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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer food safety inspections and an increased risk to consumers will result from the lack of a new 2013 budget from Congress and the upcoming across-the-board spending cuts, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most potent weapon in fighting discrimination at the ballot box comes before the Supreme Court in a case that weighs the nation’s enormous progress in civil rights against the need to continue to protect minority voters.
Sequestration Frustration This morning Penny Griego and Phil Hulett spoke with CNN’s Chief National Correspondent this morning about what, if anything Congress and the White House are doing to avoid automatic spending cuts as part […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling the nation’s governors that “at some point we’ve got to do some governing,” rather than “careening from manufactured crisis to manufactured crisis.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Interior Department says automatic spending cuts set to take effect next month could lead to reduced hours and services at national parks, wildlife refuges and other public lands.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Warning that American companies are the target of an intensive cyber espionage campaign, top security officials on Wednesday said they are struggling to defend the nation from attacks on its private computer networks.
(AP) – The text of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, released by the White House as prepared for delivery: “Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run around an unaccommodating Congress.
RIVERDALE, Utah (AP) — Hours after President Barack Obama called on Congress to ban military-style assault weapons, one man’s protest raised some eyebrows at a Utah store.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama’s campaign organization is still active — and it could be used to help Obama fight for approval of his gun-control initiatives.