Posted: 07/08/2009 - FEMA's internal watchdog says the government could end up repeating mistakes seen after Hurricane Katrina if it doesn't improve its plans for housing people after major disasters.
Posted: 07/08/2009 - A marijuana advocacy group is set to launch a new television advertisement in California promoting the drug as a solution to the state's budget woes.
Posted: 07/08/2009 - Karl Rove has been questioned by House Judiciary Committee lawyers on the role he may have played in politically motivated firings of U.S. attorneys.
Updated: 07/08/2009 - President Barack Obama has nominated Kansas Education Commissioner Alexa Posny for a position in the U.S. Department of Education.
Posted: 07/08/2009 - The House is officially acknowledging the use of African-American slaves in the construction of the U.S. Capitol.
Posted: 07/08/2009 - Sarah Palin's office has released a nearly $2 million cost breakdown detailing what the resigning Alaska governor says the state has paid tackling ethics complaints against her.
Updated: 11/01/2010 - Investigators smuggle bomb-making materials into federal buildings
Posted: 07/07/2009 - Democratic leaders object to proposed tax on high-cost health benefits
Posted: 07/07/2009 - A law recognizing same-sex marriages performed elsewhere has gone into effect in the District of Columbia.
Posted: 07/07/2009 - Four of President Barack Obama's top environmental and energy officials are urging the Senate to pass legislation to reduce emissions of the gases linked to global warming.
Posted: 07/07/2009 - President Barack Obama is backing efforts to create a new government program to provide long term care insurance as part of the broader health care overhaul.
Posted: 07/07/2009 - A new Kansas law allows prosecutors to carry concealed guns into court buildings and courtrooms if officials allow it.
Posted: 07/07/2009 - Speaking in an interview while meeting with Russian leaders, the president was asked how precarious is the security situation in the wake of North Korea's nuclear tests and new sanctions as a result of them.
Posted: 07/07/2009 - The Pentagon is planning to provide more surveillance information to U.S. troops and their allies in Afghanistan.
Posted: 07/07/2009 - How do your senators spend their multi-million-dollar budgets for staff salaries, travel and office expenses?
Posted: 07/07/2009 - The Senate's top Republican is lashing out at Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor...
Posted: 07/06/2009 - Fellow Republicans have censured South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford for leaving the state last month on a secret trip to Argentina to meet his mistress.
Posted: 07/06/2009 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's lawyer says there is no legal issue compelling her to resign.
Updated: 07/06/2009 - President Barack Obama has nominated former United Mine Workers union official Joe Main to head the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration.
Posted: 07/06/2009 - Sarah Palin is communicating through social networking sites after her surprise announcement last week that she will resign as Alaska governor.
Posted: 07/06/2009 - Actor Kal Penn has started his new job as a liaison between the White House and Asian communities.