Deputy Attorney General James Cole said that everyone he has spoken with in the Justice Department is “comfortable with the legal basis” of the program.
Homeland Security tells Congress that weather also diverts resources away from counterterrorism.
More then 6,800 terrorist attacks killed more than 11,000 people in 2012, making it the most active year of terrorism on record.
Contrary to what Obama said, the scandal “is not just a boneheaded bunch of bureaucrats in some remote office,” witness tells committee.
Obamacare supporters argue that changing the employer mandate to 40-hour workers will widen the pool of employees vulnerable to hour cuts.
Still unknown is how the malware that was used to carry out the theft got into Target’s computer system.
Most of the crude oil produced in the U.S. is the light, sweet type that domestic refiners are ill-fitted to handle.
House Republican on conservatives behind shutdown: “Like a little kid, you’ve got to teach them: When you touch a hot stove, it’s gonna burn you."
“Unions have found out they have maxed out on their government employees so they have tried to create a new definition of government employee."
Under one proposal, low-income kids would get $2,100 each year for private or charter schools, tutoring or home-schooling.
Convention will also be bumped up to allow candidate more time to spend general election funds.
Says Dems telling women "they are helpless without Uncle Sugar coming in and providing...birth control because they cannot control their libido."
From mortgage rates to expiring tax breaks and insurance costs that could pick your pocket in 2014.
But Gina McCarthy tells GOP lawmakers she can't answer climate-change questions: “I just look at what the climate scientists tell me."
Bill sponsor says adopting a lower wage in combination with indexing to inflation would “lock in a sub-poverty wage for the long-term.”
Several lawmakers have proposed legislation to limit the size of banks and some of their riskier financial operations.
He said government has grown so big that only one government agency actually knows all of its programs.
Forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and his former vice president, Riek Machar, are at odds.
"Just think of how many families will have their choices taken away if Mayor De Blasio pursues these policies."
Toomey says “government policy should protect all three pillars of retirement security...and preserve what works.”
If it won't be a "shot in the arm" to the Iranian economy, Tehran must have its reasons for agreeing to the deal.
Senate hears that the industry "will sell any information about any person regardless of sensitivity for 7.9 cents a name."
Levitt says this explains in part why Hezbollah is more engaged in more international terror today than at any time since the 1980s.
Rahm Emanuel: "Addressing the skills gap can be one of our most powerful tools for...creating more broadly shared prosperity."
Flake: “Distaste for Mr. Obama isn’t enough to justify opposition to trade pacts that would raise U.S. living standards.”