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The House on Monday voted to ban so-called "crush" videos that depict the abuse and killing of animals.
Even though the measure passed Congress without a single dissenting vote, President Obama this week spotted potentially nefarious side effects in an arcane bill to rewrite rules on notarized documents, issuing only the second veto of his presidency Thursday.
A top House Democrat said Sunday that TV comic Stephen Colbert's in-character testimony at a congressional hearing Friday was "an embarrassment" to the comedian and wrong for the House.
Rep. David R. Obey, the author of last year's $862 billion economic stimulus law, won't seek re-election this year - and on the way out he took shots at the Senate, the press, the country's mood and even former President George W. Bush.
The House Judiciary Committee yesterday subpoenaed President Bush's former chief political adviser, Karl Rove, to testify about whether the White House improperly meddled with the Justice Department.
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said yesterday that antitrust legislation is the best way to ensure so-called Internet neutrality.
House Democratic leaders yesterday pressed ahead with efforts to force testimony from top White House aides, filing a civil lawsuit against former White House Counsel Harriet Miers and White House Chief of Staff Joshua B. Bolten.
A House committee yesterday voted to hold two Bush administration officials in contempt of Congress for not responding to congressional subpoenas, prompting the White House to charge that the Democrat-controlled Congress is wasting time and taxpayer money on partisan "inquisitions."
Three key Democrats on congressional judiciary committees say they suspect that President Bush's decision to erase the prison sentence of I. Lewis Scooter Libby was a bid to pre-empt the former White House aide from incriminating others in the Bush administration.