Friday, January 30, 2015 2:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government deficit is dropping and the voices in Washington calling for austerity are barely audible.
Friday, January 30, 2015 2:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expanding his political operation as he fights for early momentum in the crowded Republican presidential field.
Friday, January 30, 2015 2:22 am
SANTA URSULA, Mexico (AP) — People in the hamlet of Santa Ursula began to worry when the logging started. In a few short weeks, more than a mile of densely forested riverbank was stripped from the Arroyo Sal to make way for heavy dredging equipment.
Friday, January 30, 2015 2:19 am
SANTA URSULA, Mexico (AP) — When the U.S. government backed construction of a new hydroelectric plant in southwestern Mexico, residents rose up and defeated a three-year, $30 million project supported by the little-known Overseas Private Investment Corp. in Washington.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 9:40 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama has told House Democrats he'll give them more information about the specifics in the trade deals he's negotiating overseas.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 9:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring an end to "mindless austerity," President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parties agreed to four years ago when deficits were spiraling out of control.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 9:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department inspector general report is disputing allegations by former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson that the federal government secretly monitored her personal computer.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to construct the Keystone XL oil pipeline, defying a presidential veto threat and setting up the first of many battles with the White House over energy and the environment.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says President Barack Obama's budget will call for $1 billion in aid for Central America. He says that's three times what the U.S. typically gives the region.
Thursday, January 29, 2015 7:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling for an end to the automatic spending cuts that have reduced money for domestic and defense programs. He says the cuts triggered by a 2011 budget act don't "differentiate between smart government spending and dumb government spending."
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