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What the military did while Benghazi post burned

What the military did while Benghazi post burned

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2013, file photo outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, right, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the Pentagon's role in responding to the Sept. 11, 2012, attack …

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GOP keeps House edge in Democratic-leaning states

GOP keeps House edge in Democratic-leaning states

FILE - This Sept. 6, 2012 file photo shows Rep. David Price, D-N.C. speaking the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Democrats long have claimed that Republicans abused their legislative powers to elect a disproportionate number of U.S. House members. A court in Florida is lend…

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US records $71 billion budget surplus in June

US records $71 billion budget surplus in June

FILE - This March 27, 2009, file photo shows the Treasury Building in Washington. The Treasury Department releases federal budget data for June on Friday, July 11, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

July 11, 2014 11:27 amLoading…
Officers say no 'stand-down order' for Benghazi

Officers say no 'stand-down order' for Benghazi

FILE - This May 8, 2013, file photo shows House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., left, confering with Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington, during a House Oversight Committee hearing about the deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission…

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Officers say no 'stand-down order' for Benghazi

Officers say no 'stand-down order' for Benghazi

FILE - This March 14, 2014 file photo shows House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., joined at left by Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, listening to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington. The testimony of nine military officers severely undermines claims…

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House, Senate committees advance highway aid plans

House, Senate committees advance highway aid plans

FILE - This April 9, 2014 file photo shows House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich. on Capitol Hill in Washington. A House committee took a step Thursday toward keeping highway and transit aid flowing to states just three weeks before transportation programs are foreca…

July 10, 2014 1:34 pmLoading…
FACT CHECK: It's 'Mediscare' time in Kentucky

FACT CHECK: It's 'Mediscare' time in Kentucky

FILE -This June 24, 2014 file photo shows Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. on Capitol Hill in Washington. Shaky claims about Medicare were common in the 2012 campaign, from President Barack Obama on down. Now they’ve surfaced in this year’s midterm elections, in one of the hotte…

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Sen. Menendez wants federal probe of Cuba role

Sen. Menendez wants federal probe of Cuba role

FILE - This March 27, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J. on Capitol Hill in Washington. Menendez says his attorney has asked the Justice Department to investigate whether the Cuban government had a role in allegations against him that have prompted a federal probe of the New …

July 08, 2014 12:36 pmLoading…
Judge to mull senator's suit over health exchanges

Judge to mull senator's suit over health exchanges

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2014 file photo, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., joined by attorneys Paul D. Clement, far left, and Rick Esenberg, second from left, announces that he has filed a lawsuit to block the federal government from helping to pay for health care coverage for members of Congress and…

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Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

Backlash stirs in US against foreign worker visas

FILE- In this April 22, 2013 file photo, the Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on immigration reform after a bipartisan group of senators agreed on legislation that would dramatically remake the U.S. immigration system, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Amid calls for expanding the nat…

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JPMorgan CEO to get treatment for throat cancer

JPMorgan CEO to get treatment for throat cancer

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2014, file photo, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dimon has throat cancer that will require radiation and chemotherapy treatment during the Summer of 2014.. Dimon disclosed his condition in a message late Tuesday, Jul…

July 01, 2014 5:54 pmLoading…
JPMorgan CEO to get treatment for throat cancer

JPMorgan CEO to get treatment for throat cancer

FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2014, file photo, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dimon has throat cancer that will require radiation and chemotherapy treatment during the Summer of 2014.. Dimon disclosed his condition in a message late Tuesday, Jul…

July 01, 2014 5:54 pmLoading…
Report: Health law sign-ups dogged by data flaws

Report: Health law sign-ups dogged by data flaws

FILE - This May 14, 2014 file photo shows then-Health and Human Service Secretary nominee Sylvia Mathews Burwell testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Obama administration has been struggling to clear up data discrepancies that could potentially jeopardize coverage for millions under…

July 01, 2014 12:07 pmLoading…
Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration

Obama: I'll act on my own on immigration

FILE - This June 24, 2014 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner told President Barack Obama that the House will not vote on overhauling the nation’s troubled immigration system during this election year, the White House says. Offi…

June 30, 2014 2:31 pmLoading…
GOP bucking business priorities on Capitol Hill

GOP bucking business priorities on Capitol Hill

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2013, file photo, following a closed-door meeting of House Republicans, Rep. John Fleming, R-La., tells reporters that President Obama is not negotiating in good faith with the GOP, at the Capitol in Washington. Traditional ties between the business community and the …

