Republicans Demand the White House’s Latest Thinking on Immigration Reform

House Judiciary members want to know what recommendations Obama is considering for his executive order.

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Is the Tide Turning Against Federal Telework?


It’s time and attendance versus getting work done.

Indiana’s Bankrupt Private Toll Road; ‘Pot Amnesty’ Plan Stalls in Vermont

Also in our State & Local roundup ... stories from Harrisburg, Seattle and California's Central Valley.


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CDC Predicts As Many As 1.4 Million Ebola Cases by Early 2015

Without an effective intervention or a slowdown, the outbreak could extend from 550,000 to as many as 1.4 million cases by Jan. 20.

Friday's White House Intruder Was Far From the First

Tourists, "cranks," and other eccentrics have made it unscathed into the executive mansion.

Can Rand Paul's Brand Play in San Francisco?

The Kentucky Republican and likely presidential candidate "is in the process" of opening an office in the Bay Area.

Report: The Federal Consumer Watchdog Has Data on Up to 600 Million Credit-Card Accounts

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is designed as a hedge against abusive business practices, but its bulk information collection is under fire.

Obama Is Pushing Climate-Change Resilience, but He's Not Promising New Carbon Cuts

In a speech Tuesday, the president will announce that the U.S. will make international aid resilient to global warming.

A Tomahawk missile launch in 2011, seen through a night vision lens. The U.S. is using Tomahawk missiles in its strikes against Syria.

The U.S. Military Has Begun Striking ISIS in Syria

Fighters, bombers, remotely piloted aircraft and Tomahawk missiles were used against Islamic State forces in Syria Monday night.

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Mental Routines for the Mindful Road Warrior

How to stay clear and focused on business travel.

When Humans Lose Control of Government

A decades-long obsession with writing excessively detailed laws has made it impossible for real people to get anything done.

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A Razor-Thin Lead for the GOP

Democrats have slightly increased their chances of holding on to the Senate, so Republicans need to ensure red states stay red.