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Obama Declares Washington's 250,000-Acre Wildfire An Emergency

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A One-Step Guide to Infuriating an EPA Official

Agency chief touts her staff's work after a Republican accused her of kowtowing to a green group.

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 long line of Transportation Security Administration personnel salute as the Honor Flag leaves Los Angeles international airport after a TSA agent was shot there in November.

House Bill Requires TSA to Train Screeners on Handling Airport Shootings

Chamber passed legislation on Tuesday honoring screener killed in the line of duty last year at LAX.

Rep. Kay Granger R-Texas

The House GOP's Border Proposal Has Washington Headed for a Deadlock

Ideas laid out Wednesday morning clash with what the Senate and White House are looking for.

The VA Is One Step Closer to Getting a New Leader

Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approves Robert McDonald's nomination to lead the scandal-plagued department.

Central American migrants ride a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border in Ixtepec, Mexico.

The Border Surge: Is It a 'Crisis' or Not?

Republicans are on a mixed-messaging binge over how best to describe the buildup at the border.

South Texas Border Patrol agents provide security in the Rio Grande Valley in September.

Both Parties Looking to Pare Down Obama's Border Funding

Senate Democrats propose to cut $1 billion from the president's request; House Republicans are expected to unveil an even deeper cut.

Cutting Red Tape Could Prove Lucrative for Agencies

To incentivize efficiency, Rep. Tom Latham, R-Iowa, wants to link budgets to improvements in operations.

Obamacare's Road Back to the Supreme Court

With one big loss and one big win on the same day, Obamacare may be headed back to the high court.

Judge Uses Domino's Pizza to Explain Obamacare Exchanges

Buried in today's ruling in favor of Obamacare subsidies is the perfect way to explain the case to people who aren't riveted by health care policy.

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