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President Obama has signed an executive order that will require federal contractors, including those in the construction industry, to disclose previous labor-law violations and give agencies more guidance on how to weigh that information when awarding contracts.
It wasn't supposed to work this way. The Democrats looked long and hard for viable challengers to Senate Republicans, and hoped to turn at least one major Republican challenger into the Todd Akin of 2014 as a means to paint the entire party as crazy, radical, incompetent, or all three.
The American Legion wants an investigation of all DoE-contracted student loan servicers that have lent to servicemembers, not just the servicer that is known to have violated federal law.
NextGen Climate, a Super PAC backed by liberal billionaire Tom Steyer, is dedicated to "act politically to avert climate disaster and preserve American prosperity."
The mounting student debt crisis could cause serious economic damage to the United States.
A new ad from Concerned Veterans for America says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, skipped 79 percent of veterans affairs committee hearings.
The Senate is taking up only the second spending bill to reach the floor this year-the $3.57 billion supplemental for the border crisis, wildfires, and the defense of Israel-and prospects for passage are as slim as they were for the first one that died in June.
Future of Ryan White program not clear More than two decades after the Ryan White Care Act was passed, it's future isn't certain.
What's with all the Democratic Senate candidates being caught displaying a condescending, insulting contempt for voters? The latest embarrassing incident involves Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, who suffered the indignity of having her 144-page campaign plan leaked .
Flash Flood Watch issued July 29 at 5:27AM MDT expiring July 30 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, Grand, Jackson, Jefferson, Larimer, Lincoln, Morgan, Park, Summit, Washington, Weld Flash Flood Watch issued July 29 at 1:36PM MDT expiring July 30 at 3:00PM MDT in effect ... (more)
Joni Ernst, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, says of the Renewable Fuel Standard, "Philosophically, I am opposed to those mandates or those subsidies that are coming from the government.
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations.
Retiring Senator Tom Harkin suggested that Senate Democrats might force House Republicans to return to the Capitol during the August recess in order to pass a border crisis bill.
A new bill would require companies to give employees more notice and stability when it comes to their work schedules.
Halima is an 11-year-old girl who clips loose threads off of Hanes underwear in a Bangladeshi factory.1 She works about eight hours a day, six days per week.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 02:03 am
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