By Rebecca Berg | 03/07/14 07:07 AM
Five years ago, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton drew flack for one wrong word.
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/07/14 06:56 AM
A group of GOP senators Thursday proposed a $10 billion plan to extend federal unemployment insurance benefits for five months without adding to the nation's deficit. Sens. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, are among the seven Republican co-sponsors of the plan, which would...
By Byron York | 03/06/14 09:40 PM
Chris Christie began his remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday with an anecdote that seemed to portend some tough talk for his fellow Republicans.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 07:02 PM
President Obama spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday about Moscow's military intervention in Ukraine and urged him to find a way to “resolve the situation diplomatically.” The two leaders spoke for an hour, their first conversation since Saturday, with neither side showing...
03/06/14 07:01 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Thursday blamed Gov. Jerry Brown for what he sees as California's decline over the past three decades, saying poverty and unemployment have climbed during the time that Brown was a member of the state's political...
03/06/14 05:56 PM
ARLINGTON, Va. (Legal Newsline) — U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill’s patent troll bill, introduced last week, could be even more devastating to the country’s patent system than those measures already introduced, one law professor says. Adam Mossoff, who teaches and writes in the areas of...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/06/14 05:50 PM
In an increasingly rare show of bipartisan accord, House Republicans and Democrats voted Thursday to authorize a $1 billion loan package for embattled Ukraine, where Russian forces have taken control of the Crimean peninsula. In a 385-23 vote, lawmakers approved legislation that would enable...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/06/14 05:35 PM
The Senate Thursday rejected a bill aimed at curbing military sexual assault by stripping military commanders of prosecutorial authority. The vote was 55-45, and fell short of the approval of 60 lawmakers needed to end debate on the legislation authored by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y....
By Susan Crabtree | 03/06/14 05:02 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said he personally has no regrets that President Obama's team poked fun at Mitt Romney for calling Russia America's No. 1 geopolitical foe during the 2012 election despite this week's Russian incursion into Ukraine. During Thursday's press briefing,...
03/06/14 05:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government regulators are taking too long to write new rail safety regulations in light of recent fiery oil train accidents and a deadly commuter train derailment, senators complained Thursday. Railroads are also taking too long to implement safety improvements Congress...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/06/14 03:25 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has not always counted among his fans and supporters the conservative Republicans who attend the Conservative Political Action Conference each year.
By Susan Crabtree | 03/06/14 03:24 PM
The White House is declining to say whether it plans to impose sanctions directly on Russian President Vladimir Putin if he does not back down and pull troops out of Ukraine's Crimea region.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday said it was “inappropriate” for House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., to abruptly end a hearing, preventing Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., from speaking.
By Brian Hughes | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
The White House, on the defensive over the latest Obamacare delay, deflected criticism Thursday about President Obama's unilateral actions and accused Republicans of providing no serious alternative to the Affordable Care Act. “You know they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- they...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 01:48 PM
President Obama on Thursday delivered a stern warning to Russia and said allowing the Crimean region to hold a referendum on leaving Ukraine would be a violation of international law. “The proposed referendum on the future of Crimea would violate the Ukrainian constitution and violate...
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