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John Conyers, Jr.

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  • Goodell in hot seat amid reports video of Rice attack was sent to NFL

    Goodell in hot seat amid reports video of Rice attack was sent to NFL
    An act of domestic violence has already cost a professional football running back his job. Bumbling an investigation into the incident may cost the NFL’s commissioner his. Roger Goodell, who heads the nation’s most successful sports league,...
  • Report: Rice spit on fiancee

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: adds Cary Williams quotes at bottom Report: Rice spit on fiancee According to hotel security staffers, Ray Rice spit on his then-fiancee twice prior to knocking her out in an elevator, ESPN's "Outside the Lines"...
  • Goodell says his job not on the line

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3 with NOW calling for resignation Goodell says his job not on the line NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who has come under nationwide criticism for his handling of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice...
  • Goodell sends memo; report indicates league had Rice video

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with AP report Goodell sends memo; report indicates league had Rice video NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to team owners and presidents on Wednesday detailing the league's process in the investigation...
  • Justice Department to expand probe in Michael Brown shooting

    WASHINGTON The Justice Department is preparing to announce as early as Thursday that it will expand its investigation of the police shooting death of Michael Brown, 18, into a broader civil rights probe of the practices of the Ferguson Police Department....
  • Justice Department has widened involvement in local law enforcement in past 2 decades

    WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has intervened in cases involving more than two dozen local or state law enforcement departments over the last 20 years. The most recent intervention is coming in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael...
  • Rep. Bobby Scott speaks out on Ferguson riots

    Rep. Bobby Scott speaks out on Ferguson riots
    U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, D-Newport News, signed a letter with two other lawmakers expressing concern about the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting of an unarmed black teen by police. A national debate has emerged over the...
  • Impeachment talk and obstructionism backfiring for Republicans

    Republican talk of impeaching President Barack Obama has gotten out of hand. After months of attempting to block or repeal the Affordable Care Act and sabotaging any serious efforts at immigration reform, Republicans have now taken up the impeachment...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Threats of impeachment all too common since Nixon left office

    Forty years after the Watergate scandal forced President Richard Nixon to resign or face certain impeachment and conviction, Washington's increasing partisanship too often leads to politicians threatening to go there. The consensus in 1974 was that the...
  • Lawmakers Press AT&T, DirecTV on Whether Merger Will Lead to Lower Prices

    The CEOs of AT&T and DirecTV were pressed on Capitol Hill on whether their proposed $49 billion merger, pitched as a way to achieve cost efficiencies, would lead to lower prices for consumers, but neither company committed to such a scenario. Instead,...
  • ABC News shakeup! NBC wraps upfront. RIP Eli Wallach.

    ABC News shakeup! NBC wraps upfront. RIP Eli Wallach.
    After the coffee. Before trying to shake off this sore throat and fever. The Skinny: I've been a little under the weather the last two days. Hopefully the fever will fade later in the morning. Wednesday's roundup includes some late-breaking news out of...
  • Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship

    Little-remembered Revolutionary War hero a step closer to citizenship
    Honorary U.S. citizens: Lafayette, Winston Churchill, Mother Teresa. And soon, perhaps, Bernardo de Galvez.  Legislation to make the Spanish hero of the American Revolution an honorary U.S. citizen cleared the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, even...