The more senior Republican says he will challenge the conservative favorite for Ways & Means gavel.
The program has never informed a DOD policy decision, a spokesman said.
NBC News/ WSJ pollsters say the midterm elections are all about turnout, which is influenced by intensity toward an issue.
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Congressional auditors are telling the Energy Department it should collaborate more with other key agencies on developing ways to secure radiological items.
Lawmakers are urging new rules be issued under an existing Obama executive order.
A senior U.S. diplomat stressed Russia's "self-interest" in eliminating Syria's chemical arms, as a rift grew between Moscow and other capitals over Ukraine.
Democrats are evenly split, while the vast majority of Republicans support the pipeline.