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  • Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

    ECKERT: Keeping Americans in the dark on Benghazi

    How many House Republicans does it take to change a light bulb?

  • ** FILE ** In this Dec. 24, 1998, photo, Muslim militant and al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden speaks to a selected group of reporters in mountains of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Rahimullah Yousafzai)

    Special congressional panel to investigate FBI contact with bin Laden

    A special panel recently authorized by Congress to conduct an independent review of the FBI's efforts to reform itself in the aftermath of the 9/11 Commission report will examine the case of confidential human source that the FBI had placed in direct contact with Osama bin Laden during the early-1990s, a key congressman said Wednesday.

  • Illustration by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

    LYONS: Benghazi demands a select committee in Congress

    Reports released recently by both the bipartisan Senate Intelligence Committee and the House Armed Services Committee have mostly discredited the Dec. 28 article on Benghazi by David Kirkpatrick in The New York Times. Both reports and the newspaper article have served the purpose of refocusing America's attention on this tragedy.

  • FILE - This Dec. 16, 2011 file photo shows Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Veteran Democratic Moran is retiring from Congress. The 68-year Moran, a former mayor of Alexandria, Va., who was first elected in 1990, has been a staunch supporter of federal civilian employees who have a heavy presence in his district.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Moran retirement adds to Northern Virginia's loss of clout on Capitol Hill

    Northern Virginia faces a major loss of clout on Capitol Hill as Democratic Rep. James P. Moran Jr. confirmed Wednesday that he will join GOP Rep. Frank R. Wolf in heading for the exits after this term.

  • **FILE** Rep. Jim Matheson, Utah Democrat (Associated Press)

    House retirements creating pickup opportunities for Democrats and Republicans

    Two senior House lawmakers — one Democrat and one Republican — announced they won't seek re-election next year, opening up opportunities for both parties to win those seats and signaling that the 2014 elections could be more competitive than analysts had predicted.

  • ** FILE ** Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Virginia Republican. (Associated Press)

    Rep. Frank Wolf to retire from Northern Virginia seat

    Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Virginia Republican, said Tuesday he won't seek re-election next year, ending a career on Capitol Hill that has stretched for more than three decades and seen the tremendous growth of the Northern Virginia region he has represented.

  • Libyans celebrate the raiding of the Ansar al-Shariah Brigades compound after hundreds of Libyans, Libyan military forces and police raided the brigades base in Benghazi, Libya, on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. Small teams of U.S. special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa to set up a new counterterrorist network months before militants killed the U.S. ambassador in Libya on Sept 11, but officials say the network was too new to stop the Benghazi attack. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon, File )

    Poll finds strong support for deeper Benghazi probe

    A bipartisan poll finds that most Americans now support a special congressional committee to investigate events surrounding the Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya.

  • Border Buster: Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez, Illinois Democrat, took his immigration reform message to the districts of two Virginia Republicans: Rep. Frank R. Wolf and Rep. Bob Goodlatte. (Associated Press)

    Immigration reformists gain American support, try to turn opponents

    Earlier this summer, there were predictions that the outcry from conservatives would sink the chances for immigration reform. Instead, advocates have out-organized opponents, rallying in cities across the country as they try to convince House Republicans that the politics of the issue have changed.

  • ** FILE ** Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Virginia Republican (The Washington Times)

    Wolf at the door: Immigrant rights issue follows lawmakers home

    Five dozen immigration rights activists picketed outside Rep. Frank R. Wolf's Herndon office Wednesday, demanding he vote for a bill that would extend citizenship rights to 11 million illegal immigrants — a scene that is being repeated outside countless Republican congressional district offices this summer.

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