| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:46 PM
For four years, Republicans in Congress have been accused of obstructing President Barack Obama's agenda. Now, with the House and Senate under their control, GOP leaders are ready to turn the tables.
Over the next few months, congressional leaders...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 5:17 AM
Five years ago, President Barack Obama signed a law that will be a significant part of his presidential legacy: the Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on a case that will largely determine if that law is remembered...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 5:50 PM
House Republicans warned that tough new regulations for online traffic, expected to be adopted Thursday, risk years of legal uncertainty and argued that the GOP's more restrained legislation was the best way to protect the Internet.
Rep. Joe L. Barton...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:28 PM
The Republican-controlled Congress cleared a bill Wednesday to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, setting up a confrontation with President Barack Obama, who has threatened to veto the measure.
The House passed the bill on a 270-152 vote,...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:39 PM
Alarmed by the vast breach of consumer privacy, federal and state officials have launched investigations into the cyberattack at insurance giant Anthem Inc. that involved up to 80 million Americans.
State insurance commissioners announced plans Friday...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 10:16 AM
Numerous government investigations are underway into the data breach involving 80 million Americans at insurance giant Anthem Inc.
Friday, officials from Anthem are meeting with staff members of a key congressional committee involved in cybersecurity....
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
This month, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels sounded an alarm about the difficulty young science researchers have in obtaining the grant funding that they need to launch their careers. In an article in Proceedings of the National...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:35 PM
The heads of leading cable TV and wireless industry trade groups on Wednesday expressed enthusiasm for Republican legislation setting new Internet traffic rules because it would avoid the legal battles they said were coming if the Federal Communications...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:25 AM
Three key congressional Republicans on Friday called on the head of the Federal Communications Commission to release the exact language of his proposed net neutrality regulations publicly before the agency votes on them next month.
In a letter to FCC...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:13 PM
Two leading Republicans, seeking to head off the nation's top telecom regulator, proposed legislation that would set the rules of the road for Internet traffic.
Sen. John Thune and Rep. Fred Upton said Friday that they wanted to ensure that broadband...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Two leading congressional Republicans on Friday unveiled legislation to protect so-called net neutrality by prohibiting Internet service providers from charging companies for faster delivery of their content.
The bill, which would apply to wired and...