successfully targeted the networks of U.S. government and private organizations,” the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission concludes in its annual report to Congress.
By Paul Bedard | 11/20/13 09:52 AM
A remarkable 18 states cut taxes this year, with 24 percent of the cuts coming in personal income taxes as governors and state legislatures moved to jumpstart their economies and get around Washington's gridlock, according to a new report card on the nation's legislative action. The bulk of...
11/20/13 09:16 AM
A congressional advisory panel sounded a warning Wednesday about China's military buildup, predicting Beijing could possess the largest fleet of modern submarine and combatant ships in the western Pacific by 2020.
By Eric Turner | 11/20/13 08:09 AM
Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and was sentenced to a year's probation. The first-term Republican entered the plea Wednesday, acknowledging that he purchased 3.5 grams of cocaine from an undercover agent.
11/20/13 04:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Efforts to delay implementation of changes in the federal flood insurance program have run into roadblocks on both sides of Capitol Hill. The leaders of the House Financial Services Committee say they are standing behind last year's bipartisan legislation to put the flood...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/19/13 09:54 PM
The House Oversight and Reform Committee is demanding answers from the director of the Census Bureau after a news outlet reported that Census employees may have fabricated data for a jobs report that showed a significant drop in unemployment under President Obama just a month from Election Day...
11/19/13 07:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators on Tuesday illustrated their paralysis over what to do with the Guantanamo Bay prison, voting down dueling bills to loosen and tighten restrictions on transferring detainees. The result fails to significantly advance President Barack Obama's long-standing goal of...
11/19/13 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that he's considering changing his chamber's rules to make it harder for minority Republicans to block President Barack Obama's nominations, a warning shot that suggested Democrats might soon use their power in the chamber to end...
11/19/13 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel plans to investigate allegations in a published report that workers in the Census Bureau fabricated data used to prepare monthly unemployment reports. The probe comes in response to a report Monday in the New York Post that says census data was manipulated in...
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