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Housing Giant May Have Tried To Hide Critical Info From U.S. Lawmakers

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON, June 4 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Housing Administration may have tried to hide the magnitude of losses it could face under the most s...

Benghazi and the IRS: Here's One Reason

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Joseph Blady, M.D.

For those who think I'm exaggerating, look at one of the most horrifically incompetent efforts in recent years, the attempt to clean up sexual misconduct in the armed forces. Why haven't chiefs of staff been fired? Why haven't service secretaries resigned?

John Celock

GOP Senate Candidate's Attendance Criticized | John Celock | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

The Republican candidate for Arizona's U.S. Senate seat, Rep. Jeff Flake, has a poor attendance record at congressional committee meetings and hearing...

GOP Continues Efforts To Delay, Weaken Financial Reform

Posted 07.05.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Sarah N. Lynch and Christopher Doering) - Two congressional committees led by Republicans approved measures on Wednesday to delay and ...

New GOP Team: Is There a Moderate in the House?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Speaker-in-Waiting John Boehner's team has already announced its picks for the new committee chairmen -- a step that was immediately followed by the requisite sniping from across the aisle.

It's Time To Lead, Mr. President

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama's legislative style has been to vaguely define what he's for, introduce a plan that is quite obviously open to lots and lots of negotiation, and then sit back and let Congress work it out.