- APNewsBreak: US agency to probe health exchanges Updated: Mar-05-14 10:16 pm
- CIA investigates whether officers spied on Senate Updated: Mar-05-14 7:58 pm
- Ranchers, tribes reach deal on Klamath water Updated: Mar-05-14 7:01 pm
- AP Newsbreak: Washington nuke waste tanks flawed? Updated: Mar-01-14 10:56 am
- Analysis: Tax overhaul bill headed for the shelf Updated: Feb-27-14 3:06 am
- Obama to propose changes to wildfire funding Updated: Feb-22-14 8:29 pm
- Wyden seeks probe in whistle-blower firing Updated: Feb-20-14 6:13 pm
- Walsh sworn in as Montana senator, replaces Baucus Updated: Feb-11-14 3:39 pm
- From immigration to trade, inaction in Congress Updated: Feb-09-14 11:37 pm
- Inspector general focuses on coal leasing problems Updated: Feb-08-14 12:10 am
- Ore. Sen. Wyden gives tax overhaul top priority Updated: Feb-07-14 8:55 pm
- DeFazio says timberland trust has little chance Updated: Feb-06-14 6:44 pm
The investigative arm of Congress on Wednesday agreed to look into problems with state health exchange websites around the country.
WASHINGTON - The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, which oversees the intelligence agency, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A deal to share scarce water between ranchers and the Klamath Tribes has cleared another hurdle on its way toward becoming part of a bill in Congress to overcome a century of fighting over water in the Klamath Basin.
SPOKANE, Washington - While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON - Ordinarily, the late-winter introduction of major legislation by the chairman of a powerful committee might signal a major push in Congress for an election-year accomplishment.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's upcoming budget will include a proposal to change the way the federal government pays to fight wildfires, a White House official said Saturday.
SPOKANE, Washington - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants an investigation into the treatment of whistle-blowers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, after two were fired in the past five months after raising safety concerns about the construction of a $13 billion plant to treat the site's most dangerous radioactive wastes.
WASHINGTON - John Walsh became the newest member of the Senate on Tuesday and faces the challenge of making his appointment more permanent.
WASHINGTON - Little more than a week after Groundhog Day, the evidence is mounting that lawmakers have all but wrapped up their most consequential work of 2014, at least until the results of the fall elections are known.
BILLINGS, Montana - Coal sales in Western states are getting more scrutiny from federal lawmakers amid new revelations Friday about officials accepting below-market bids for some coal sales and possibly illegally negotiating with companies over prices.
Sen. Ron Wyden, the incoming chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said Friday his first priority in the job will be overhauling the nation's tax system, which he called a "dysfunctional, rotten mess."
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio has told a Senate hearing that he recognizes there's little hope of enacting a law that puts federal timberlands into a trust as the process to boost logging and timber county revenues in western Oregon.