- Obama has lunch with Native American youth
Miami Herald, Friday - 11/21/2014 - 12:47 AM
Hours before addressing the nation on immigration, President Barack Obama left the White House for lunch. …
- Congress can't 'de-fund' Obama on immigration
Miami Herald, Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 12:20 PM
A senior House Republican says that it's impossible to block President Barack Obama's upcoming moves on immigration in a spending bill. …
- Panel predicts China will keep confronting US
Associated Press, Thursday - 11/20/2014 - 09:35 AM
Tensions between the U. S. and China have deepened during the rule of China's president, Xi Jinping, and the risk of an inadvertent military clash in the Asia-Pacific is growing, a congressional advisory panel said Thursday.
- Vet's mom to Congress: Boost suicide prevention
FOXNews, Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 01:02 PM
The mother of a Marine Corps veteran who killed himself in 2011 is urging Congress to bolster mental health service for veterans to slow a suicide epidemic that takes the lives of an estimated 22 veterans every day.
- Secret Service chief: Morale suffering at agency
Associated Press, Wednesday - 11/19/2014 - 11:17 AM
The acting director of the Secret Service warned lawmakers Wednesday of "potentially dire consequences" from lowered morale and operational security at the agency. He vowed to do better.
- Senate Democrats reject bill to build oil pipeline
Associated Press, Tuesday - 11/18/2014 - 06:27 PM
The Democrat-controlled Senate has defeated a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
- White House threatens to veto EPA related bills
Associated Press, Monday - 11/17/2014 - 08:09 PM
The White House is issuing veto threats against House Republican legislation that places new reporting requirements on the Environmental Protection Agency. The White House says the measures could delay or prevent environmental decisions.
- Christie calls on House GOP to compromise
Associated Press, Monday - 11/17/2014 - 03:30 PM
Making a rare Capitol Hill appearance, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday encouraged the GOP's newest members of Congress to embrace compromise and common ground as they shift to a governing role following their party's midterm rout.
- Obama: Troop deployments depend on circumstances
Associated Press, Sunday - 11/16/2014 - 02:14 AM
President Barack Obama reiterated his desire not to send U. S. combat troops to fight Islamic State fighters, but said there are always circumstances where the U. S. might need to deploy ground troops.
- Walker ousts Parnell in Alaska gubernatorial race
Associated Press, Friday - 11/14/2014 - 10:20 PM
Independent candidate Bill Walker has won the Alaska governor's race, following an aggressive challenge to Republican Gov. Sean Parnell that included joining campaigns with a Democratic rival.
- Americans' Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy Program
Huffington Post, Thursday - 11/13/2014 - 05:36 PM
The Justice Department is scooping up data from thousands of cellphones through fake communications towers deployed on airplanes, a high-tech hunt for criminal suspects that is snagging a large number of innocent Americans, according to people familiar with the operations.
- US confirms climate agency websites hacked
Free Republic, Wednesday - 11/12/2014 - 06:24 PM
A U. S. Congressman says hackers from China were able to breach computer systems operated by the federal agency that oversees the National Weather Service and other climate-related programs. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency spokesman Scott Smullen confirmed in a statement Wednesday that four websites were compromised by an Internet-sourced attack, forcing the NOAA to perform unscheduled maintenance in recent weeks.