Senate sends $16.3-billion Veterans Affairs reform bill to Obama
Los Angeles Times
Congressional negotiators Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), left, and Rep. Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) shake hands as they outline their agreement on a compromise to fix the vast healthcare system responsible for treating the nation's veterans. Congressional negotiators ...
Rebellion Inside GOP Scuttles Vote on Border Bill
Tea Party out-muscles Boehner on border-security funding
Senate passes veterans' health bill
Here's Jonnie: Cue the rapt gaze from former Va. first lady Maureen McDonnell
RICHMOND — There are no innocents among the star characters in Courtroom 7000, where the former governor of Virginia and his wife are standing trial in a federal public-corruption case. The prime players are all manipulators — the helmet-haired ...
Jury in Virginia Graft Case Hears of Money Transfers
Ex-Virginia governor corruption trial shows businessman's generosity had limits
What the ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell corruption case teaches families (+video)
Man pleads guilty in '08 deaths of 2 girls found along Oklahoma road, '11 slaying ...
OKEMAH, Okla. – A man accused of killing two girls along a rural Oklahoma road, but who wasn't arrested until after being questioned in his fiancée's death three years later, has pleaded guilty in both cases. Kevin Sweat pleaded guilty Thursday to three ...
Oklahoma Man Accused of Murdering Two Girls and Also Fiancée Pleads Guilty
Oklahoma man admits killing 2 girls, fiancee
Obama Joins Julian Castro at HUD; Promise Delivered to Latinos
While taking hits from Latinos on deportations, President Barack Obama Thursday seized an opportunity to show he has delivered on a promise to the Hispanic community. Obama appeared side-by-side with new Housing Secretary Julián Castro for the ...
Welcome Aboard: Obama Lavishes Praise on Castro
Things got rowdy at HUD on Thursday
Obama lavishes praise, attention on Julian Castro
SPD investigates cop who wrote 80 percent of pot tickets
The Seattle Times
Seattle police are investigating the conduct of a veteran officer who has written about 80 percent of the tickets for consuming marijuana in public this year, including some that referred to City Attorney Pete Holmes, a strong advocate of pot legalization, ...
One cop in Seattle issues 80% of city's marijuana tickets
Reading Between The Lines: Over 75-Percent Of Pot-Smoking Tickets Have ...
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes issues statement on pot tickets case