Sen. David Vitter (R., La.) introduced legislation today tackling an exemption to the Affordable Care Act that allows members of Congress to avoid purchasing insurance through one of health care exchanges created under the law and to receive taxpayer-funded subsidies.
The National Capital Planning Commission is expected to give final approval to Frank Gehry’s design for theDwight D. Eisenhower Memorial on July 9, despite opposition in Congress and a major private fundraising shortfall.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid’s (D., Nev.) preferred successor in the Nevada Senate race is touting her efforts to crack down on human trafficking despite Reid’s repeated moves to stall a Senate bill earlier this year that would help combat the practice.
Congress wants the Pentagon to spend more than $200 million to identify holes in U.S. weapons and communications software that could allow foreign militaries to disrupt or defeat advanced arms in cyber attacks.
Senate Republicans grilled the nation’s top labor regulators for undermining long-standing labor laws to benefit unions on Thursday.
A senior State Department official admitted on Wednesday that the agency’s networks face “thousands” of cyber attacks by hackers on a daily basis and that breaches have occurred in some cases, according to testimony presented before Congress.