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  • Associated Press

    Step-by-step approach to immigration progressing

    A House panel pushed forward Tuesday with the Republicans' step-by-step approach to immigration reform, taking up proposals that carve a pathway to citizenship for the children who were brought here illegally at a young age and cueing up debate on whether their parents should also be accommodated.


  • **FILE** House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (left), Virginia Republican (Associated Press)

    House panel looks at ways to help children of illegal immigrants

    A House panel pushed forward Tuesday with the Republicans' step-by-step approach to immigration reform, taking up proposals that carve a pathway to citizenship for the children who were brought here illegally at a young age and cueing up debate on whether their parents should also be accommodated.


  • IRS official Lois Lerner is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 22, 2013, before the House Oversight Committee hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny IRS gave to tea party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status. Lerner told the committee she did nothing wrong and then invoked her constitutional right to not answer lawmakers' questions. (Associated Press)

    IRS head Lois Lerner, who invoked 5th Amendment, may be compelled to testify

    The woman at the center of the IRS scandal refused to testify to Congress on Wednesday, but House Republicans said Lois Lerner botched her attempt to invoke her right against self-incrimination and said they likely will force her to come back and explain why the agency targeted conservative political groups.


  • IRS official Lois Lerner is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 22, 2013, before the House Oversight Committee hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny IRS gave to tea party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status. Lerner told the committee she did nothing wrong and then invoked her constitutional right to not answer lawmakers' questions. (Associated Press)

    Key IRS official speaks at House hearing — but not for long

    Lois Lerner, an IRS official who reportedly tried to stop the targeting of conservative groups in July 2011 before it surfaced again, told House investigators she did nothing wrong but will not answer their questions on Wednesday.


  • Boehner sees proof of Benghazi cover-up in Obama administration emails

    House Speaker John A. Boehner on Thursday called on President Obama to release a cache of emails that Republicans say clearly prove senior White House and State Department officials sought to mislead the American public about the Benghazi terrorist attack during last year's election campaign.


  • ** FILE ** A Libyan man investigates the inside of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi after the attack that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Eyewitnesses to Benghazi attack to testify before House panel

    Witnesses to the attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, will testify next week at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, Rep. Trey Gowdy, South Carolina Republican, said.


  • Rep. Trey Gowdy, South Carolina Republican

    Rep. Trey Gowdy: 'Explosive' Benghazi hearings 'coming quickly'

    Rep. Trey Gowdy, appearing on Fox News on Saturday afternoon, promised that "explosive" congressional hearings over the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, are "coming quickly."


  • Rep. Trey Gowdy (right), South Carolina Republican

    Republicans to Obama: Schmooze more, and you might get your way

    Republicans are sending a message to President Obama in the final hours before he's expected to lay out an ambitious policy plan in his State of the Union address: Schmooze more, and White House policies might pass congressional muster more easily.


  • **FILE** Gen. David Petraeus is seen in Washington on March 18, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Republicans: Sooner or later, Petraeus must answer congressional questions on Benghazi

    One day after President Obama accepted the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, Republicans say the general is still expected to answer congressional questions about the Obama administration's handling of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in Libya that claimed the lives of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens.


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