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Latest Judy Biggert Items
House GOP leaders are putting the final touches on legislation that would significantly weaken a recently enacted overhaul of the much criticized federal flood insurance program, easing many premium increases and allowing below-market rates to be passed on to people buying homes with taxpayer-subsidized policies.
As the federal flood insurance program drowns in billions of dollars worth of debt, Congress' top watchdog is proposing a novel solution: Have the private property owners — not taxpayers — foot the insurance bill.
When the new Congress cranks up in January, there will be more women, many new faces and 11 fewer tea party-backed House Republicans from the class of 2010 who sought a second term.
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett lost the battle for his political life Tuesday, failing in his bid to win an 11th term in a Maryland district that has long shared his values but has changed drastically as a result of gerrymandering.
More than a decade after Congress got into the insurance business, offering policies for businesses wary of terrorism-related losses in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, lawmakers are weighing the program's future.
Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta is suggesting that a retired Navy SEAL be punished for writing a book giving an insider's account of the U.S. raid that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden.
The mainstream media has a crush on Mitt Romney. Wooed by his studied civility, canny debate and polished oratory, the press is reveling in the Romney brand, which has a valuable shelf life in an endless campaign.