By Mark Mix
Home day care providers would be forced into unions
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Clearly, President Obama is playing a nasty political game with the air-traffic controller furloughs that have forced severe airline delays across the country.
Washington's high-tech sector is giving Silicon Valley a run for its money, but the threat of defense cuts under the sequestration process is undermining the area's pace and could derail the push altogether.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, America's chief business lobby, spent $40 million on lobbying in the last three months of 2012, according to the disclosure report it filed with Congress.
Uncle Sam is looking for ways to sharpen his watchful gaze. In the name of fighting terrorism, federal agencies can have a hard time distinguishing the line between legitimate surveillance and unlawful spying.
The Pentagon could hold on to its crown-jewel weapon systems even though looming automatic federal spending cuts would inflict a $54 billion gash in the 2013 defense budget, military budget analysts say.
The Pentagon could hold onto its crown jewel weapon systems even though looming automatic federal spending cuts would inflict a $54 billion gash in the 2013 defense budget, military budget analysts say.
June marks the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's final concert, a performance before 18,000 fans at Indianapolis' Market Square Arena on June 26, 1977.
Trade between China and Peru, a key U.S. ally in the regional drug war, is at a new high. Now the Chinese defense industry is getting in on the action.
Trade between China and Peru, a key U.S. ally in the regional drug war, is at an all-time high. Now the Chinese security apparatus is getting in on the action, as military officials from Beijing increasingly are undermining U.S. arms deals in order to sell their own weapons to the resource-rich Andean nation.
The lights had barely gone out on the Annapolis special session, called to increase income taxes, when the Department of Labor jobs numbers came out for April. It reported that Maryland led the nation in job losses, dropping by 6,000.
Looming trillion-dollar cuts to the federal budget would likely improve the national economy but would be especially tough on the region's economy, which has long relied on federal spending, business leaders said Wednesday at a conference in the District.
At first glance, there don't seem to be many similarities between the Department of Defense and the Department of Education. But looking closer at scandals in each of the two agencies, there seem to be quite a few similarities. The Department of Defense was stung with the procurement scandal of the century with the Air Force tanker deal. At the Department of Education, there is an ongoing scandal involving newly proposed regulations for career colleges.
When Pepco, the newly crowned most-despised company in the nation, tries to give a raw deal to Metro, the transit agency Washingtonians love to hate, residents might consider themselves — the ones stuck with both — the only victims.
Northrop Grumman is paying nearly $5 million to compensate for losses to Virginia agencies when the information technology contractor failed to quickly repair a hardware malfunction last summer, Gov. Bob McDonnell's office said Thursday.
Economists are dialing back their expectations for U.S. economic growth this year.