Lauren Hodges appears in the following:
Wednesday, January 07, 2015
"Dynamic scoring" would favor tax cuts as a way to bring in more revenue for the government. But critics of the system are calling it "a gimmick."
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, were convicted in September on several charges of corruption while he was in office. McDonnell must report to prison next month.
Monday, December 29, 2014
The GOP will take over both chambers of Congress on Jan. 6, with issues like the Keystone XL pipeline, Obamacare and immigration reform likely to take priority.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Arizona's appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court failed to prevent the state from having to issue driving permits to undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Lawmakers in the Senate approved an extension of tax breaks and confirmed 12 more judicial nominees, but a terrorism insurance bill didn't survive the night.
Monday, December 08, 2014
Senate Democrats plan to release the long-withheld report on interrogation techniques this week, but the State Department wants more delay because of feared repercussions — both at home and overseas.
Monday, December 01, 2014
Congress returns from recess Monday, tasked with funding the government past Dec. 11. Some in the GOP want to tie it to halting Obama's immigration plan, while others aim to avoid a damaging shutdown.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The ruling targets the funders of campaign issue ads that encourage viewers to choose a specific candidate. The FEC now must decide whether it will appeal the ruling or require more disclosure.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
A senior vice president of the ride-service company has issued an apology after news broke of his comments about digging up info about reporters' personal lives.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The West and Midwest are digging out of heavy snowfall this week, reaching highs of 18 inches in some parts.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
A top civil rights lawyer for the Justice Department in the turbulent 1960s, John Doar made his mark fighting racial discrimination. He was 92.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Since moving her large family from a Paris apartment to a historic farmhouse in the French countryside, author Mimi Thorisson has found a way to merge the best of the different worlds she has known.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Three Denver teens were stopped at a German airport and sent home to the U.S. Their disappearance was originally treated as a standard runaway case.
Monday, October 20, 2014
In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The head of the judge's committee says The Narrow Road to the Deep North, the story of POWs in World War II forced to build the Thailand Burma Railway, is a "magnificent novel of love and war."
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
More people are choosing sides on the streets where pro-democracy protesters have erected barriers. As police and some citizens tried to remove the barriers, others stepped in to save the structures.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
After years of planning, Hawaii's Thirty Meter Telescope broke ground Tuesday. But a group interrupted the ceremony, angry about the telescope's location on a mountain held sacred by Native Hawaiians.
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Health officials are looking to those who have recovered from Ebola to treat new cases. The World Health Organization hopes to find antibodies in the blood of people who have fought off the virus.
Sunday, October 05, 2014
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said they want to provide the man with a "compassionate place where we can monitor him and care for his every need."
Thursday, September 11, 2014
The state is set to expand gun rights and establish a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions after lawmakers overruled vetoes by Gov. Jay Nixon.