Government - Nation

  • 13 GM traffic deaths are tied to a 57-cent part

    WASHINGTON – The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, members of Congress said Tuesday as they ...
    April 1, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Health care sign-ups surge – will they save Dems?

    WASHINGTON – Mocking his critics, President Barack Obama boasted Tuesday that 7.1 million people have signed up for his health care law, an unexpected ...
    April 1, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • BC-US--GOP Budget,4th Ld-Writethru

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan unveiled an updated Republican budget plan Tuesday that would slash $5.1 trillion in feder ...
    April 1, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Congress to pass aid Ukraine, sanction Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was near passage Tuesday of a bill to provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to cash-poor Ukraine and take punitive measures ...
    April 1, 2014 - 3:42 pm
  • Health law legacy eludes Obama as changes sink in

    WASHINGTON – As a roller-coaster sign-up season winds down, President Barack Obama’s health care law has indeed managed to change the country.
    March 30, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • House GOP pursues Benghazi 'stand down' probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican chairman is doggedly pursuing the question of whether military personnel were told to "stand down" during the 201 ...
    March 28, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Poll: Obama health law fails to gain support

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a late surge in sign-ups, support for President Barack Obama's health care law is languishing at its lowest level since pass ...
    March 28, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Obama makes fence-mending trip to Saudi Arabia

    ROME – President Barack Obama is making a fence-mending mission to Saudi Arabia, an important Middle East ally that's grown nervous as the U.S. negoti ...
    March 28, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Commanders fired in nuke missile cheating scandal

    WASHINGTON – The Air Force took the extraordinary step Thursday of firing nine midlevel nuclear commanders and announcing it will discipline dozens of ...
    March 27, 2014 - 7:06 pm
  • Obama: End collection of Americans' phone records

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress to end the government's bulk collection of people's phone records.
    March 27, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • Senate on track to pass Ukraine aid bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is on track to approve sanctions against Russia and aid for Ukraine after Democrats withdrew a provision that was blockin ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Obama: Russia miscalculated in Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama says Russia's leadership miscalculated if it thought the world wouldn't care about its actions in Ukraine. He s ...
    March 26, 2014 - 9:38 am
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