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  • Bill to reconfigure MWAA advances in Va. House

    A bill that would bring Virginia law in line with recently-enacted federal legislation changing the makeup of the embattled Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) advanced in the Virginia House of Delegates Wednesday, over objections that the measure was being rushed.


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

    Freedom of religion panel about to expire

    The author of a bill to extend the life of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has said the White House wouldn't mind closing down the committee forever. It's only a few days from oblivion.


  • A proposal by Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Virginia Republican, would expand the board and allow its members to be more easily replaced. (Associated Press)

    Airports board chairman hits Wolf proposal for overhaul

    The chairman of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors on Wednesday publicly criticized a measure introduced by a Northern Virginia congressman that would overhaul the board's structure and grant Virginia a majority of its seats.


  • **FILE** Rep. Frank R. Wolf

    Wolf: Technology shared too freely with China

    A senior House Republican wants to hold the Obama administration accountable for what he says are violations of law limiting the sharing of space technology with China.


  • City State: Morning Roundup

    Iconic Md. politician Schaefer dies at 89; Va. Rep. Wolf opposes pricier Dulles Metro stop; Flood watch until noon; 3 people plunge from Bay Bridge; D.C. youth corrections officer beaten; Va. death toll from storms now at 6; Huguely murder trial set for Feb.; Md. hires firm for Grasmick replacement; D.C. hearings on Brown's campaign finances under way; Congress slashes D.C. arts funding


  • Rep. Frank R. Wolf, Virginia Republican, on Monday urges the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority to reverse its decision to build a more costly underground Metrorail station at Washington Dulles International Airport. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Rep. Wolf opposes more costly Dulles stop

    A Northern Virginia congressman has joined the mounting opposition to building the more expensive of two proposed Dulles Metrorail stations, saying Monday that he hoped the 13-member board that made the choice will reconsider the cheaper option.


  • ** FILE ** Members of the New Black Panther Party walk toward the U.S. Capitol for the Million More Movement rally to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Million Man March on Oct. 15, 2005. (J.M. Eddins Jr./The Washington Times)

    Justice IG probing Black Panther case

    The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division — in the wake of the New Black Panther Party case — is being investigated by the department's office of inspector general to determine whether voting section employees have been harassed for participating in specific investigations or prosecutions.


  • An Afghan soldier launches a rocket-propelled grenade as U.S. soldiers of the 1-320th Alpha Battery, 2nd Brigade, of the 101st Airborne Division duck during a clash with insurgents at in the volatile Arghandab Valley in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

    Wolf seeks 'fresh eyes' on mission in Afghanistan

    Nine years into the war in Afghanistan, the American people and their elected representatives still do not have a clear sense of U.S. goals in the region, a senior House Republican says in a letter to President Obama.


  • **FILE** Rep. Frank R. Wolf

    Wolf seeks Panther case dismissal probe

    A senior Republican on the House Appropriations Committee asked the Justice Department's Office of Inspector General on Tuesday to investigate "potential improprieties" in the department's dismissal of a civil complaint brought against the New Black Panther Party after its members disrupted a Philadelphia polling place in the November 2008 elections.


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