Potomac resident Alan Gross-who has been in a Cuban prison for nearly three and one-half years-has "settled a negligence suit accusing his employer of mishandling risks associated with his mission" in Cuba, Bloomberg Businessweek reported .
As scandal captures much of Washington's attention, the chairmen of the House of Representatives and Senate Judiciary committees seem determined to move forward with immigration reform, despite the controversies that will inevitably demand much of their time.
The effort to honor Pennsylvania Republican Congressman and abolitionist, Thaddeus Stevens, on a U.S. postage stamp has gained support from both Pennsylvania senators.
The Senate Judiciary Committee continues its review of the immigration reform bill and 300 amendments to it, with provisions related to the fresh produce industry likely to be discussed the week of May 20.
This is something that may not be well known. E-mails are not private. The message may have one sender and one recipient but it can be read by a third party.
Our thanks to Richard Evers and Dan DeWalt for their important articles on the despicable injustices endured by the prisoners at Guantanamo.
Sen. Patrick J. Leahy had a little time to kill before formally kicking off Tuesday morning's Judiciary Committee markup on an immigration overhaul.
Three Republican U.S. senators who are part of the "Gang of Eight" have expressed concern over any form of the proposed immigration reform bill that may contain provisions to protect LGBT people.
Immigration reform under Reagan: Twenty-seven years ago the United States implemented a plan that offered amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants.
Following news Monday that the government's vast surveillance dragnet also included the phone records of Associated Press journalists, Capitol Hill lawmakers - largely unperturbed by First and Fourth Amendment abrogations when Muslims and activists have been targeted recent years - are slamming the DOJ in defense of the Fourth Estate.
U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin wants a nationwide alert system to help catch violent criminals who injure or kill police officers and is urging Congress to pass a bill that would put such a system in place.
Leaders on both sides of the U.S. / Canadian border are pleased that the U.S. has banned a border crossing fee.
Emails are not private. A message may have one sender and one recipient but it can, with little effort, be read by a third party.
In April 1975, Sen. Frank Church, D-Idaho, impaneled a special investigative committee to look into shocking accounts of CIA dirty tricks.