A budget spending plan has been approved by the Senate and is awaiting the signature of President Barack Obama for final approval.
Partisan politics are coloring governors’ decisions about whether to expand Medicaid in their states, affecting billions of dollars and thousands of low-income people.
On the anniversary of the massacre of 20 children and six school workers in Newtown, Conn., President Barack Obama says the nation hasn’t done enough to make its communities safer.
The MARC commuter train between Baltimore and Washington will run on Saturdays and Sundays beginning Saturday.
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – A Congressional report is questioning the efficacy of one of the Transportation Security Administration’s centerpiece programs. Since 2007, he TSA has spent nearly a billion dollars training officers to pick out bad […]
The San Francisco Chronicle has joined a growing list of publications that will no longer use the term “Redskins” when referring to Washington’s NFL team.
Ignoring a White House veto threat, the House voted on Tuesday for a bill that would delay rules for brokers who provide financial advice to retirees.
For the first time in history, a clear majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana a new poll shows.
A former confidential informant working for the United States in Colombia claims in a lawsuit that the U.S. government abandoned her when she got into legal trouble for her undercover operations, and she wound up spending three years in a Colombian jail.
The Republicans’ clear defeat in the budget-debt brawl has widened the rift between the Grand Old Party and the blossoming tea party movement that helped revive it.