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Democrats fear support for natural gas will anger their liberal base
Female senators are being praised for their role in ending the government shutdown.
The lagging federal effort to fully integrate drones into U.S. airspace is in danger of falling even further behind schedule. A funding bill now before the Senate essentially would stop the process in its tracks by prohibiting the Federal Aviation Administration from moving forward until it completes a detailed report on drones' potential privacy impact.
Rising stars in the Republican Party pushed Congress on Thursday to strip all funding from President Obama's health care law, even as Senate Democrats struck down piecemeal efforts to kill the law's most controversial mandates.
Members of the Senate's spending committee on Thursday defeated a two-pronged attempt to strike and defund key mandates in President Obama's health care law.
A climate science program created by the the Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service is risking favoritism in the awarding of millions of dollars grants and placing taxpayer dollars in jeopardy, an internal investigation has found.
The director of the National Security Agency is heading to Capitol Hill, where lawmakers likely will grill him Wednesday on how a low-level contractor was able to access and leak top-secret information on the agency's telecommunications surveillance program
The director of the National Security Agency said Wednesday that "dozens" of terrorist plots have been foiled as a result of a top-secret telecommunications surveillance program that has come under public scrutiny after a former contractor leaked information about it last week.
Lawmakers pointed to the National Security Agency contractor who leaked top secret information about NSA's telecommunications surveillance program as a consequence of a bloated, expensive contracting workforce.