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Federal investigators are sifting through the records of thousands of Iraqis who came to the United States as "war refugees" in recent years, trying to discern how many more are like the two they recently arrested: Admitted terrorists who left Iraq for America, accepted public housing and welfare assistance, then continued with their plots to kill.
Should Syrian President Bashar Assad's government come apart chaotically — a possible ramification of U.S. military strikes — the risk is high that al Qaeda-linked groups among Syria's opposition forces could gain access to the nation's lethal chemical weapons stocks, the head of the House Homeland Security Committee warned Tuesday.
The Hill's annual list of the wealthiest members of Congress — with a comparison to their home districts' wealth.
Remember when President Obama was telling us in his 2012 re-election campaign that he had "decimated" al Qaeda and it was "on the run"?
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says it's "way too premature" to conclude the Boston Marathon bombing suspects acted without foreign help.
Despite massive increases in manpower, the U.S. Border Patrol is still intercepting only about 61 percent of would-be illegal immigrants along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to an audit that the investigative arm of Congress released Wednesday.
Six members of the House Ethics Committee including its chairman have recused themselves from any matter involving Rep. Maxine Waters, including an internal investigation looking into whether the panel mishandled a two-year conflict-of-interest case against the California Democrat.
A new poll finds there are two tiers among the list of Texas Republicans scrambling to replace retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison: There's Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. Then there's everybody else.
A rosary service will be held Monday night at the Brownsville, Texas, Events Center for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent Jaime Zapata, who was fatally shot last week reportedly by members of the brutal Los Zetas drug cartel during an ambush on a major highway 230 miles north of Mexico City.
A House investigatory panel is alleging 13 violations of congressional ethics and federal law statutes by Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat.
The House ethics committee officially lodged charges against Rep. Charles B. Rangel, including that he used his office to raise $8 million for a college public policy center named after him and didn't file taxes while he was Congress' chief tax writer.
Several House Republicans yesterday called on President Bush to reconvene the bipartisan Iraq Study Group to assess the war effort, the latest in a series of party moves to challenge the White House without aligning with antiwar Democrats.
"I wouldn't be surprised if there were many more than that," said Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, The Daily Mail reported. "That really concerns me."