Rep. Darrell E. Issa used Wednesday’s 227th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution to send out the entire document tweet by tweet, sparking a social media conversation about the founding document.
Former Rep. Ron Paul’s push to audit the Federal Reserve got another boost Wednesday when the House passed the bill for the second time in three years, and by a bigger margin than before.
Rep. Trey Gowdy, South Carolina Republican and chairman of the House select committee on Benghazi, grilled a top State Department official Wednesday over a recommendation made more than a decade ago that the U.S. Secretary of State should “personally” review and sign off on security policy decisions.
The Obama administration took on more security risks than it should have when it launched the federal Obamacare exchange last fall, government investigators said Wednesday.
A top Republican House member on Wednesday proposed eliminating the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, writing a bill that would freeze all hiring at the troubled agency and require the Justice Department to come up with a plan for transferring its duties to other agencies.
Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, argued against sending American ground troops to combat the Islamic State on Wednesday and said he had no confidence in the administration’s plan to arm moderate rebels in Syria.
Ahead of a possible 2016 White House bid, Vice President Joseph R. Biden visited Iowa on Wednesday and struck a passionate, populist note, blasting U.S. corporations and the wealthy who he argues are able to dodge taxes and reap greater profits at the expense of the middle class.
An official for the Department of Veterans Affairs admitted Wednesday that he wasn’t able to review the case of every patient on a wait list, opening the door to the possibility that some delays in care could have directly lead to deaths in cases that weren’t included in the inspector general’s investigation.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz accused top U.S. military officials of behaving like “social workers” in Iraq and Syria rather than showing military strength.
Another high-level litigant has formally rejected the Obama administration’s latest attempt to water down an Obamacare mandate that requires most group health plans to cover birth control.
“I do not expect much fair coverage from a media that is mysteriously uninterested in telling the real Benghazi story, in probing even the most basic facts about the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks,” Mr. Klein says.
Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan on Wednesday accused rival Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown of breaking state campaign finance rules by coordinating activity with an outside Super PAC.