| Jun 24, 2014
| 12:07 PM
The House Republican leadership shakeup has revived a conservative-led push to terminate the nation's Export-Import Bank, testing the GOP's traditional alliance with business groups.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who lost his seat earlier...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:10 AM
Conservative Republicans think the immigration issue has turned to their benefit, removing even the slim prospects for any action this year. If they're right, it's only for the short term.
Vocal Republicans blame the Barack Obama administration for...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:36 AM
When Ethan Zohn became one of the earliest and most popular players ever to win CBS' "Survivor" in 2001, he couldn't have had any idea just how appropriate the title would be for him. But eight years later he was diagnosed with a rare form of Hodgkin...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Every big company tries to snag former Washington insiders for its lobbying team; the revolving door, after all, is what makes public service a stepping stone to personal wealth in the modern age.
But the cable giant Comcast has been especially...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The White House's surprise decision Wednesday to delay a review of deportations once again revived the immigration debate, shifting focus away from President Obama — who has increasingly come under fire from immigrant advocates as the "deporter in...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:54 AM
After weeks of being bombarded by some veterans groups and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle, Eric K. Shinseki bowed to the inevitable Friday and stepped down as secretary of Veterans Affairs, saying he wanted to avoid being a distraction...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:56 PM
A couple of weeks ago, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), killed a major piece of patent reform legislation, presumably for the year. The tech community is still shaking in dismay, and you should too.
The measure, known as the...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 11:20 AM
TEHRAN -- More than a third of Iran’s parliament has signed on to a bill ordering an acceleration of the country’s nuclear program if Congress follows through with new sanctions, lawmakers said.
In a gesture apparently intended as...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Thousands of Maryland bus and MARC train riders could pay more for their commute starting in January after Congress failed to renew an expiring tax credit that rewards mass transit use.
Current federal law allows bus and rail commuters to withhold up to...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 9:34 AM
TEHRAN — More than two-thirds of the Iranian parliament has signed on to a bill that would accelerate Iran’s nuclear program if Congress adopts new sanctions legislation, official news agencies said.
The bill would direct Iran’s...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 1:01 PM
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