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  • CIA improperly accessed Senate computers, agency finds

    WASHINGTON CIA employees improperly accessed computers used by the Senate Intelligence Committee to compile a report on the agency's now defunct detention and interrogation program, an internal CIA investigation has determined. Findings of the...
  • Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's fair on fares

    Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's fair on fares
    Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares are in the spotlight this week in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements and on the Web as well as for a security fee hike that's baked into ticket prices. Consumer...
  • U.S. attorney general to condemn use of demographics in sentencing

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One year into his effort to lower prison sentences for nonviolent criminals, Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday will condemn states that consider demographic data before determining sentencing for convicted individuals,...
  • Impeachment lite [Editorial]

    It's a measure of how bitter the partisan divide in Washington has become that yesterday House Republicans voted overwhelmingly to authorize Speaker John Boenher to bring a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for failing to enforce a provision of the...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Threats of impeachment all too common since Nixon left office

    Forty years after the Watergate scandal forced President Richard Nixon to resign or face certain impeachment and conviction, Washington's increasing partisanship too often leads to politicians threatening to go there. The consensus in 1974 was that the...
  • Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch

    Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch
    Emmanuel Morel is attempting to topple U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. Though he’s low on money, and Deutch enjoys strong support from many Democrats, Morel said he can defeat the incumbent in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary.   The district includes...
  • Ambulance Chaser...Sort Of

    Ambulance Chaser...Sort Of
    So the Republicans in Congress want to sue the president because they've tried to block everything they could about Obamacare, and just about anything else he's tried to do, forcing him to be creative. This couldn't be written any better by a team of...
  • House Republicans Investigate FCC Over Spectrum Auction Waiver to Obama Donor

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee is asking the FCC for information on how it decided to grant a waiver to a company controlled by a donor and fund raiser to President Obama's presidential campaigns. The focus is a July 23 waiver granted to Grain...
  • House GOP urges Obama to act unilaterally on border, while suing him for acting unilaterally on ACA

    I don’t think the House leadership intended this to be funny. But it’s pretty funny. Faced with a rebellion from the right, House Speaker John Boehner a short time ago pulled a bill that would have authorized $659 million in emergency...
  • Obama's latest executive order aimed at labor law violations

    Obama's latest executive order aimed at labor law violations
    Saying he won’t let the threat of a Republican lawsuit “stop me from doing what needs to be done,” President Obama signed a new executive order Thursday designed to make it tougher for companies to win federal contracts if they violate...
  • Bolling calls for redistricting reform

    Bolling calls for redistricting reform
    NEWPORT NEWS — Virginia's badly gerrymandered congressional and legislative districts are poisoning our politics and leading the state toward a Washington-style gridlock, former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling told a small group of Peninsula business...