In the latest development in the fluid Benghazi investigation, the two retired luminaries who chaired the State Department's outside review of the government's handling of the September 2012 attack in Libya reiterated their refusal to comply with a House committee chairman's demand that they testify behind closed doors.
In this Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, Libyan military guards check one of the burnt out buildings at the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, during a visit by Libyan President Mohammed el-Megarif to express sympathy for the death of American ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and his colleagues in the Sept.
House Oversight Committee ranking member Elijah Cummings called the IRS's targeting of conservative groups "one of the most alarming things I've ever seen," and believes that those involved likely broke the law.
A top House Democrat is pushing the U.S. Attorney's Office to give the public more information about its investigation into a series of national security leaks.
The Obama administration is once again reviving a years-long and recurring effort to reform the way the United States delivers food aid abroad, but unfortunately, it's a very uphill battle against some highly specially interested parties and the Congresspeople who represent them.
Maryland health advocates urged religious leaders on Tuesday to learn more about how federal health care reform will be implemented in the state so they can pass information on to uninsured congregants.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and ranking Democrat, Rep.
Among the more laudable ideas in President Barack Obama's budget for fiscal 2014 is a plan to modernize and reform the $1.5 billion U.S. food aid program.
"Saturday Night Live" had some fun with last week's marathon Benghazi hearing, marrying House Republicans' fervor for media attention with the basic tenet of sweeps week programming, like stunt casting: We can't quibble with the logic of exploiting newsmakers to make people notice what's happening on Capitol Hill - frustrated conservatives bemoaned ... (more)
The news today is that the Justice Department " secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press ," in what the AP president and chief executive officer Gary Pruitt called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into newgathering.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's two-paragraph statement on allegations that the IRS targeted tea party organizations for extra review could have come from any concerned lawmaker Monday.
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Ca., center, confers with committee general counsel Stephen Castor, right, as Rep.
In this photo provided by CBS News Sunday, May 12, 2013, Ambassador Thomas Pickering speaks on CBS's "Face the Nation" in Washington Sunday.
Phil Evans would have been prohibited from volunteering in a city election campaign before he retired from the Tulsa Police Department in December.