- Senate report criticizes former DHS watchdog Updated: Apr-24-14 4:51 pm
- AP sources: Work to free US soldier disorganized Updated: Apr-24-14 3:30 pm
- Emails show little work by Iowa official after cut Updated: Apr-24-14 3:14 pm
- Coakley 1st to submit signatures for governor Updated: Apr-23-14 3:33 pm
- UN committee takes no action on Iran envoy dispute Updated: Apr-22-14 9:28 pm
- Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child Updated: Apr-17-14 4:59 pm
- Obama taps budget guru, technocrat for health job Updated: Apr-11-14 5:53 pm
- US optimism ebbs over Myanmar reforms Updated: Apr-04-14 4:05 am
- Walker ally Jim Villa gets new UW job Updated: Apr-02-14 3:48 pm
- Governor's tactic delays Senate cabinet approval Updated: Apr-01-14 11:41 am
- Former Defense Secretary James Schlesinger dies Updated: Mar-27-14 7:27 pm
- Field for South Dakota US Senate seat set Updated: Mar-26-14 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON - The former internal watchdog for the Homeland Security Department was too cozy with senior agency officials and improperly rewrote, delayed or classified some critical reports to accommodate President Barack Obama's political appointees, according to a Senate report released Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Critics of the U.S. government's nearly five-year effort to seek the release of the only American soldier held captive in Afghanistan claim the work suffers from disorganization and poor communication among numerous federal agencies involved, leaving his captors unclear which U.S. officials have the authority to make a deal.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz's chief deputy conducted virtually no state business by email during his final seven months of employment after learning his job was eliminated, according to records released Thursday.
BOSTON - Democratic Attorney General Martha Coakley on Wednesday became the first candidate for Massachusetts governor to formally submit nomination signatures to the secretary of state's office, and said she was taking nothing for granted despite recent polls suggesting she is the early front-runner.
UNITED NATIONS - A U.N. committee took no action Tuesday on the U.S. refusal to grant a visa to Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations after hearing from both sides.
WASHINGTON - Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
WASHINGTON - Sylvia Mathews Burwell, nominated to run "Obamacare," would bring a wealth of expertise in economics and government management to one of Washington's toughest jobs, even though she has little direct experience in the health care industry.
WASHINGTON - Two years after the United States announced the normalization of diplomatic relations with Myanmar, optimism in Washington over the nation's embrace of democracy is waning and concern over the plight of minority Muslims is growing.
MADISON, Wisconsin - Gov. Scott Walker's former chief of staff at the county level has been selected for a new high profile job at the University of Wisconsin System.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Pat Quinn used a procedural move sidestepping a deadline to have two cabinet members reappointments approved by the state Senate.
WASHINGTON - Onetime economics professor and longtime nuclear strategist James R. Schlesinger was a political man for all seasons, holding a long string of Cabinet and other high-level posts through three administrations. He was hired - and dismissed - by presidents of both parties.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Five Republicans, one Democrat and one independent have been approved to appear on the ballot for the South Dakota U.S. Senate seat to be vacated by Tim Johnson.