Dec 09

Lawmakers agree on $1 trillion spending bill

Time running short, Republicans and Democrats agreed Tuesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to avoid a government shutdown and delay a politically-charged struggle over President Barack Obama's new immigration policy until the new year.

Dec 09

What to know about the CIA interrogation report

For five-and-a-half years, nearly the entire Obama presidency, the U.S. has waited for a report on the CIA’s use of enhanced interrogation techniques. Today, the Senate Intelligence Committee will release the (partially redacted) executive summary of that report. To help…

Dec 05

I sympathize with your confusion. If cameras pinned to officers’ lapels are the solution, then why didn’t a video of a man being choked to death sway a New York grand jury? If a government shutdown was such a costly…

The bipartisan budget plan passed by Congress will avert another government shutdown, give the Pentagon some relief from automatic spending cuts and restore billions of dollars to domestic programs. Gwen Ifill talks to Lori Montgomery of The Washington Post about…

Oct 10

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White House: Obama signs bill to provide benefits to families of fallen troops during shutdown: http://t.co/wJBzF4NEAN— The Associated Press (@AP) October 11, 2013…

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