By Eileen Sullivan | 04/10/14 11:30 AM
The Obama administration is briefing Congress on Thursday on a yearlong review of the intelligence community's handling of last year's deadly Boston Marathon attack.
By Donna Cassata | 04/10/14 11:28 AM
The GOP chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday he is satisfied with how the military responded to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
By Bradley Klapper | 04/10/14 11:26 AM
Boehner says he has spoken with Rep. Vance McAllister but won't share the details of their conversation. The Louisiana congressman's political future has been in doubt since he was caught on videotape kissing a senior aide.
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/10/14 07:25 AM
This story was published at 4:33 p.m. and has been updated with a response from Rep. Cummings. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., has accused the panel's top Democrat of prompting the Internal Revenue Service in 2012 to target a conservative...
By Richard Pollock | 04/10/14 06:36 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid may have broken Senate ethics and Internet rules by using his official website to attack libertarian campaign donors Charles and David Koch, a possible violation of the chamber's prohibition on "partisan" material on members' publicly funded webpages. The...
By Mark Flatten | 04/09/14 07:33 PM
Barry Coates knows he will die soon and thus become another preventable patient death resulting from botched care at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital. In November 2010, Coates sought treatment for severe abdominal pain and rectal bleeding at a VA hospital in Hartsville, S.C. The...
04/09/14 06:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of senators seeking to protect jobs is calling on President Barack Obama's administration to fully enforce trade laws in deciding whether imported steel reinforcing bar from Turkey and Mexico unfairly undercuts U.S. prices. In a letter sent Wednesday, the senators...
04/09/14 05:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is seeking the declassification of a 10-month-old letter expressing its concerns about a controversial Senate torture review, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The classified letter came to light after the Senate Intelligence Committee voted 11-3 last week...
By David M. Drucker | 04/09/14 05:03 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Paul Ryan are collaborating on an Obamacare alternative and could announce the proposal as early as this month, according to Republican sources. Both Republicans have been regularly engaged in pushing legislation on major issues — and both have made it a habit to...
04/09/14 05:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections. GOP lawmakers said the measure could hinder employers from...
04/09/14 04:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ways and Means Committee voted Wednesday to refer a former Internal Revenue Service official to the Justice Department for possible criminal prosecution in the agency's tea party controversy. Committee investigators say they have uncovered evidence that Lois Lerner...
By Sean Lengell | 04/09/14 04:29 PM
Sen. Lindsey Graham says Congress should consider holding former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell in contempt for repeatedly misleading Congress regarding the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. "Yes, we need to think about that," the South Carolina Republican told a...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/09/14 04:24 PM
Toomey's speech comes on the occasion of a nomination for the Ex-Im Board and it follows yesterday's rally House Democrats held in support of the agency.
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/09/14 03:14 PM
The House Ways and Means Committee has released a timeline that they say makes the case that former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner was actively targeting conservative groups seeking tax exempt status ahead of the 2012 election cycle.
By Lisa Ruhl | 04/09/14 03:04 PM
The House Committee on Veterans Affairs demanded answers Wednesday at a hearing on curbing the number of preventable deaths at Veterans Affairs facilities.
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