| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:37 PM
President Obama insists neither he nor Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. knew federal ATF agents were permitting illegal gun purchases on the Southwest border, even as Republican lawmakers released new documents showing the attorney general was given...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:01 PM
A leading House Republican investigating the ATF operation dubbed Fast and Furious subpoenaed documents from Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. on Wednesday, escalating the confrontation over the botched gun-tracing program.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista),...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 11:24 AM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., under fire for his Justice Department's Operation Fast and Furious, accused his Republican congressional critics of politicizing the failed gun-tracking program and warned that many of the more than 2,000 lost firearms...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 1:35 PM
WASHINGTON Be wary of all the Washington-speak about a new spirit of bipartisanship suddenly gripping Congress. It's not.
Sure, the House of Representatives peacefully passed a budget plan Thursday night with strong support from members of both parties....
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:05 PM
NASA is in the midst of a huge yard sale at Kennedy Space Center, peddling unused hangars, assembly buildings, launch complexes and even a landing strip to commercial space companies.
But at the request of U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, Congress...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Raymond Liu remembers President Barack Obama's promise that people would be able to keep their insurance if they liked it. He liked his, but he won't be able to keep it.
As Obama continues his campaign to win over Americans skeptical of the Affordable...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday the Postal Service had no choice but to ask for an emergency rate hike given the agency's dire finances.
One day after his cash-strapped agency proposed raising the first-class stamp price to...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:25 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — It soon could cost 49 cents to mail a letter.
The postal Board of Governors said Wednesday it wants to raise the price of a first-class stamp by 3 cents, citing the agency's "precarious financial condition" and the uncertain...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:39 PM
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, called for the head of AIG to resign over comments he made comparing outrage over executive bonuses to lynchings that took place...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore, now the senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has emerged as the leader and spokesman against what President Barack Obama calls "phony scandals." The committee's chairman, Republican...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:20 PM
The United States Postal Service is working on measures that will streamline its operations.
But with the Postal Service facing billions of dollars in annual losses, the door-to-door delivery service could be virtually phased out by 2022 under a proposal...