Republicans have criticized GM and the NHTSA for allegedly taking too long to issue recalls.
A health organization is accusing the Obama administration of allowing "trade to trump food safety" by opening the U.S. market to Korean poultry, despite a recent outbreak of the bird flu there and other health inspection violations.
The Senate committee that oversees transportation issues will hold a hearing on recalls that have been issued for several General Motors’ cars.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a recall on the ignition switch of several mid-2000’s GM models.
The agency has said that the switches experience problems, including turning off motors and disabling airbags, when they are used heavier key rings.
Attorney General Eric Holder said the resources will ease the transition from halfway houses.
An interagency panel says far too many people have access to top-secret information.
Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) joined the growing chorus of criticism about a spike in refusals.
Sixty-eight House members have asked that new inspection rules be withdrawn.
A group of private colleges blasted White House effort to tackle student loan debt.
The top U.S. diplomat told lawmakers he can "guarantee" applications are treated the same.
Two Republican bills would impose new limits on the president's executive powers.