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2 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa
A former staffer for U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah was charged with lying about being injured in the Iraq war to collect disability benefits.
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6 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A longtime adviser to the U.S. Director of National Intelligence has resigned after the government learned he has worked since 2010 as a paid consultant for Huawei Technologies Ltd., the Chinese technology company the U.S. has condemned as an espionage threat, The Associated Press has learned.
10 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City
With the presidential campaign in the rearview and no midterm elections on the table, this year's political focus was mostly on the tedium of Washington, where President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans fought a lot but accomplished very little.
14 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
South Florida U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia is joining a 24-hour congressional fast relay in solidarity with a group of immigration activists on the National Mall.
It's a super PAC whose organizers told federal regulators they intend to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to influence congressional and presidential elections.
From left, Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Den. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., House Agriculture Committee Chairman Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Okla., and Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., ranking Democrat on the House Agriculture Committee, are intercepted by reporters after negations on the Farm Bill wrapped up on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec.
With hopes of a "grand bargain" long gone, congressional negotiators now are seeking a more modest deal before year-end to ease the automatic spending cuts that are squeezing both the Pentagon and domestic federal programs.
Royal Dutch Shell has decided to abandon plans to build a massive $12.5 billion plant in Louisiana that would have turned natural gas into liquid fuels like diesel.
The leader of House Democrats says her rank and file won't support any year-end budget deal unless it includes plans to extend expiring unemployment benefits for long-term victims of the recession.
A company that manufactures flooring products is planning to renovate two facilities in northwestern Georgia and create more than 400 new jobs, Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday.
Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, disclosed a pilot program that collected "samples'' of U.S. cellphone data.
The Obama administration faced strong bipartisan opposition Wednesday to plans for limited U.S. engagement with Myanmar's powerful military due to concerns over human rights and its lingering ties with North Korea.
A Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says there is no evidence yet that Iran is violating last month's nuclear accord with world powers.
President Obama sought to revive the issue of growing income equality on Wednesday, saying it restricts economic mobility and threatens to shrink the middle class.
While holding the record for the least-productive and most unpopular Congress in memory, the Republican-controlled House took a sudden turn Tuesday and passed by voice vote a 10-year extension of a federal gun control law.
Washington has started an unpopular tradition: wreaking havoc with the holidays.