GOP demands Justice explain subpoenaing of AP phone records
Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee are pressing the Justice Department for proof it exhausted all other means before secretly subpoenaing the records of at least 20 Associated Press phone lines.
Wed May 22, 2013
Top House Republican tells Navy to scrap its 'fantasy' shipbuilding plan
Rep. Randy Forbes , the chairman of the House Armed Services seapower subcommittee, said the Navy is living in a "fantasy land" by putting forward a 30-year shipbuilding plan when the service can't guarantee funding beyond five years.
As the IRS sits in the hot seat, we check tax facts
"We have a tax code that allows groups to use their political operations within the tax code, under the guise of a charity, to use undisclosed millions of dollars to do political campaigns." The IRS has been under fire for allegedly targeting conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
Randy Forbes: 'The IRS doesn't have to prove something against ...
Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., recently appeared on Fox News to discuss the Internal Revenue Service.
Tue May 21, 2013
Littoral Combat Ships Backed by House Panel
A House defense panel has agreed with the U.S. Navy's request to buy four additional Littoral Combat Ships in the fiscal year starting Oct.
Fri May 17, 2013
The American Spectator
IRS Official Who Oversaw Tax-Exempt Office Now Runs Obamacare Office
The official who ran the IRS office on tax-exempt organizations when the Tea Party was being targeted is now the director of the IRS office on Obamacare.
Benghazi probe co-chair subpoenaed by House panel
U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes holds up a photo of U.S. embassy security personnel Tyrone Woods, who was killed in the Benghazi attacks, as Rep.
The American Spectator
IRS Sued for Wrongly Seizing 60 Million Medical Records
A medical company in California filed a class-action lawsuit against 15 IRS employees, alleging that they wrongly seized over 60 million medical records of over 10 million Americans.
Wed May 15, 2013
The American Spectator
Rep. Forbes: Keep Obamacare Data Away from the IRS
In today's House Judiciary Committee hearing with Attorney General Eric Holder, Congressman Randy Forbes announced his plan to introduce a bill keeping data on Americans' healthcare decisions away from the IRS after the agency admitted to targeting conservative groups for auditing.
Tue May 14, 2013
Navy makes aviation history with carrier drone launch
The U.S. Navy made aviation history on Tuesday by launching an unmanned jet off an aircraft carrier for the first time, taking an important step toward expanded use of drones by the American military with an eye on possible rivals like China and Iran.
The Wall Street Journal
Navy Successfully Launches Drone
An X-47B drone is towed into the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush, in photo provided by the U.S. Navy.
Mon May 13, 2013
Hampton Roads Daily Press
Feedback for 5/14: Homeless, Hillary Clinton and Ken Cuccinelli
Dennis, Newport News : Just read the Sunday paper, the story by Sarah about this lady and her six kids.
U.S. Naval Institute
Navy Plan Calls for More Sub Funding
The Navy's 30-year shipbuilding plan warns Congress unless the Pentagon can find more money to complete the Navy's planned 12 new Ohio-class Replacement ballistic missile submarines the service will be unable to meet its future obligations.
Sat May 11, 2013
18-year-old Old Dominion graduate has big dreams -- starting at MIT
Spencer Lane stood out among his peers at Old Dominion University's graduation ceremony, and not because he's among the youngest graduates in the university's history.
Fri May 10, 2013
Little change in new fleet plan
The Navy's full 30-year shipbuilding plan dropped on Capitol Hill Friday afternoon, providing Congress with an annual update of the service's strategies for the future size of the fleet, the types of vessels that will make up the force, and the number of ships to be bought each year.
Tue May 07, 2013
GOP Governor-Congress Fissure Seen in Online Bid
Retailers that want the Republican-led U.S. House to pass legislation letting states collect sales taxes from out-of-state sellers have some skillful lobbyists on their side: Republican governors.
Military members tried for proselytizing can get free lawyers
Any member of the armed services accused of "proselytizing" under a Pentagon policy will be defended free of charge by a Florida-based non-profit organization.
Mon May 06, 2013
U.S. Senate OKs Internet sales tax bill
The U.S. Senate approved legislation Monday that would require large online retailers to collect state sales taxes, a welcome development for traditional merchants and Virginia leaders who are counting on the extra revenue.
Who will succeed McKeon on HASC? - Israel vs. Syria - McCain knocks...
Rs and Ds QUIETLY PLANNING IN CASE McKEON RETIRES: HASC Chairman Buck McKeon says he's not planning to retire at the end of his term, but that hasn't stopped Republican colleagues from eying his committee chairmanship and Democrats from targeting his seat.
Boykin and Allard: Everywhere but in foxholes
President Obama's supporters were outraged when the actor portraying Satan during the recent TV miniseries "The Bible" had more than a passing resemblance to Mr.