National Journal Online

Secret Service Head Faces Steep Climb to Regain Trust

Julia Pierson is at the low ebb of her tenure as the first woman to head the agency.

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 2:29pm

FCC Mulls Banning Redskins Name

A petition claims the use of the team name on TV violates indecency regulations.

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 1:22pm

Sen. Levin Blasts Apple for Abusing 'Sweetheart' Tax Deal With Ireland

The Democrat accused the tech behemoth of taking advantage of tax loopholes that have "no rational basis" in order to shift profits offshore.

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:15pm

Independent Voters Could Decide Senate Control

New data from Third Way find independent registration soaring from Colorado and Kansas to North Carolina.

 

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:32am

In Latest Blow to NFL, FCC Repeals TV Blackout Rules

Lawmakers will push for more concessions from the league.

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:31am

Here's What the Secret Service Has to Say for Itself About White House Security

"It's clear that our security plan was not properly executed," its director told a House committee on Tuesday.

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 11:17am

Think Des Moines Is Full of Corn and White People? Think Again.

The city has transformed into a thriving financial hub. But as its population gets more diverse, Des Moines struggles with poverty among some minorities.

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 10:39am

States Take the Lead on Sexual-Assault Reform

A movement that began on college campuses is emerging on the national stage.

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 8:28am

We Finally Have a Security Agreement With Afghanistan—What's Next?

Troops aren't leaving just yet.

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 5:05am

NFL's Pushback on Blackout Ruling Amounts to Empty Threats

The FCC is set to vote down a long-standing blackout rule, and the league's claims it could cause games to move to pay TV are overblown.

Posted: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 5:00am