Pulitzer Prize board to clash over awarding Snowden reporters
The judges in charge of handing out Pulitzer Prizes this year are considering the journalists who worked closely with former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden and the secret documents he disclosed, POLITICO reports.
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Wed Mar 12, 2014
Lawmakers fail to ask NSA chief about agency's malware plans
U.S. lawmakers had a chance to pose questions to the director of the National Security Agency on Wednesday but declined to ask him about reports that the agency plans to install malware on millions of computers.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Alex Sink Loses Special Election For Florida House Seat
NOVEMBER 02: Democratic candidate for Florida Governor Alex Sink talks to the media before the beginning of her election night party during midterm elections on November 2, 2010 in Tampa, Florida.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Burnt Orange Report
Nominated: Rep. Marc Veasey (D) and more win Party Nominations for US Congress
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Morning After: Election primary snap judgments
In this Dec. 18, 2013 file photo, Senate Minority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, and other Republicans walk to a closed-door GOP meeting before the Senate moves to pass a modest, bipartisan budget bill, at the Capitol in Washington.
Thornberry fends off challengers for House seat
U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry defeated two GOP primary challengers late Tuesday to capture the Republican nomination for the 13th Congressional District Republican primary race.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Times Record News
Thornberry cruises to victory
U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry fended off two challengers Tuesday to win the Republican nomination for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Texas' senior senator takes a early lead in re-election bid
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn claimed an early lead Tuesday night in his quest to serve a third six-year term in Congress.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Times Record News
Two challenge Thornberry in the 13th
U.S. Rep. Mac Thornberry has not one but two challengers Tuesday in the GOP primary for the 13th Congressional District seat.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Obama-Hagel defense budget is based on dangerous guesswork
It continued the process of reducing America's military to pre-World War II size, but -- as we can infer from the remarks of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel -- there's some sort of strategic realignment close at hand.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Trio seeks to succeed Rep. Issa
At least three Republican lawmakers are interested in Issa's Oversight and Government Reform gavel: Reps.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Federal Computer Week
Acquisition in the crosshairs amid DOD restructuring
The Defense Department is facing significant challenges and changes in the coming months and years, and with a mandate to streamline and cut spending, acquisition is emerging as a critical area.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Collins challenger among candidates who see potent weapon in surveillance issue
Shenna Bellows was entrenched in legislative battles over warrants and police surveillance in Maine last year when a state lawmaker asked the question: "Isn't the problem at the federal level?" Democrat Shenna Bellows, who is challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in November's election,sees the National Security Agency's domestic ... (more)
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Amarillo Struggles to Handle Influx of Refugees
Amarillo receives a higher ratio of new refugees to the existing population than any other Texas city.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
ELECTIONS 2014: Federal budget, NSA take forefront in Congressional District 13 race
A longtime congressman, an Amarillo certified financial planner and a veterinarian from Bowie will square off in the March 4 primary race for the 13th Congressional District seat.