| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee will conduct a bipartisan investigation into the U.S. Secret Service next year, the panel's new chairman, Republican Jason Chaffetz, said on Thursday.
Chaffetz and the panel's top...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Dozens of congressional staff members walked off the job Thursday afternoon in Washington to protest the lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
“We are gathered here today so that we can be the voice for the voiceless,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Lawmakers narrowly averted a government shutdown late Thursday night while advancing a $1 trillion spending package after a dramatic day on Capitol Hill in which House members of both parties raised a litany of objections to the measure.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:53 PM
The head of Amtrak questioned whether a continuing study of replacement options for the troubled 140-year-old Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel under West Baltimore is a "waste of time," given what he sees as a national failure to commit adequate funding to...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Dr. Donald C. Chambers, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies and was a national educational examiner in his field, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Nov. 26 at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 78 and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:00 AM
On behalf of ARMA International and the thousands of information management professionals working in the federal government, I want to thank Rep. Elijah Cummings for his bipartisan leadership in introducing and helping enact legislation to modernize the...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:04 AM
WASHINGTON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber apologized on Tuesday for his recent remarks about "the stupidity of the American voter," telling a congressional committee he did not think President Barack Obama's signature healthcare...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Four years after White House documents revealed the extent of the Watergate scandal, Congress passed a law that requires the preservation of presidential records and sets the process for making the documents public.
But the 1978 Presidential Records Act...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Still smarting from their defeat in the governor’s race this month, Maryland’s top elected Democrats gathered in Annapolis on Monday for a two-hour discussion of the party’s future.
In a meeting convened by U.S. Sen. Barbara A....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:50 PM
After calling for a routine prescription refill, Craig Elliott got a rude shock: His bill was going up fivefold.
The 44-year-old piano tuner and guitar instructor from Elgin, who has health insurance, used to pay $20 for a three-month supply of his...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:58 AM
As the Obama administration works to calm public anxiety over Ebola, congressional Republicans took fresh aim Friday at its missteps in responding to the disease and its strategy for containing the virus.
The hearing of the House Oversight and...