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DHS chief asks for patience as airport lines grow amid TSA changes

Sat, 05/14/2016 - 12:15am
Facing a growing backlash over extremely long airport security lines, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Friday asked fliers "to be patient" as the government takes steps to get them onto planes more quickly.
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'Wiped Out': Air Force losing pilots and planes to cuts, scrounging for spare parts

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 7:07pm
EXCLUSIVE: It was just a few years ago, in March 2011, when a pair of U.S. Air Force B-1 bombers – during a harsh winter storm – took off from their base in South Dakota to fly across the world to launch the air campaign in Libya, only 16 hours after the order to fly.
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Reps seek probe into whether agencies misled Congress on $400M intel center

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 7:00pm
Top congressional leaders have asked independent watchdogs to open an investigation into whether agencies deliberately gave them false information about a proposed $400 million-plus center for intelligence analysis overseas, according to a letter and documents reviewed by Fox News.
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House panel to consider whether to impeach IRS chief

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 6:44pm
The House Judiciary Committee announced Friday that it will hold hearings to consider whether to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, who is accused of failing to comply with a congressional subpoena and lying under oath to Congress.
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Will Ferrell and David Letterman head to WH Nordic state dinner

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 6:37pm
Famous people and people just famous-for-Washington scored coveted invitations to Friday night's White House state dinner honoring the leaders of Sweden, Iceland, Finland, Denmark and Norway.
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Trump picks up endorsements of nine House chairmen

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 5:55pm
Nine GOP committee chairmen lined up behind presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump Friday, just a day after the billionaire businessmen met with key party leaders on Capitol Hill.
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House GOP misses self-imposed deadline to help Puerto Rico

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 4:37pm
House Republicans have missed a self-imposed deadline for a plan to help Puerto Rico manage $70 billion in debt, adjourning on Friday without introducing a bill.
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Letter on Joint Intelligence Analysis Complex

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 4:10pm
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DHS chief asks for patience as airport lines grow amid TSA changes

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 3:41pm
Facing a growing backlash over extremely long airport security lines, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Friday asked fliers "to be patient" as the government takes steps to get them onto planes more quickly.
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House GOP to unveil Zika funding measure next week

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 3:21pm
A senior Republican lawmaker said Friday he'll unveil additional funding next week to battle the Zika virus in hopes of a quick vote in the GOP-controlled House.
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Security clearance background checks to include social media

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 1:18pm
Investigators can now probe Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites as a part of background checks for security clearances -- something that lawmakers said Friday was a classic case of the government playing catch-up with technology.
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Lawsuit pushes back against FDA's new regulations for e-cigarettes

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 12:29pm
A lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday challenges the FDA’s new regulations for electronic cigarettes.
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Trump reportedly posed as his own spokesman during tabloid days

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:56am
A Donald Trump "spokesman" who briefed reporters about the billionaire's exploits in the '80s and '90s -- when his love life was splashed all over the tabloids -- was actually Trump himself, according to a new report.
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DNC Chairwoman Schultz claims Clinton ‘not the target’ of FBI probe

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:54am
Even in the face of the FBI boss scoffing at Hillary Clinton’s description of the “investigation” into her email practices as a “security inquiry,” the head of the Democratic Party is now insisting the front-running Democratic presidential candidate isn’t even a focus of the probe.
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Obama still tops in troll game

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:27am
Obama trolls Republicans on trans bathroom issue
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Group accuses HHS of 'covert propaganda' over ObamaCare videos

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 11:12am
The Obama administration is being accused by a conservative watchdog group of engaging in “covert propaganda” after it allegedly produced pro-ObamaCare videos without disclosing they were made by a government agency.
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Conservatives outraged over Obama transgender directive to public schools

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 9:30am
The Obama administration's directive Friday that every public school provide transgender access -- or face the loss of federal funds -- drew swift and strong condemnation from conservatives, with one public official blasting it as presidential "blackmail."
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Break from Convention: Trump hints at bringing showman's flair to Cleveland

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 9:00am
The man who hosted the Miss USA beauty pageants, who starred in two hit reality shows – and who once clotheslined WWE’s Vince McMahon and then shaved his head on WrestleMania – is now in charge of a national political convention.
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Trump says Giuliani-led group would study Muslim immigration, Southern border

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 8:52am
Donald Trump, while sticking by statements that his proposed ban on foreign Muslims entering the U.S. is just a “suggestion,” on Friday revealed he wants a commission headed by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to not only look at Muslim immigration but also study the immigration flow across the Southern border.
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Oops: Bernie Sanders refers to Sioux Falls by wrong name

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 7:52am
U.S. presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders began his campaign rally in the South Dakota city of Sioux Falls with a geography blunder.
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