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In this April 8, 2011 file photo, a welcome sign for Fargo, N.D., sits in the rising floodwaters of the Red River as a flood engineer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, at left, inspects the levee protecting the downtown area.
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The Republican chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Friday accused the panel's top Democrat of acting as "a defense counsel" for the former Internal Revenue Service official who has refused to testify at recent congressional hearings.
6 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Sixteen months after losing the White House and realizing that it must reach out to Latinos, the Republican Party is spending $10 million to ramp up Hispanic field operations in key states and flood Spanish-language news media with advertisements opposing the nation's health-care law .
10 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved the nomination of Caroline Krass to serve as the CIA's top lawyer amid a snooping fight pitting the spy agency against Congress and ensnaring the CIA's acting general counsel.
14 hrs ago | The Afro American Newspaper
U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings represents Maryland's 7th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives.
Senate negotiators reached a bipartisan deal Thursday that would renew federal unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless, allowing for retroactive payments to go to millions of Americans who fell off the insurance program when it expired in late December.
Republicans blocked Democrats' privileged resolution demanding that Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa publicly apologize to the House of Representatives for cutting off Rep. Elijah E. Cummings last week at an IRS hearing.
A coalition of Baltimore ministers endorsed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler for governor Thursday, saying he was an experienced leader with a strong track record on civil rights issues.
The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs says he is concerned over attacks against and killings of Rwandan dissidents.
Two veteran House legal experts say Republican House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa botched his shot at holding former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress by ignoring Supreme Court rules, according to Democrats.
Legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio to secure federal websites cleared an important hurdle Wednesday when it passed out of a House committee with bipartisan support.
While Lois Lerner's reassertion of the Fifth Amendment, as well as the confrontation between Committee Chairman Darrell Issa and Rep. Elijah Cummings , soaked up all of the media coverage of the IRS scandal last week, one interesting news item did not get much attention: the revelation by Lerner's attorney, William Taylor III, that Lerner had given ... (more)
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., left, accompanied by the committee's ranking Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa.
When Obama IRS official Lois Lerner yet again pleaded the Fifth Amendment last Wednesday rather than answer challenging questions during a congressional hearing, the liberal media stifled yawns.
The 111 colleges that were singled out last month in a Congressional investigation into student-aid practices are now in compliance with federal law, the lawmaker leading the investigation said on Monday.