| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- A driver who appears to have tried to ram her car through security barriers near the White House was shot and killed by police outside the U.S. Capitol on Thursday afternoon, law enforcement officials said.
Two police officers, one from the...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:34 PM
WASHINGTON – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday will consider a newly drafted resolution to authorize military force against the Syrian government that specifically rules out any commitment of ground forces and would narrow the time...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:32 PM
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A Healthy You & Carol Alt This new...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Congressional action to avert a "fiscal cliff" of higher taxes and across-the-board federal budget cuts means that government agencies will avoid many dreaded spending reductions — at least for now.
But "now" is no more than two months. The future...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Lawmakers from Virginia pressed a House of Representatives panel Wednesday to forgo a requirement that a potential new FBI headquarters be located close to the Capital Beltway, a provision they said gives Maryland an unfair advantage as the two states...
| Mar 7, 2013
A bill that shelters a string of shipbuilding programs from budget cuts breezed through the House Wednesday as a Republican majority was joined by more than 50 Democrats.
The $982 billion bill would keep the government going through the end of the year,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Unpaid taxes: A report showing that current and retired federal employees owed more than $3.4 billion in income taxes in 2010 is fueling a drive on Capitol Hill to pass legislation that would fire, and prohibit the hiring of, tax delinquents....
| Dec 22, 2010
A flurry of legislative activity has brought an Armenian Genocide recognition resolution to the brink of a vote in Congress, but it may not be enough as lawmakers prepare to adjourn for the year and Turkey again lobbies strongly to quash the effort.
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:30 PM
The House on Thursday passed the GOP leadership's 2013 budget plan -- a measure that has no chance of passing the Democratic-controlled Senate but creates a clear contrast between the two parties on a number of critical tax and spending issues ahead of...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers issued a unified call Friday for tougher measures against Iran and Syria, warning that news of an alleged Iranian assassination plot in the United States is indicative of a political movement increasingly...