Sen. Alexander critized guidance on how schools use funds, including on building renovations.
The Agriculture Department wants to increase SNAP "access to nutritious food."
Conservatives want to confirm Eric Holder's replacement in the new Congress next year.
The attorney general announced his resignation Thursday afternoon.
He called the 4,800 federal decrease, the first in decades, "nothing less than historic."
The initiative will include five "major activities" in yet unidentified U.S. cities.
The flood of children into the U.S. has raised concerns that terrorists could slip in.
The report was initiated before last month's shooting in Ferguson, Mo.
Stuart Delery argued U.S. v. Windsor, as it made its way to the high court.
The DOJ is looking for "systemic violations" of the Constitution or federal law, he said.
Federal oversight of the business did not extend to the shooting range activities.
The metric used to put a price tag on regulations has come under GOP fire.
The pay hike applies to thousands of companies with federal contracts.
The funding will pay for 950 officers at 215 departments.
President Obama has plenty of past and present insiders to choose from.
Civil liberties advocates call the proposal an “outrageous assault on free speech”
Protesters at the DNC warn party not to take their support for granted.
The White House said the package would put regulations "into a months-long limbo."
“It would be premature at best to declare victory," the official said.
Nearly 3,000 federal workers have been killed on the job since 1992.
The attorney general cited “recent developments” in the case.
Associate Attorney General Tony West was one of Holder's top lieutenants.
Groups say immigrants granted deferred action should be eligible for health programs.
He will meet with community leaders, investigators and elected officials.