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  • With Clemens on trial, Pettitte may again be a key figure

    With Clemens on trial, Pettitte may again be a key figure
    Seven-time Cy Young Award-winner Roger Clemens is on trial today – again – for allegedly lying to Congress, and that means the spotlight will again find Brian McNamee, the pitcher’s former personal trainer. McNamee has said he injected...
  • What happens in Cartagena …

    What happens in Cartagena …
    Many of us who labor in journalism inevitably have contact with U.S. Secret Service agentsand encounter men and women as devoted to their task, as serious of purpose, and as professional as any of the finest in law enforcement. So it is nothing short of...
  • Not so Secret Service

    Not so Secret Service
    In the 1962 Howard Lindsay-Russel Crouse-Irving Berlin Broadway musical, "Mr. President," one of the songs in the production is titled "The Secret Service," which begins, "The Secret Service makes me nervous ..." If allegations are true that at least...
  • Cummings seeks Wal-Mart investigation

    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, on Monday requested a meeting with Wal-Mart officials in response to allegations that the retailer covered up a bribery scheme to expand its business in...
  • Rep. Gowdy says he'll bring prosecutor's focus, fairness to Benghazi probe

    WASHINGTON Rep. Trey Gowdy's got a late-night habit. "He eats a ridiculously lot of pizza," said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah. "Even if he goes out and has dinner, he's got to have his late-night pie. I don't know how he does it." It's...
  • Lawmakers threaten Ex-Im Bank subpoena in oversight rebuff

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top members of the House of Representatives Financial Services panel are threatening to subpoena the U.S. Export-Bank over the bank's refusal to make three employees available for questioning as Congress considers whether to renew...
  • Policing private contractors is challenge for states

    WASHINGTON Hurricane Sandy victims were improperly denied grant money to rebuild. Criminals escaped from halfway houses and committed murder and assault. Case managers for people with developmental disabilities failed to file accurate reports about...
  • Could plan to offer financial services save Postal Service?

    WASHINGTON Lawmakers and government officials looking for a way to save the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service are considering a proposal that would make check cashing, small loans, prepaid cards and other financial services available at your local post...
  • White House says health care tax credits to continue for now

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Tuesday sought to downplay dueling court rulings over the validity of a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, but Republicans on Capitol Hill seized on the latest news as another reason the federal health care...
  • Rep. Issa says recording is evidence of improper fundraising by Solis

    Rep. Issa says recording is evidence of improper fundraising by Solis
    U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) released a recording on Wednesday that his office said supported allegations of improper fundraising activity by Los Angeles County Supervisor-elect Hilda Solis' when she served as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Issa, whose...
  • White House spokesman says investigation in Solis matter is ongoing

    White House spokesman says investigation in Solis matter is ongoing
    A White House spokesman said Wednesday that there is an "ongoing law enforcement investigation" related to a recording released earlier in the day by a Republican congressman who alleged it showed improper fundraising activity by former U.S. Labor...
  • Issa releases tape he says implicates Solis in illegal fundraising

    Issa releases tape he says implicates Solis in illegal fundraising
    Rep. Darrell Issa released a recording Wednesday that his office said supported allegations of illegal fundraising activity by Los Angeles County Supervisor-elect Hilda Solis when she served as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Issa (R-Vista), whose House...