A top aide to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has resigned. Two sources familiar with the matter say Samantha Dravis, who served as senior counsel and associate administrator in the EPA’s Office of Policy and was seen as one of Pruitt’s closest aides, resigned abruptly
2:03 p.m. ET: NOR’EASTER A’COMIN’. A week after superstorm Sandy caused massive damage and power outages, some New York and New Jersey residents been evacuated ahead of a nor’easter that is expected to bring high winds and rain to the region. Read the full story...
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: WORD SEARCH: Based on interviews with Obama administration officials and Republican leaders over the weekend, it was evident that the race to define last week’s Supreme Court decision — on favorable terms for each side ...
Bills in Congress Try to Protect Electric Grid, Communications, but at a Price
Congressional pensions are more lavish than almost any others in government.
Republicans and Democrats in Washington agree that people in the country have to tighten their belts to reduce the budget deficit. But are members of congress doing the same. 20/20 co anchor Chris Cuomo went to congress to investigate tonight brings back a regular 20/20 segment. Give me a break.
For all the talk from those in Congress about how we all have to tighten our belts and make do with what we have , you would expect your lawmakers to follow suit. But this is a case of actions speaking louder than words. The percentage of private sector workers with pensions dropped from 84 percent
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) LAS VEGAS — Private jets for Mitt Romney: $233,911. The fee for a National Cowboy Museum fundraiser for Rick Perry: $2,600. The lead in the 2012 primary’s money race: Priceless. What we learned from this weekend’s third-quarter...
The death of Osama bin Laden has reignited debate about interrogation techniques and whether the framework set up during the Bush administration to detain and interrogate suspected terrorists contributed to the eventual capture of the al Qaeda leader. In the hours after bin Laden's death Sunday,
After Rep. Peter King concluded a House Homeland Security Committee hearing Thursday that investigated the radicalization of Muslims in America, the New York Republican said he hoped it put to rest the "mindless hysteria" that preceded it. His comments followed nearly five hours of debate that