President Bush meets with European leaders today for the biannual EU-US Summit. Trans-Atlantic cooperation is expected to be the watchword. But as John Dimsdale reports, the two sides are no closer to bridging an ongoing trade dispute.
Former White House aide David Safavian was found guilty today of covering up his relationship with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But even as the justice system cracks down on lobbyist influence, Congress still can't police itself. Eric Niiler reports.
The Army Corps of Engineers has canceled another deal with military contractor Parsons. The company's now lost $400 billion worth of rebuilding deals in Iraq in a matter of weeks. Lisa Napoli has the details.
A Senate panel takes up proposed legislation today aimed at curbing deficit spending. A measure that would give presidents a line-item veto may have support on both sides of the aisle.John Dimsdale reports.
Turns out law enforcement agencies are turning to data brokers in the private sector if they need phone records fast. But these data companies could be using tactics that break the law and Congress is looking into it. Janet Babin reports.
The Senate Budget Committee tomorrow looks at an overhaul package that would force big spenders in Congress to stay below a steadily declining limit. If they don't? Mandatory across-the-board spending cuts. John Dimsdale reports.
Congress looked today at an audit that found massive abuse of FEMA relief money. As much as $1.4 billion — or 16% — was spent on things like tropical vacations, a divorce attorney, even a sex change. John Dimsdale reports