By Susan Ferrechio | 09/18/14 07:15 PM
The Senate on Thursday passed a government funding measure that includes a provision authorizing President Obama to equip and train moderate Syrian rebels to fight Islamic terrorists in the Middle East.
09/18/14 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved an election-year package of legislation to cut taxes, reduce regulations and boost energy production, including approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The measures adopted Thursday had already been passed by the Republican-controlled House as separate...
By Ashe Schow | 09/18/14 06:00 PM
Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., has become a liability to her own party due to a string of gaffes, including one recently in Wisconsin that caused Democrats such a headache that she may no longer be welcome to campaign for the gubernatorial race in the...
By Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 05:43 PM
Home Depot said "criminals used unique, custom-built malware to evade detection" and steal customers' information between April and September.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/18/14 04:12 PM
House lawmakers are expected to wrap up business Thursday and not return until the "lame duck" session after the Nov. 4 election.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 04:10 PM
In an abbreviated replay of past Republican pre-election agendas, House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday laid out a plan for the GOP to boost economic growth with a combination of old-school conservative policies such as reforming taxes and cutting spending as well as newer priorities.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 03:09 PM
A new bipartisan proposal would require think tank scholars to reveal their monetary connections to foreign governments.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 03:03 PM
The test of cameras will be worn beginning Oct. 1 to improve accountability and transparency at Customs and Border Protection, Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske said Thursday. The National Border Patrol Council is expected to oppose the plan.
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 02:32 PM
"Gov. Walker's violations send the wrong message to anyone trying follow the rules and come home safe at the end of the day," said local union president Jeff Kaminiski.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:24 PM
The White House declined to comment directly on reports of a terrorist threat to U.S. airlines from another band of extremists in Syria called Khorasan, saying that the intelligence community remains "vigilant" about all threats from Syria.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/18/14 02:18 PM
The Pentagon has asked Congress to shift $1 billion from the Army's budget to pay for President Obama's dispatch of 3,000 troops to west Africa to help limit the spread of the Ebola virus.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/18/14 02:01 PM
"This is a significant contribution to the efforts of the growing international coalition, and we look forward to coordinating with our French partners in the days to come," said White House press secretary Josh Earnest.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/18/14 01:31 PM
A group of the most conservative House lawmakers said Thursday that Speaker John Boehner is no longer in danger of losing his gavel to GOP opposition thanks to a leadership shake-up that now includes more conservative input.
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 01:14 PM
Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a major trade deal the U.S. is negotiating with 12 Pacific Rim countries, to include an exception stating that tobacco products would not have the same legal protections as other trade items under the agreement.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/14 01:10 PM
Syria's Bashar Assad has violated last year's chemical weapons pact by using chlorine gas in the civil war raging in that country, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
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