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A developer who pleaded guilty in connection with a federal investigation into former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson also appears to have given tens of thousands of dollars in illegal campaign contributions through "straw donors" to former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele and former Rep. Albert Wynn.
Senators from Maryland to Massachusetts are asking the federal transportation secretary to redirect high-speed rail funding rejected by Florida's governor to projects in the Northeast Corridor.
The Senate debate to ease decades-old restrictions on long-haul flights at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport has divided lawmakers along geographical lines instead of the usual party ones.
In a sharp challenge to the Obama administration, House Republicans will unveil legislation Wednesday to ban the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act and expect to advance the bill quickly, aides said.
Greece's unionized intelligence service is such a failure that it is "dangerous to national security," and police know the identities of domestic terrorists but cannot arrest them because of legal barriers, a former U.S. ambassador in Athens said after private talks with the country's former minister for public safety.
Police and prosecutors in Europe and the U.S. have launched investigations into cyber-attacks by supporters of the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, as online skirmishing over the group's publication of secret diplomatic communications continued.
An attack on a Russian opposition leader who testified before Congress last week has refocused attention on a bill to impose a U.S. travel ban on dozens of Russian officials suspected of complicity in the death of a Russian human rights lawyer in a Moscow prison last year.
The chairman of a key congressional civil liberties panel hopes the appointment of a prominent Russian journalist to lead the country's human rights committee signals that Moscow is getting serious about protecting basic freedoms.
The United States has a "moral obligation" to resettle tens of thousands of Iraqis who helped U.S. troops and civilian groups and who now face death threats from al Qaeda terrorists, members of Congress told Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.