Often at odds, the two men have found common ground on some criminal justice issues.
The Federal Trade Commission received more complaints about identity theft than any other issue in 2013.
Michelle Obama will announce proposals Thursday to encourage healthier diets.
The bill would mandate further analyses before rule-making.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has fined Asiana Airlines $500,000 for failing to properly assist relatives of victims of its 2013 plane crash at the San Francisco International Airport, the agency announced on Tuesday.
The transportation department said Asiana failed to provide a toll-free number for relatives of passengers who were on its plane that crash landed last July to call and took as long as five days to contact them with updates on their family members.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said foreign airlines were held to the same standards for responding to major airplane crashes as U.S. companies.
The group says the Obama administration has "sold out" with its support for gay marriage.
The former chief of staff said he supports one of Obama's recent moves "1,000 percent."
The Federal Aviation Administration is requiring helicopters to be equipped with radio altitude meters and life preserver vests for pilots to wear, the agency announced on Thursday.
Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said the changes were a part of historic improvement in U.S. helicopter safety.
“This is a landmark rule for helicopter safety,” Foxx said in a statement. “These improvements will better prepare pilots and better equip helicopters, ensuring a higher level of safety for passengers and crew.”
Heitkamp wants more inspections of freight rail tracks in North Dakota after a high-profile train accident there last year.
A shipping rule is preventing New Jersey from receiving 40,000 tons of emergency salt.