WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s an issue lawmakers may not want to have to explain at town hall meetings back home: An attempt to fix a problem with the new health care law has created a […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has tossed back in the lap of Congress a prickly political question involving health insurance for staffers and lawmakers themselves. Proposed regulations issued Wednesday say lawmakers’ offices should individually […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Under a forthcoming fix from the Obama administration, American taxpayers will continue paying for most of the health benefit costs for members of Congress and their aides who are being marshaled into […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is ready for a showdown on President Barack Obama’s pick to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in a battle that carries echoes of this year’s gun […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators want to do away with the agreements that pharmaceutical companies make with one another to keep lower-priced generic copies of brand-name drugs off the market. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Already reeling from a pair of scandals, the Internal Revenue Service is drawing new criticism over plans to hand out millions of dollars in employee bonuses. The Obama administration has ordered agencies […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators weighing amendments to a sweeping immigration bill have agreed to boost security provisions around student visas. Lawmakers said they were taking the step in response to the Boston Marathon bombings. A […]
BOSTON (AP) — A mortuary familiar with Muslim services will handle funeral arrangements for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who died in a gunbattle with police after an intense manhunt, a funeral director said […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping immigration legislation would help authorities to know who is in the country, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday, as supporters of a system overhaul marshaled arguments against opponents.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tempers flared at a Senate hearing on immigration legislation Monday as a Republican senator objected to a Democrat’s criticism of attempts by some to link the Boston Marathon bombings to the immigration bill.