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How Can Lawmakers Help Meriam Ibrahim?

Well, holding a hearing about the embattled Sudanese woman is always a start.

'Let Me Google That for You'—Now a Congressional Bill

Some think the government is wasting money on an agency that search engines have made obsolete. One bill would eliminate it altogether.

The State Department Really Doesn’t Want to Break Up Iraq

A decentralized federal system is best for Iraq and for U.S. interests, a State Department official says.

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Vietnam Nuclear Trade Pact, But Tightens Conditions

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez's measure passed in a bipartisan voice vote and limits the U.S.-Vietnam pact to 30 years.

The FCC Is Getting Serious About Enforcing Its Last Remaining Net-Neutrality Rule

The agency threatens to crack down on Internet providers that lie about speed.

Senate Confirms Creedon for NNSA No. 2 Position

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Madelyn Creedon to become the No. 2 official at the National Nuclear Security Administration.

9/11 Commission Chair: Congress Is the Biggest Obstacle to Stopping the Next Terrorist Attack

The Department of Homeland Security, the commission, even Congress itself say congressional oversight is out of control.

A One-Step Guide to Infuriating an EPA Official

The agency chief touts her staff's work after a Republican accused her committee of kowtowing to a green group.

Who Voted—and Who Didn't—for U.N. Investigation of Potential War Crimes in Gaza

The U.N. Human Rights Council has announced a probe into military operations in the region, triggering dismay from Israelis and praise from Palestinians.

States Would Sue to Kill City Internet Service

State legislatures threatened to take the FCC to court to protect restrictions on municipal broadband networks.

The VA Is One Step Closer to Getting a New Leader

The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approved Robert McDonald's nomination to lead the scandal-plagued department on Wednesday.

GAO Launched an Obamacare Sting Operation—and Almost All Fake Insurance Applications Were Approved

The report suggests the health care law's eligibility verification system isn't working.    

Planes Are Still Being Shot Down in Ukraine

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets were struck down Wednesday , according to the nation's defense ministry.

The Best Twitter Feed in Congress Belongs to Its Longest-Serving Member

Rep. John Dingell: "Staff has now informed me of what a Kardashian is. I'm only left with more questions."

Can a Democrat Win in Georgia?

A victory might lock up control of the Senate for Democrats, but Republicans haven't lost a major race there in over a decade.  

The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing

This year's political environment is shaping up to be nearly as bleak as 2010, and that's ominous news for Senate Democrats.

Israeli Operation in Gaza Won't Strike Lasting Blow Against Hamas, Security Insiders Say

And about two-thirds of the same experts say the president should involve Congress in a nuclear deal with Iran.

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How Can Lawmakers Help Meriam Ibrahim?

Well, holding a hearing about the embattled Sudanese woman is always a start.

'Let Me Google That for You'—Now a Congressional Bill

Some think the government is wasting money on an agency that search engines have made obsolete. One bill would eliminate it altogether.

The State Department Really Doesn’t Want to Break Up Iraq

A decentralized federal system is best for Iraq and for U.S. interests, a State Department official says.

U.S. Senate Panel Backs Vietnam Nuclear Trade Pact, But Tightens Conditions

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez's measure passed in a bipartisan voice vote and limits the U.S.-Vietnam pact to 30 years.

The FCC Is Getting Serious About Enforcing Its Last Remaining Net-Neutrality Rule

The agency threatens to crack down on Internet providers that lie about speed.

Senate Confirms Creedon for NNSA No. 2 Position

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed Madelyn Creedon to become the No. 2 official at the National Nuclear Security Administration.

9/11 Commission Chair: Congress Is the Biggest Obstacle to Stopping the Next Terrorist Attack

The Department of Homeland Security, the commission, even Congress itself say congressional oversight is out of control.

A One-Step Guide to Infuriating an EPA Official

The agency chief touts her staff's work after a Republican accused her committee of kowtowing to a green group.

Who Voted—and Who Didn't—for U.N. Investigation of Potential War Crimes in Gaza

The U.N. Human Rights Council has announced a probe into military operations in the region, triggering dismay from Israelis and praise from Palestinians.

States Would Sue to Kill City Internet Service

State legislatures threatened to take the FCC to court to protect restrictions on municipal broadband networks.

The VA Is One Step Closer to Getting a New Leader

The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee approved Robert McDonald's nomination to lead the scandal-plagued department on Wednesday.

GAO Launched an Obamacare Sting Operation—and Almost All Fake Insurance Applications Were Approved

The report suggests the health care law's eligibility verification system isn't working.    

Planes Are Still Being Shot Down in Ukraine

Two Ukrainian military fighter jets were struck down Wednesday , according to the nation's defense ministry.

The Best Twitter Feed in Congress Belongs to Its Longest-Serving Member

Rep. John Dingell: "Staff has now informed me of what a Kardashian is. I'm only left with more questions."

Can a Democrat Win in Georgia?

A victory might lock up control of the Senate for Democrats, but Republicans haven't lost a major race there in over a decade.  

The Odds of a GOP Wave Are Increasing

This year's political environment is shaping up to be nearly as bleak as 2010, and that's ominous news for Senate Democrats.

Israeli Operation in Gaza Won't Strike Lasting Blow Against Hamas, Security Insiders Say

And about two-thirds of the same experts say the president should involve Congress in a nuclear deal with Iran.

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