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  • You can't FOIA the Capitol Police

    WASHINGTON Have Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., or House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, ever taken an elevator ride alongside an armed contractor with a criminal record? The answer to that and other sensitive security questions about...
  • Pelosi says debate, vote should be held on military authorization

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., reiterated her enthusiasm at a Wednesday morning news conference for Congress to debate and ultimately vote on an Authorization for Use of Military Force to further combat the Islamic State terrorist group....
  • Poll: Public backing grows for Obama's actions against Islamic State

    WASHINGTON Americans overwhelmingly back U.S. airstrikes against terrorists in Syria and are increasingly supportive of President Barack Obama's handling of the crisis, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. But that approval and confidence appears...
  • Secret Service chief out; multiple probes of security lapses loom

    WASHINGTON Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday amid mounting congressional criticism and as new revelations of agency lapses convinced President Barack Obama it was time for new leadership. Joseph Clancy, a former special agent in...
  • Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns

    The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses. Julia A. Pierson, the first woman to hold the post, stepped...
  • Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts

    Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts
    The biggest issue in this fall's election is whether the Obama administration will end when Barack Obama leaves the White House or whether it will continue on, by appointing federal judges with lifetime appointments who share President Obama's contempt...
  • Timing a debate on war-making

    WASHINGTON -- Now that President Obama has laid his case before the United Nations for a concerted international war on the emerging Islamic State, if and when should the argument be debated in Congress? Obama legal experts have insisted that the...
  • Everyone is for corporate tax overhaul; why doesn't it happen?

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's announced crackdown on what he calls an unpatriotic move by U.S. corporations to shift their headquarters and tax bills to low-tax countries is raising the question of why the U.S. simply doesn't cut its corporate tax...
  • 113th Congress could yield fewest laws in 60 years

    WASHINGTON Say this about the 113th Congress: It has managed to live down to low expectations. With only a lame-duck post-Election Day mop-up session left before a new Congress takes the oath of office in January, the 113th is on track to be one of the...
  • Congress could vote next week to help Syrian rebels

    WASHINGTON Congress was largely receptive Thursday to President Barack Obama's plan to attack the Islamic State, but lawmakers are divided on the details, and it's not clear how quickly they will act on his push to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels....
  • Congress mostly approves of airstrikes in Syria so far

    Congress found itself in a familiar position after President Obama ordered airstrikes on terrorists in Syria -- clamoring for a legislative role in the process, but perhaps relieved of not being asked to take one. Members of Congress registered mostly...