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WASHINGTON— Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. In 2008, Social Security said the project was about two to three years from completion.
WASHINGTON, July 23- A top official will leave the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to become the head of a banking group 10 days later in a spin through the revolving regulator-to-lobby-group door that is striking even by Washington standards.
WASHINGTON— The Senate agreed Wednesday on an $11 billion measure to temporarily fix a multibillion-dollar shortfall in federal highway and transit programs, setting up a vote next week on several alternatives.
PORTLAND, Ore.— Low-income Oregon residents were supposed to be big winners after the state expanded Medicaid under the federal health care overhaul and created a new system to improve the care they received.
The public-private partnership includes companies, the University of Michigan, Ohio State University and research institutions. The institute will contribute to economic development in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and Kentucky over the next five years, according to officials.
WASHINGTON— The Senate voted Wednesday to advance an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. The Senate voted 93-7 to begin debating the bill, which would prevent companies from deducting expenses related to moving operations to a foreign country.
Flight MH17's implication in the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the war between Hamas and Israel is putting Obama to the test. NYT reports.
Scott Gottlieb, American Enterprise Institute, and Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, discuss the implications of the split decisions by two separate courts on tax credits in the Affordable Care Act.
WASHINGTON— Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON— In rapid succession, six federal judges on two appeals courts weighed in on a key component of President Barack Obama's health care law.
WASHINGTON, July 22- The U.S. government believes that pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet "by mistake," not realizing it was a civilian passenger flight, U.S. intelligence officials said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON— Congressional investigators using fake identities were able to obtain taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, according to testimony to be delivered Wednesday.
WASHINGTON— Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to any money.
WASHINGTON— Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday in a dispute involving crucial financing for President Barack Obama's health care law.
WASHINGTON— The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved an agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation between the U.S. and Vietnam, as Washington looks to expand its relationship with its former Southeast Asian foe.
IRVING, Texas— Exxon Mobil Corp. has said it will comply with the new protections for gay and transgender employees required of federal contractors, while still sidestepping the question of whether it will formalize that by changing the language of its corporate policy.
A separate US appeals court upheld a federal regulations that implemented subsidies that are vital to President Obama's healthcare overhaul.
WASHINGTON, July 22- Immediate government action is needed to plug a loophole that allows U.S. corporations to avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas through deals known as inversions, the head of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee said on Tuesday.
BRUSSELS, July 22- The European Union threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine, but failed to back tough talk with any immediate action after France's president signalled the disputed delivery of a warship to Moscow would go ahead.
WASHINGTON— This week's 45th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon is being celebrated at the White House. Armstrong's fellow crew members, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, were among those who met with Obama, along with Armstrong's widow, Carol.