By Sean Lengell | 03/05/14 05:29 AM
President Obama's controversial pick to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division faces a potentially close -- and for Senate Democratic leaders, embarrassing -- vote Wednesday in the chamber. The nomination of Debo Adegbile is at risk despite a move in November by Senate Majority...
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/03/14 02:57 PM
A top Senate Republican wants access to the legal opinions that justify President Obama's plans to step up his use of executive orders. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sent a letter Monday to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, asking for the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) to...
By Michael Barone | 02/02/14 06:22 PM
Henry Waxman and George Miller are retiring from the House and not running for re-election after 40 years as a congressmen from southern and northern California. Also retiring and not running for re-election is Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa. Senator Max Baucus of Montana will resign if, as expected,...
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