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Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

FILE - This June 19, 2014 file photo shows House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., with Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., left, and Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, right, on Capitol Hill in Washington just after McCarthy was voted new majority leader, replacing Rep. Eric Cantor, R-…

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Latino Workers

Latino Workers

(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

June 18, 2014 4:05 pm
Barack Obama

Barack Obama

President Barack Obama walks to board Marine One for a short helicopter flight to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. and then onto Pittsburgh to talk about jobs, Tuesday, June 17, 2014, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

June 17, 2014 11:44 am
Harry Reid

Harry Reid

Harry Reid, líder de los demócratas en el Senado, en conferencia de prensa desde el Capitolio, el 10 de junio de 2014. Los senadores estudian un proyecto que podría duplicar en tres años el presupuesto para dar servicios a los excombatientes. (Foto AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

June 16, 2014 10:57 am
Emboldened House conservatives planning next steps

Emboldened House conservatives planning next steps

Eric Cantor

June 14, 2014 1:10 pm
Ruby Dee

Ruby Dee

Husband-and-wife actors, writers and producers Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee arrive at the State Department on Dec. 4, 2004 for a dinner celebrating them and the other Kennedy Center honorees, in Washington. Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, r…

June 12, 2014 3:58 pm
DAVIS  DEE

DAVIS DEE

In this Dec. 4, 2004, photo, husband-and-wife actors, writers and producers Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee arrive at the State Department for a dinner celebrating them and the other Kennedy Center honorees, in Washington. Dee an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career span…

June 12, 2014 1:44 pm
DAVIS  DEE

DAVIS DEE

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2004 file photo, husband-and-wife actors, writers and producers Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee arrive at the State Department for a dinner celebrating them and the other Kennedy Center honorees, in Washington. Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile…

June 12, 2014 1:42 pm
Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee

In this Dec. 4, 2004 photo, husband-and-wife actors, writers and producers Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee arrive at the State Department for a dinner celebrating them and the other Kennedy Center honorees. Dee, an acclaimed actor and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radi…

June 12, 2014 1:38 pm
Kennedy Center Honors

Kennedy Center Honors

In this Dec. 4, 2004, photo, recipients of the 27th annual Kennedy Center Honors, front, from left, singer and composer Elton John, actress Ruby Dee, and soprano Joan Sutherland; and, rear, from left, actor, producer, writer and director Warren Beatty, actor, writer and producer Ossie Davis,…

June 12, 2014 1:42 pm
John Boehner

John Boehner

El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes, John Boehner, es abordado por la prensa mientras sale de su oficina en el Capitolio en Washington, el miércoles 11 de junio de 2014, la mañana siguiente de la sorpresiva derrota política del líder de la mayoría de esa instancia legislativa, Eric …

June 11, 2014 10:29 am
Warnings on 'gaming' patient waits go back years

Warnings on 'gaming' patient waits go back years

House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla. is joined by Republican members and veterans in calling for reforms in the wake of allegations of gross mismanagement and misconduct at Veterans Administration hospitals possibly leading to patient deaths, Thursday, May 29, 2…

May 31, 2014 3:08 pm
Tea party looks for a GOP primary win in Nebraska

Tea party looks for a GOP primary win in Nebraska

Rep. Shelley Moore Capito

May 13, 2014 4:50 pm
John Boehner

John Boehner

El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes John Boehner. (Foto AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

May 08, 2014 2:56 pm
Darrell Issa

Darrell Issa

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., calls on his panel to find former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for her previous refusal to answer questions at two hearings probing on whether tea party and conservative political groups had b…

May 01, 2014 7:56 pmLoading…
Release of White House email stirs up a new controversy over Benghazi

Release of White House email stirs up a new controversy over Benghazi

Rep. Darrell Issa, above, has pursued the question of whether the military was told to “stand down” the night of the attacks. He’s now pitted against fellow Republican “Buck” McKeon.

May 01, 2014 5:43 pmLoading…
Barack Obama, Easter Bunny

Barack Obama, Easter Bunny

President Obama — you know which one he is, right? — with the Easter Bunny. The First Family hosts the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday. 

