| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:01 AM
WASHINGTON --Frustrated by ongoing problems with VA construction projects, a pair of U.S. lawmakers today revived efforts to pass legislation that would bring more oversight to these efforts, including a long-delayed VA hospital in Central Florida....
| Dec 14, 2013
| 7:22 PM
WASHINGTON — After a year that produced limited results, at best, for their cause, advocates of new gun-safety laws are recalibrating strategy, hoping to find more success at the ballot box and upset the conventional wisdom that opponents of gun...
| Oct 7, 2013
The shutdown is stinging military communities in other ways, and the hurt is enhanced by the tough budget choices Defense officials must make entering a second year of sequestration.
Temporary closing of 175 stateside commissaries.
By Tom Philpott...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 11:40 AM
As it wages a state-by-state battle to limit the reach of the nation's healthcare law, the conservative group Americans for Prosperity is launching a $2-million ad buy to hold congressional lawmakers “accountable” for their votes on Obamacare....
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:16 AM
DENVER (AP) — The ad seems like an artifact from an earlier political era — a grainy mug shot of a convicted murderer, flashing police lights, a recording of a panicked 911 call and then a question about Colorado's Democratic governor, up...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:54 PM
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster has introduced legislation he said would stop the wasteful mismanagement of funds while securing work for Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg.
Shuster, R-Pa., opposes continued development funding of the Medium Extended Air...
| Mar 9, 2013
Gun control: In the March 6 Section A, an article about the gun control debate in Colorado misstated Republican Rep. Mike Coffman's position on immigration reform by saying he had endorsed a path to citizenship for undocumented residents. While Coffman...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 2:42 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans took to the phone lines and the Internet on Friday after President Barack Obama urged them again to call lawmakers and weigh in on a war over raising the U.S. debt limit that has sharply divided Congress.
Obama was making...