WASHINGTON —Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Russia of trying to undermine its European neighbors, funding anti-establishment groups and exploiting corruption to extend its influence.
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WASHINGTON — Coming soon to a Capitol skyline near you: giant blimps at 10,000 feet?
CABOT, Pa. — Rick Santorum, the brusque and deeply conservative former senator who won nearly a dozen contests in the 2012 race for the Republican nomination, announced here Wednesday that he would seek to recapture that fleeting magic by entering a crowded primary likely to be far more difficult than the last.
WASHINGTON — The White House on Wednesday finalized a rule intended to strengthen and clarify the Clean Water Act, setting up a clash with Republicans in Congress and the agriculture industry.
WASHINGTON — Lawyers for the Obama administration said Wednesday that they were refocusing their legal strategy in an effort to restart the president’s plan to grant temporary legal protection to millions of illegal immigrants.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted to keep federal money flowing for highways and mass-transit programs for two more months, through the end of July.
WASHINGTON — The Senate will vote this week on a bill passed by the House prohibiting the National Security Agency from collecting bulk records, yet renewing U.S. spy programs set to expire in two weeks, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.
The federal government will boost research and preserve 7 million acres of habitat for bees, monarch butterflies and other insects as part of a wide-ranging strategy to bolster the population of pollinators that are vital to the nation’s food crops.
WASHINGTON – The House last week voted to end the National Security Agency’s mass collection of telephone records, a piece of the Patriot Act decried as a privacy invasion but which the Obama administration says is crucial to detect potential terrorist attacks.
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted last week to give Congress a voice over the nuclear agreement being negotiated with Iran.