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Liberal groups, campaign-finance reformers and Democrats in Congress criticized the SEC after it apparently shelved a proposal that would have required publicly traded companies to disclose political spending.
The House on Tuesday passed a bill to use loose change left by passengers at the security checkpoints to fund military programs at airports, rather than for aviation security.
People on both sides of the immigration debate saw the House speaker's decision to hire an advocate for immigration legislation as a sign he may be serious about moving something through the House.
President Obama said the health law is working despite problems with the website.
The Internal Revenue Service has developed accurate systems for calculating health-care tax credits under the Affordable Care Act, but it needs to strengthen fraud detection and other systems, the inspector general for the IRS said in a report.
A former Pentagon official who once inspired Hollywood screenwriters is about to become the highest ranking woman in the Defense Department. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday that he has named Christine Fox to be acting deputy defense secretary.
Business groups eye expanded role in elections. Plus, recommended reading from around the web.
Obama on Tuesday will launch a new effort to highlighting the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, as the White House works to shift the conversation away from the botched rollout.
Environmental group NextGen Climate Action, founded by wealthy California Democrat Tom Steyer, tackled one of its favorite targets Monday, the Keystone XL pipeline, in a conference sponsored by Mr. Steyer in Washington.
The Pentagon has a message for its 24,000 employees who work in the massive building: Please don’t bring your unapproved bombs to work.
Some members of Congress are about to get their own kind of sticker shock when they head to the new insurance exchanges. A few will get a price cut. Here's a look at the plans available to them.
Now that the Obama administration’s deadline for fixing HealthCare.gov has passed and cautiously optimistic victory has been declared, a look back at how we got to what some bloggers were calling “Vast Majority Sunday.”
Bill Gates said he plans to nearly double his foundation’s contribution to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Tokyo on Monday evening and was met by Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador to Japan
The Obama administration on Monday offered a handful of new -- but partial -- details about its progress on some of the biggest problems with HealthCare.gov, now that officials have declared the site to be working smoothly for the vast majority of users.
Princeton economists on why the economy grows more under Democratic presidents. Plus, Pope Francis makes liberals swoon, and more recommended reading from around the web.
The U.S. economy has performed better since World War II when the president is a Democrat rather than a Republican, two prominent Princeton University economists conclude. The reasons, they say, involve more luck than successful policies.
The White House on Sunday faced sharp criticism of the Iran nuclear deal struck last week from members of both parties who say the accord doesn’t go far enough.
Get ready for new panda cuteness: National Zoo officials will reveal the name of the female baby panda at 1 p.m. EST.
Americans shouldn’t feel safer today than they did before the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the leaders of the Senate and House intelligence committees said Sunday.