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  • Cummings seeks Wal-Mart investigation

    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, on Monday requested a meeting with Wal-Mart officials in response to allegations that the retailer covered up a bribery scheme to expand its business in...
  • Do-nothing House Republicans

    Do-nothing House Republicans
    WASHINGTON -- A meat cleaver hangs over the federal government, but the unflappable men and women of the House majority remain cool and poised. With just a few days to stop automatic spending cuts from affecting everything from air travel to food...
  • Schiff, senators introduce legislation to regulate helicopter noise

    Schiff, senators introduce legislation to regulate helicopter noise
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) joined California Sens. Dianne Feinstein  and Barbara Boxer in introducing legislation on Monday to try and provide Los Angeles County residents a respite from helicopter noise. The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise...
  • Fracking used more diesel fuel than estimated, lawmakers say

     
    Oil service companies such as Halliburton have maintained that the practice does not affect drinking water, despite anecdotal evidence in places such as Wyoming that show methane and other chemicals in residential wells near fracking activities....
  • Year in Review: Congress' 10 biggest enemies of the Earth

     
    Republicans launched an unprecedented frontal assault against environmental protections and regulations this year, prompting Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) to call his chamber "the most anti-environment House in history." Here are the 10 most powerful and...
  • Lawmakers want to question Solyndra investors about its collapse

     
    Solyndra: Two Democratic lawmakers want to question Solyndra investors about the solar company's collapse....
  • C-SPAN: Be there for public broadcasting vote today

     
    None of this is etched in stone, but here's the way the debate and vote on de-funding National Public Radio are supposed to play out in the House Thursday. And if you want to see it, C-SPAN is the place to be. C-SPAN will be wired in all day.House would...
  • House Republicans get early warning from California Sen. Barbara Boxer

     
    "This committee will remain vigilant to ensure that politics and special interests do not interfere with the ability of the EPA and the states to act in accordance with the law to respond to what the scientists are telling us,’’ Boxer said....
  • New House oversight chairman asks businesses to name onerous government regulations

     
    Rep. Darrell Issa, the Vista Republican who will head the House's top investigative committee, is following through on his pledge to be more friendly to business, asking companies to tell him which government regulations to target with his new powers........
  • Obama praises FCC's vote on Net Neutrality, Verizon yearns for the old days of Clinton and Bush

     
    Net Neutrality is passed by the FCC during today's Net Neutrality vote...
  • Is the censored David Wojnarowicz video really ‘anti-Christian’?

     
    Earlier this week Smithsonian Secretary G. Wayne Clough ordered the removal of a short video-excerpt from a critically acclaimed exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Bowing to a classic case of “manufactured outrage” from...