Members of both parties demanded to know why a company with massive market power and a track record of scandals should be trusted with such a far-reaching project, given the potential for fraud, abuse and criminal activity.
Buttigieg criticized at emotional town hall after shooting
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced contentious questioning Sunday from angry residents of South Bend a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor.Read More
Regional divide opens up in sports betting legislation
By year's end, legalization is possible in a dozen states in the Northeast and Midwest. But most states in the Deep South and far West are staying on the sidelines, at least for now.Read More
Supreme Court overturns precedent, backs property-rights suits
Voting 5-4 along ideological lines, the court said Friday that property owners could go straight to a federal judge without first seeking compensation through state proceedings.Read More
Trump says Roger Penske to get Presidential Medal of Freedom
Roger Penske, 82, is a fixture in the Detroit automotive scene and is one of America’s most successful businessmen. He celebrated his record 18th Indianapolis 500 victory as a car owner in May with driver Simon Pagenaud.Read More
The order strengthens the standards that federal agencies must follow under the Buy American Act, which creates a preference for American-made goods.
Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein , who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.
The American Federation of Teachers filed a federal lawsuit, alleging that the Education Department has mismanaged the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program that was created in 2007. Just 1% of more than 86,000 applications had been approved for loan forgiveness as of March 31.
The drug rebate rule would have ended a widespread practice in which drugmakers give rebates to insurance middlemen in government programs such as Medicare. The idea was to channel that money to consumers instead.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated the plan would have little impact on manufacturer prices and cost Medicare $177 billion over 10 years by leading to higher premiums subsidized by taxpayers.
Hale announced Thursday morning that she is seeking Indiana’s 5th District seat, which is being vacated by Republican Susan Brooks.
H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died.
Gradually raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour would boost pay for as many as 27 million workers, but it could also cost as many as 3.7 million jobs by 2025, according to a report released Monday from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
Responding to a lawsuit by Eli Lilly and two other companies, a federal judge Monday blocked a major White House initiative on prescription drug costs, saying the Trump administration lacked the legal authority to require drugmakers to disclose their prices in TV ads.
Buttigieg still faces questions about his experience and whether his appeal extends beyond wealthier donors and white voters.
Recipients defended the payouts, saying they didn’t cover their losses from the trade war, and they were legally entitled to them.
Environmental Protection Agency officials said Tuesday that modern industry practices and recently enacted regulations are sufficient to shield taxpayers from potential cleanup costs.
The current Indiana members of the House and Senate have served an average of 8.6 years on Capitol Hill, a number that will go down when Brooks leaves.
Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology surged into public view Thursday night as the party's leading presidential contenders faced off in a debate over who is best positioned to take on President Donald Trump.
The U.S. Census Bureau is preparing to launch its 2020 count, and the data collected will determine how much the state could receive for the next 10 years.
Health care sparked some of the most intense exchanges in the first debate among Democratic presidential candidates, who agreed that Americans must have universal insurance coverage but differed about whether that means the demise of private plans.
Insurers said the idea could backfire, prompting hospitals that now give deeper discounts to try to raise their own negotiated prices to match what high earners are getting. Hospitals were skeptical of the move.
U.S. officials said President Donald Trump was focused above all on securing real structural reforms in China to address U.S. complaints about intellectual property theft and the widespread use of industrial subsidies among other things.
The Supreme Court ruled against a newspaper that was seeking to learn how much money goes annually to every store nationwide that participates in the government’s $65 billion-a-year Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, called SNAP.