| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON The Eisenhower Memorial Commission, under fire from lawmakers and critics over a controversial design to honor the nation's 34th president, Dwight D. Eisenhower, decided Wednesday in an unusual email vote to proceed with a revised design by...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:46 PM
WASHINGTON - Seizing on news that Attorney General Eric Holder plans to step down, Republican lawmakers piled criticism on him over the Internal Revenue Service scandal, his handling of a gun-running probe known as "Fast and Furious," and a host of...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Congress returns Monday from its long summer break as the U.S. faces heightened terrorist threats abroad and unresolved policy issues at home.
But most lawmakers appear poised to handle only the most basic business of government before returning...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:11 PM
After two years of political warfare that turned even the word “Benghazi” into a partisan epithet, a special House committee held its first public hearing Wednesday with a surprise – a deliberate effort at being sober, even boring....
| Sep 13, 2014
| 6:59 PM
Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings saluted the NFL Players Association for voting to approve a revised NFL drug policy that includes human growth hormone testing.
The NFL Players Association Board of Representatives approved the latest proposal Friday...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 8:12 PM
After three years of haggling, the NFL and the NFL Players Assn. finally reached an agreement to test players for human growth hormone, a move widely regarded as a positive development in an otherwise harrowing start to the 2014 season.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:56 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top members of the House of Representatives Financial Services panel are threatening to subpoena the U.S. Export-Bank over the bank's refusal to make three employees available for questioning as Congress considers whether to renew...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday sought to downplay dueling court rulings over the validity of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, but Republicans on Capitol Hill seized on the latest news as another reason the federal health care...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 7:05 AM
WASHINGTON Lawmakers and government officials looking for a way to save the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service are considering a proposal that would make check cashing, small loans, prepaid cards and other financial services available at your local post...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:44 PM
An unknown hacker or hackers broke into a computer server supporting the HealthCare.gov website through which consumers enroll in Obamacare health insurance, a government cybersecurity team discovered last week, apparently uploading malicious files....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Updated 6:36 p.m. with response from Mica's primary opponent, David Smith of Winter Springs.
On the eve of Primary Election Day, U.S. Rep. John Mica is blasting the Obama administration for its intelligence gathering on the ISIS terrorist network...