1:00 PM Dec 10, 2014
USDA State Director Bobby Goode announced the agency recently entered into partnership with Woodbine Community Organization for direct loan packaging services to Wilson County.
1:00 PM Jul 24, 2014
NASHVILLE – A constitutional amendment giving Congress and states control of political campaign spending is moving toward a vote on the U.S. Senate floor, after winning approval last week in the Senate Judiciary Committee.
9:00 PM Apr 11, 2014
President Barack Obama nominates Sylvia Mathews Burwell (right) to replace Kathleen Sebelius (left) at Health and Human Services April 11, 2014 at the White House in Washington, DC. Burwell is the current director of the Office of Management and Budget. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned, ending a turbulent five-year tenure during when she become the public face of the troubled federal health insurance marketplace, HealthCare.gov.
11:00 PM Apr 8, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – In January, President Barack Obama said reclassifying marijuana and making it legal in any way "is a job for Congress."
9:00 PM Mar 19, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – European nations are begging the United States to send them natural gas to blunt dependence on Russia, but a lack of infrastructure and market realities are calling into question America's ability to flex its new muscles as the world's leading energy power.
12:00 PM Mar 19, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Unable to slow Russia's moves in Ukraine, President Barack Obama moved Tuesday to convene an extraordinary summit of top economic powers in Europe, as aides signaled more sanctions against elite Russians.
5:00 PM Mar 14, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The furor over the CIA's alleged unauthorized searches of Senate committee computers hasn't had much of a political impact.
10:00 PM Mar 13, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The White House has been withholding for five years more than 9,000 top-secret documents sought by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence for its investigation into the now-defunct CIA detention and interrogation program, even though President Barack Obama hasn't exercised a claim of executive privilege.
9:00 PM Mar 13, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama and Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk discuss the current situation of the Russian military intervention in the Crimea on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Washington. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – President Barack Obama delivered an Oval Office rebuke Wednesday to Russian President Vladimir Putin with Ukraine's new prime minister at his side, warning that the U.S. and the international community would be "forced to apply a cost" should Russia refuse to withdraw from Crimea.
5:00 PM Mar 13, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Republicans were rejoicing Wednesday over their surprising Florida congressional victory the night before, a triumph that they said proved that opposition to the health care law would be a powerful political weapon this year.
10:00 PM Mar 12, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – At least $100,000 worth of business at Chase's Do It Best Hardware in Gainesville, Ga., shuffles out the door and onto the Internet each year to avoid sales taxes, in business manager Craig Shoemaker's estimation.
9:00 PM Mar 12, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – More than 4.2 million people have signed up for coverage on the nation's health insurance marketplaces through February, but low participation from young adults and early technical problems with the website have jeopardized the government's goal of enrolling 6 million people by March 31.
5:00 PM Mar 12, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The chairwoman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence charged Tuesday that the CIA may have broken the law and violated the Constitution by secretly infiltrating computers used by her staff to assemble a scathing report on the spy agency's now-defunct detention and interrogation program.
10:00 PM Mar 7, 2014
Ukrainian soldiers were back in control of their anti-aircaft base at the city of Yevpatoria in Crimea on on Thursday, March 6, 2014. (Sergei L. Loiko/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
WASHINGTON (MCT) – The Ukraine crisis has forced Western leaders to reassess what they thought they knew about Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has shown that he is willing to make far riskier moves to achieve his security goals and that his hostility to the U.S. and its allies runs much deeper than many wanted to believe.
12:00 PM Mar 7, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Congressional aides involved in preparing the Senate Intelligence Committee's unreleased study of the CIA's secret interrogation and detention program walked out of the spy agency's fortress-like headquarters with classified documents that the CIA contended they weren't authorized to have, McClatchy has learned.
9:00 PM Mar 6, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Americans whose 2013 health insurance policies were supposed to be canceled this year because they don't meet tough new standards under the Affordable Care Act can now renew those noncompliant policies for another two years if their home states allow it, the Obama administration announced Wednesday.
5:00 PM Mar 6, 2014
WASHINGTON (MCT) – Congressional aides involved in preparing the Senate Intelligence Committee's unreleased study of the CIA's secret interrogation and detention program walked out of the spy agency's fortress-like headquarters with classified documents that the CIA contended they weren't authorized to have, McClatchy has learned.