RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

James P. McGovern

A collection of news and information related to James P. McGovern published by this site and its partners.

Top James P. McGovern Articles

Displaying items 1-10
  • Bipartisan quartet ratchets up congressional pressure on NFL

    WASHINGTON Congressional pressure for the NFL and other major sports leagues to get a handle on domestic violence continues to ratchet up. A week after one senator proposed stripping the National Football League of its antitrust exemptions, abipartisan...
  • Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy

    Many in Congress not sold on Obama's Islamic State strategy
    Leaders from both parties expressed confidence Tuesday that the House would support President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels in the fight against Islamic State militants, an important component of the administration's broader strategy to confront...
  • Obama says does not yet have military strategy for Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States has not yet developed a strategy for confronting Islamic State in Syria, an acknowledgement that a decision had not been made on whether to launch air strikes against the...
  • Congress expected to avoid vote on military action in Iraq, Syria

    Congress expected to avoid vote on military action in Iraq, Syria
    President Obama on Tuesday began a bid to convince congressional leaders — and the American people — of his strategy to defeat Islamic militants. But partisan divisions and political sensitivities in Congress make it unlikely lawmakers will...
  • The commander in chief should not also be the 'decider in chief'

    Just before leaving for summer recess at the end of July, the House of Representatives turned to the issue of Iraq. Throughout June, President Obama had steadily increased the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq from an initial 275 to nearly 800. Military...
  • How does a $36 food-stamps cut look on the kitchen table?

    WASHINGTON--More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps awoke on Friday to deal with the harsh reality that their benefits will decrease because emergency payments from the federal government to stimulate the economy have expired. That...
  • House passes GOP-backed bill aimed at Obama's 'imperial presidency'

    WASHINGTON -- The House passed the first of a pair of bills aimed at reining in what Republicans call a pattern of overreach by the executive branch under President Obama. Democrats decried the base-pleasing measure as a political stunt. Immigration...
  • House sends farm bill compromise to the Senate

    House sends farm bill compromise to the Senate
    WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives easily approved a new five-year farm bill Wednesday, ending nearly two years of contentious debate over how to cut agriculture subsidies and nutrition programs. The final vote was 251-166. The Senate is...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Argo' on HBO

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Argo' on HBO
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES A Healthy You & Carol Alt  This new...
  • Say on pay: House says yea

     
    by Richard Simon Responding to the public furor over bonuses paid to executives of Wall Street firms bailed out by taxpayers, the House today voted to give shareholders a bigger say over compensation in the first piece of President Obama's......