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33 min ago | The Wall Street Journal
Committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa cuts ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings off during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee last week.
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3 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal
The Club for Growth , a powerful conservative fundraising group, is throwing its support to former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan in the 2014 Republican Senate primary.
4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
In this June 2010 photo, workers at General Motors' Lordstown Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio, put the final touches on Chevy Cobalts.
5 hrs ago | USA Today
Jurors in the fraud trial of five former Bernard Madoff aides were shown photos of disgraced public figures in a defense bid to draw "false remorse" comparisons with the prosecution's star witness Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
6 hrs ago | Reuters
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Comcast's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable in April and another on retransmission issues in late March, the committee said on Wednesday.
7 hrs ago | Roll Call
Braley, right, is running for Senate and leaving a wide-open race for Democrats in the 1st District.
8 hrs ago | The Washington Post
For obvious reasons, the underground economy around prostitution in most American cities is tough to quantify.
9 hrs ago | Roll Call
Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., said Wednesday that she believes flood insurance legislation was the deciding factor in Tuesday's special election in Florida, not health care.
10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
In a recent analysis, Labor Department economist Audrey Watson examined occupational specialization within different business sectors.
12 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
Two women died and at least 18 people-including one minor-were injured in a likely gas explosion that leveled two residential buildings in Manhattan's East Harlem neighborhood Wednesday morning, officials said.
14 hrs ago | Washington Times
Rep. Charles Rangel , New York Democrat, said Wednesday that he has no doubt that the explosion in East Harlem is the result of a gas leak, not a terrorist attack.
17 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A dispute between the CIA and a Senate committee that oversees it burst into the open Tuesday when Sen. Diane Feinstein accused the agency of spying on Congress.
19 hrs ago | National Public Radio
The turmoil over how to end an epidemic of sexual assaults in the U.S. military is far from over as Congress haggles over legislative remedies and new details emerge about a high-profile case involving an Army general and a female captain under his command.
23 hrs ago | National Public Radio
In a diplomatic dig at Russia, President Barack Obama is hosting the new Ukrainian prime minister at the White House, a high-profile gesture aimed at cementing the West's allegiance to Ukraine's fledgling government.
Would Parmesan by any other name be as tasty atop your pasta? A ripening trade battle might put that to the test.
A member of the House armed services committee late Tuesday called on Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to direct the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy to re-examine troops in sensitive posts in light Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
The symbols of the Democratic and Republican parties are seen on display in Washington, DC on August 25, 2008.
Federal prosecutors are examining whether General Motors is criminally liable for failing to properly disclose problems with some of its vehicles that were linked to 13 deaths and led to a recall last month, according to a source familiar with the investigation.