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WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional review panel says there is "substantial reason to believe" that a Republican congressman from Texas may have been perceived to be acting in his own financial interest when he offered an amendment to benefit auto dealers last year. Texas Rep...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional review panel says there is "substantial reason to believe" that a Republican congressman from Texas may have been perceived to be acting in his own financial interest when he offered an amendment to benefit auto dealers last year. Texas...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid says he is convinced that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will nominate Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court if she is elected president. Senate Republicans have blocked Garland's confirmation since...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate press gallery and nearby rooms in the U.S. Capitol have been evacuated because of possible asbestos exposure. Officials from the Architect of the Capitol's office say they're investigating the possible exposure after workers discovered a broken air...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House Republican task force says intelligence assessments approved by senior leaders at U.S. Central Command exaggerated the progress of anti-terrorism efforts against Islamic State militants. A report released Thursday details persistent problems over the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is siding with a Senate subcommittee in a document dispute with classified advertising website Backpage.com. U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer on Friday directed the website to turn over documents as part of a congressional lawsuit about how...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Paul Ryan says the House will not vote this year on the sweeping Asia-Pacific trade deal backed by President Barack Obama. The Wisconsin Republican is a longtime proponent of free trade, but he says Obama made mistakes in negotiating the deal with 11...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette died Wednesday night at age 62 after a battle with pancreatic cancer, according to his former chief of staff. Dino Disanto said LaTourette died at his home in McLean, Virginia, surrounded by his family. LaTourette represented...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thomas Edison is coming to the U.S. Capitol. Congressional leaders will dedicate a statue of the inventor on Sept. 21 as part of the collection of statues that sit in the Capitol's Statuary Hall and in other locations around the building. Each state gets two...