| May 23, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Secretary of State John F. Kerry will testify next month before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, the State Department said Friday.
A spokeswoman for the department suggested his...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:20 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Now we know. Or at least we know more than we did about what happened at Benghazi, and, even more telling, what happened afterward. And there's doubtless more to come. With each congressional hearing, with each appearance by another whistleblower, the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:37 PM
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| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:17 AM
Washington -- It's crunch time for avoiding the fiscal cliff as President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner and their aides hold private talks on issues that will impact every American.
Three weeks remain to cut a deal before the automatic...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The head of the National Park Service on Tuesday defended his decision to allow Occupy D.C. protesters to remain in a park near the White House in the face of congressional Republican criticism that he was "turning a blind eye" to lawbreakers....
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Lawmakers grilled the chief executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over their salary and bonuses....
| May 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
House Republicans have been adamant since last year that they don't like the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- and it's also becoming apparent they don't like Elizabeth Warren, the Obama administration advisor who is helping launch the agency....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Voting on strictly partisan lines, a House committee recommended Wednesday that Attorney General Eric Holder be cited for contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents relating to the botched Fast and Furious weapons sting operation.
| Jul 27, 2011
| 1:09 PM
This cartoon was inspired by something a new freshman Representative from Louisiana said, although you don't need to know the quote to enjoy the cartoon. Jeff Landry came to Washington without any previous experience in elected office. He said about the...