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House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

The Republican-led House approved a resolution on Wednesday authorizing Speaker John Boehner to sue President Barack Obama over claims he abused his powers at the expense of Congress and the…

Capitol building dome

Oops. Senate makes $2 billion error

Senators trying to mount a head-on battle with the House over highway funding may have doomed their own bill with a $2 billion mistake.

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CIA interrogation report could be released next week

A Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing the CIA's controversial interrogation and detention program following the 9/11 terror attacks could be released to the public as soon as next…

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Bergdahl to be questioned soon about capture

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will meet next week with the general who's looking into how the now-freed prisoner of war was captured by the Taliban in 2009, the Army and his attorney said.

Attorney…

Sgt Bowe Bergdahl

House approves bill to overhaul VA

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. House approves filing lawsuit against president

VA Medical Center

Ukraine claims rebels planted mines near MH17

The road isn't easy -- past shelling and eerie separatist checkpoints. But where it leads is harder still.

Twelve days after MH17 was blown out of the sky, pieces of the plane remain here, but…

Donetsk, Ukraine damage

McAuliffe restores voting rights of 2.5K felons

In April, McAuliffe announced that he was making it easier for felons to regain their voting rights.

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Domestic violence: Next in gun-control fight

The scene is intense: A man is ferociously knocking on a door while a woman inside the house calls 911, saying that her ex is trying to break in. A child sits on the couch.

The man bursts in and…

Guns

Trial turns to trips for former Virginia first family

The former assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the corruption case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife is testifying for the prosecution.

Will latest sanctions on Russia work?

More Russian aggression in Ukraine. More U.S. and European sanctions imposed on Moscow. What seems like diplomatic tail-chasing so many months into the Ukraine conflict invites questions about…

Vladimir Putin Russia President

Senate votes to start debate on emergency border bill

The Senate voted on Wednesday to take up a $2.7 billion Democratic spending bill to address the southern border crisis.

Lawmakers voted 63-33 on a procedural vote to begin debate on the emergency…

Immigration debate

More VA employees told to falsify data

Roughly half the schedulers at multiple Veterans Affairs hospitals said they received instructions from supervisors to falsify data and hide the true time it took patients to be seen by a doctor…

VA Medical Center

WH mulls steps on immigration it can take on its own

As Congress wrestles with legislation aimed at easing the southern border crisis, the White House is considering steps President Barack Obama can take on his own to address an immigration…

Immigration reform supporters

Surprise Senate highway vote near deadline

Alert: last-minute plot twist on a national issue that may involve your commute.

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Obama lambasts Republicans for 'hatin' all the time'

Days before Congress' summer break begins, President Barack Obama used a Wednesday morning speech in Kansas City, Mo., to lambast Republicans who are preparing to sue him rather than take…

Obama

Former Roanoke Congressman Caldwell Butler remembered

 Former 6th District Congressman Caldwell Butler died early Tuesday morning at the age of 89. Butler represented western Virginia in Washington for ten years, but he is best remembered for a…

Caldwell Butler

House GOP leaders unveil smaller border bill

Struggling to come up with enough votes to pass a funding bill to address the southern border crisis, House Republican leaders further scaled-back their proposal on Tuesday, unveiling a $659…

US Mexican border

Trial reveals McDonnell's wife had 'crush' on CEO Jonnie Williams

A federal prosecutor says the government will prove Virginia's former governor and his wife illegally lined their pockets with gifts from a businessman who sought their influence to promote his…

Bob McDonnell

Boehner denies GOP plans to impeach Obama

House Speaker John Boehner flatly denied Tuesday that congressional Republicans are moving to impeach President Barack Obama, blasting talk about it as "a scam started by Democrats at the White…

John Boehner

Appeals court rejects Health law challenge

Score one for Affordable Care Act supporters in court on Tuesday. A three-judge appeals panel in Washington unanimously rejected a novel challenge to how the the legislation took shape in…

Affordable Care Act website, health care website
Capitol building dome

House authorizes lawsuit against Obama

Senate

Oops. Senate makes $2 billion error

CIA Headquarters Langley Virginia

CIA interrogation report could be released next...

Sgt Bowe Bergdahl

Bergdahl to be questioned soon about capture

VA Medical Center

House approves bill to overhaul VA

Donetsk, Ukraine damage

Ukraine claims rebels planted mines near MH17

Virginia flag

McAuliffe restores voting rights of 2.5K felons

Guns

Domestic violence: Next in gun-control fight

Trial turns to trips for former Virginia first...

Vladimir Putin Russia President

Will latest sanctions on Russia work?

Immigration debate

Senate votes to start debate on emergency...

VA Medical Center

More VA employees told to falsify data

Immigration reform supporters

WH mulls steps on immigration it can take on...

US Capitol 2

Surprise Senate highway vote near deadline

Obama

Obama lambasts Republicans for 'hatin' all the...

Caldwell Butler

Former Roanoke Congressman Caldwell Butler...

US Mexican border

House GOP leaders unveil smaller border bill

Bob McDonnell

Trial reveals McDonnell's wife had 'crush' on...

John Boehner

Boehner denies GOP plans to impeach Obama

Affordable Care Act website, health care website

Appeals court rejects Health law challenge

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