April 19, 2014 7:30 am
Budget office: Wage boost would cost firms $15B

Budget office: Wage boost would cost firms $15B

El senador demócrata Tom Harkin en una rueda de prensa tras decidir el Senado con el debate de un proyecto de ley que prohibiría la discriminación laboral contra los homosexuales, bisexuales y transgénero, en el Capitolio de Washingtonel lunes, 4 de noviembre del 2013. (Foto AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

April 17, 2014 6:16 pm
Democratic lawmaker: GOP base 'animated by racism'

Democratic lawmaker: GOP base 'animated by racism'

FILE — In this Sept. 3, 2013 file photo, Rep. SteveIsrael, D-N.Y. is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. Millionaires and billionaires are increasing their influence in federal elections, forcing the parties to play more limited roles, and raising questions about who sets the agenda in campa…

April 13, 2014 5:20 pmLoading…
Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

Chances of getting audited by IRS lowest in years

FILE — This March 26, 2014 file photo shows Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. As millions of Americans race to meet Tuesday’s tax deadline, their chances of getting audited are lower than they have been in years. Budget cuts a…

April 13, 2014 2:34 pmLoading…
Rosie Cortinas, Diana DeGette

Rosie Cortinas, Diana DeGette

Familiares de víctimas de accidentes ocasionados por defectos de seguridad en autos pequeños de General Motors muestran fotos de sus seres queridos en los prados del Capitolio, el martes 1 de abril de 2014, en Washington. (Foto AP/J. Scott Applewhite, archivo)

April 10, 2014 10:12 am
Russia oil talks pose new hurdle to Iran nuke pact

Russia oil talks pose new hurdle to Iran nuke pact

Secretary of State John Kerry, on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, said the U.S. could impose economic sanctions if Iran and Russia move forward with a reported oil-for-food contract.

April 08, 2014 1:50 pmLoading…
Bob Corker, John McCain

Bob Corker, John McCain

A la izquierda el sen. Bob Corker, republicano por Tennessee, y el sen. John McCain, republicano por Arizona, durante la votación por reinstalar el seguro de desempleo de largo plazo para personas que llevan mucho tiempo sin trabajo, el pasado lunes 7 de april.

April 08, 2014 10:01 am
Bob Corker, John McCain

Bob Corker, John McCain

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., left, and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., join other lawmakers during the vote on restoring jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed, legislation that expired late last year, at the Capitol in Washington, Monday, April 7, 2014. With their 17-day spring break beckoni…

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It’s Cherry blossom time in D.C.

It’s Cherry blossom time in D.C.

J. Scott Applewhite / The Associated pressThe cherry trees on Capitol Hill in Washington are starting to blossom amid a spring rain and after a cold, lingering winter. The National Park Service says the buds are “puffy white,” which usually signifies that the peak bloom is four to six days a…

April 07, 2014 5:20 pmLoading…
Jan Schakowsky, Nancy Pelosi, Chris Van Hollen, Doris Matsui

Jan Schakowsky, Nancy Pelosi, Chris Van Hollen, Doris Matsui

From left, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., walk to a news conference to criticize the GOP budget bill being put forth by House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., at the Capito…

April 07, 2014 4:45 pm
Barack Obama with Easter Bunny

Barack Obama with Easter Bunny

President Obama opened the Easter Egg Roll festivities at the White House in Washington, on April 9, 2012.

April 07, 2014 11:08 am
Dianne Feinstein

Dianne Feinstein

Foto del 27 de marzo del 2014 de la presidenta de la Comisión de Inteligencia del Senado, la demócrata Dianne Feinstein, en el Capitolio de Washington. (Foto AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

April 03, 2014 2:45 pm
Mom was right: Eat lots of veggies; they're even better for you than fruit

Mom was right: Eat lots of veggies; they're even better for you than fruit

A new study says people who eat seven servings of vegetables a day may cut their risk of dying from a variety of diseases by 42 percent. Fruits are good, too, but less so than veggies.

April 02, 2014 5:28 pmLoading…
John Boehner, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Eric Cantor, Bradley Byrne

John Boehner, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Eric Cantor, Bradley Byrne

El líder de la Cámara de Representantes John Boehner y sus compañeros de partido Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Bradley Byrne, y el líder de la mayoría Eric Cantor al concluir una conferencia de prensa en el Capitolio el martes 25 de marzo de 2014. (Foto de AP/J. Scott Applewhite)

March 31, 2014 2:23 pm
Senators concerned by Secret Service allegations

Senators concerned by Secret Service allegations

FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2011, file photo Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., center, speaks during a Capitol Hill news conference in Washington. Carper, chairman of a subcommittee that oversees federal financial management, commented on the $77 million computer system to stop Medicare fraud before it ca…

March 26, 2014 3:35 pm

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