Senate Fails to Pass Keystone Pipeline Bill
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
The Senate last night failed to pass legislation that would have greenlighted construction of the U.S. leg of the Keystone Pipeline. The bill, S.2280, would have allowed TransCanada Keystone Pipeline L.P. to construct the U.S. leg of the pipeline beginning in Nebraska and connect it to the Canadian leg. The exact route of the pipeline would be subject to any ...
Acting Secret Service Director on Capitol Hill Wednesday
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The House Judiciary Committee will host Acting Secret Service Director Joseph Clancy for an oversight hearing on Wednesday morning. Clancy took over the agency after previous director Julie Pierson resigned following an incident where a knife-wielding man scaled the White House fence and made it inside the mansion before being apprehended. President Obama was not at home during the incident. ...
Senate to Vote on Keystone Pipeline
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The Senate is scheduled to vote today on whether or not to approve construction of the U.S. leg of the Keystone Pipeline. The bill, S.2280, would allow TransCanada Keystone Pipeline L.P. to construct the U.S. leg of the pipeline beginning in Nebraska and connect it to the Canadian leg. The exact route of the pipeline would be subject to any ...
FNS Election 2014 Coverage (Including Election Night)
Friday, October 31, 2014
Federal News Service has been providing extensive coverage of this year’s midterm elections. This coverage will reach its zenith with our Election Night coverage, which will include victory and concession speeches in key races from across the country, as well as remarks by party leaders on the results. With 36 U.S. Senate seats and all 435 U.S. House of Representatives ...
Stay Up to Date on the Michael Brown Shooting Investigation
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Don’t miss Federal News Service’s continuing coverage of the officer-involved shooting death of Ferguson, Missouri teenager Michael Brown. By subscribing to www.fednews.com, you will not only have real-time access, but you will also be able to view the transcripts in their entirety. To subscribe to our transcription service click here. To purchase single transcripts, click here. Our coverage includes the ...
Federal News Service Will Hold a Lunch and Learn on March 19
Friday, February 28, 2014
Come learn why Federal News Service is key to major media companies publications! What are you missing out on? It’s hard to stay on top of the news and events in Washington. We can help you. Run the Sunday morning talk show circuit in record time. We’re posting transcripts in near real-time, and we post in sections until the transcripts ...
Jay Carney Live: On ‘Two Ferns,’ Selfies, and Jon Stewart
Thursday, April 17, 2014
By WSJ Staff In a discussion at George Washington University hosted by CBSCBS +0.56% News reporter Major Garrett, Jay Carney answered questions about his experiences as White House spokesman, including the troubled health-care rollout and President Barack Obama‘s efforts to use new media to reach voters… Read the full article HERE
U.S. Losing Influence in the Middle East? Saudi Prince Says Yes
Monday, December 16, 2013
Saudi Arabian Prince Turki al-Faisal, who was the Kingdom’s ambassador to the United States back in 2005-2006, told The Wall Street Journal yesterday that the United States is losing influence in the Middle East and that U.S.-Iran negotiations were “surprising” to the Saudis. Prince al-Faisal’s comments, in an interview, touched on points of contention between the Saudis and the United ...
Secret FISA court gets a critique from within
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
By Stewart M. Powell / Hearst Newspapers WASHINGTON — To hear James Comey tell it, judges on the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court routinely put spy agency lawyers through their paces before approving electronic eavesdropping designed to combat terrorist attacks. People “hear secret court, sometimes they hear rubber stamp,” the long-time Justice Department lawyer and FBI Director nominee said in ...