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The VA Is One Step Closer to Getting a New Leader

The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approved Robert McDonald's nomination to lead the scandal-plagued department on Wednesday.

Planes Are Still Being Shot Down in Ukraine

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets were struck down Wednesday , according to the nation's defense ministry.

Israeli Operation in Gaza Won't Strike Lasting Blow Against Hamas, Security Insiders Say

And about two-thirds of the same experts say the president should involve Congress in a nuclear deal with Iran.

Both Parties Looking to Pare Down Obama's Border Funding

Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut Wednesday.

The Border Surge: Is It a 'Crisis' or Not?

Republicans are sure the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America is a major problem. They just can't quite decide what to call it.

U.S. Officials: Russia 'Created the Conditions' for Malaysia Airlines Crash

New intelligence finds no direct link between the air disaster and the Russian government, but it likely won't quell concerns about some association.

Senate Dems Set to Slash Obama's Border-Crisis Request

The Obama administration would get $1 billion less than it's asking for if Senate Democrats get their way.

Obamacare's Road Back to the Supreme Court

With one big loss and one big win on the same day, Obamacare may be headed back to the high court.

Does the Next VA Secretary Face an Impossible Task?

Senators have a long To Do list for nominee Robert McDonald, expecting him to succeed where his predecessors have failed.

Progress Hard to Gauge on Homeland Antimissile Program: Auditors

Congressional auditors are complaining that a dearth of data is making it difficult to judge progress in improving a key homeland antimissile system.

FAA Suspends All U.S. Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The advisory applies only to U.S. airlines.

Obamacare Scores a Win in Court, Hours After a Big Loss

A federal appeals court said the law's insurance subsidies are legal in all 50 states.

Working the Drive-Thru Window for 12 Years Without Papers

An undocumented woman from Honduras counts the days until her deportation from South Carolina.

Did the White House Website Violate Its Own Privacy Rules?

A social-media firm used a new, persistent form of online tracking.

Fiscal Doom: What You Weren't Told About the Latest Budget News

Political leaders and reporters miss the forest for the trees in CBO's deficit and debt projections.

Deval Patrick Hits the 2014 Campaign Trail

As his party searches for campaign surrogates, the Massachusetts governor says he wants to stump for Democratic candidates around the country this year.

How to Disclose Your Lobbying While Keeping the Public In the Dark

Companies and advocacy groups are exploiting loose guidelines to skirt sunlight laws, and there's little enforcement being done to stop them.

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The VA Is One Step Closer to Getting a New Leader

The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approved Robert McDonald's nomination to lead the scandal-plagued department on Wednesday.

Planes Are Still Being Shot Down in Ukraine

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets were struck down Wednesday , according to the nation's defense ministry.

Israeli Operation in Gaza Won't Strike Lasting Blow Against Hamas, Security Insiders Say

And about two-thirds of the same experts say the president should involve Congress in a nuclear deal with Iran.

Both Parties Looking to Pare Down Obama's Border Funding

Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut Wednesday.

The Border Surge: Is It a 'Crisis' or Not?

Republicans are sure the surge of unaccompanied children from Central America is a major problem. They just can't quite decide what to call it.

U.S. Officials: Russia 'Created the Conditions' for Malaysia Airlines Crash

New intelligence finds no direct link between the air disaster and the Russian government, but it likely won't quell concerns about some association.

Senate Dems Set to Slash Obama's Border-Crisis Request

The Obama administration would get $1 billion less than it's asking for if Senate Democrats get their way.

Obamacare's Road Back to the Supreme Court

With one big loss and one big win on the same day, Obamacare may be headed back to the high court.

Does the Next VA Secretary Face an Impossible Task?

Senators have a long To Do list for nominee Robert McDonald, expecting him to succeed where his predecessors have failed.

Progress Hard to Gauge on Homeland Antimissile Program: Auditors

Congressional auditors are complaining that a dearth of data is making it difficult to judge progress in improving a key homeland antimissile system.

FAA Suspends All U.S. Flights to Israel for 24 Hours

The advisory applies only to U.S. airlines.

Obamacare Scores a Win in Court, Hours After a Big Loss

A federal appeals court said the law's insurance subsidies are legal in all 50 states.

Working the Drive-Thru Window for 12 Years Without Papers

An undocumented woman from Honduras counts the days until her deportation from South Carolina.

Did the White House Website Violate Its Own Privacy Rules?

A social-media firm used a new, persistent form of online tracking.

Fiscal Doom: What You Weren't Told About the Latest Budget News

Political leaders and reporters miss the forest for the trees in CBO's deficit and debt projections.

Deval Patrick Hits the 2014 Campaign Trail

As his party searches for campaign surrogates, the Massachusetts governor says he wants to stump for Democratic candidates around the country this year.

How to Disclose Your Lobbying While Keeping the Public In the Dark

Companies and advocacy groups are exploiting loose guidelines to skirt sunlight laws, and there's little enforcement being done to stop them.

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