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House Committee Cites Attorney General Holder For Contempt

The panel's decision next goes to the full House. It was a vote along partisan lines over whether the Justice Department has fully cooperated with the committee's investigation of the Fast and Furious gun trafficking operation.

Obama's Shift On Immigration And The Latino Vote

Among the issues raised by President Obama's new plan to defer deportation for some young undocumented immigrants is growing political outreach to Latino voters. He and Governor Romney both plan to speak at the annual conference of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.

In Vice Presidential Buzz, Pawlenty Is Up While Rubio's Status Is Muddled

The contours of the Republican veepstakes have shifted this week. Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty's stock seems to be rising, while conflicting reports about whether Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is being vetted have muddied the waters. Here, a look at the potential contenders.

White House Exerts Executive Privilege Over 'Fast And Furious' Documents

The political battle between the Obama administration and the House Oversight and Government has ratcheted up another notch.
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Debate Over The Senate’s Use Of The Filibuster

Just 17 percent of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing, according to a new Gallup poll. Many are surprised the rating is that high given the gridlock, dysfunction and general inability of Congress to get anything done. And many...

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Congressional Republicans Take Aim At Attorney General Eric Holder

Congressional Republicans take aim at Attorney General Eric Holder with questions over the Fast and Furious weapons program and alleged security leaks.

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Complaint Questions Payments To Gray Campaign Treasurer

A complaint filed last week is asking for a probe of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign and questioning why his campaign treasurer was paid more than $100,000.


The Fed In 3 Phrases: Decoding Bernanke And Co.

The Federal Reserve ends its two-day meeting Wednesday by offering its assessment of the economy and then declaring its latest plan for making things better. Will the Fed's monetary policy formula offer another dash of Operation Twist or a dose of QE3? Read more about these key phrases and what they mean.

Romney's Every Town Counts Tour Ends In Michigan

On Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrapped up a five-day, six-state bus tour called Every Town Counts. He was trying to show voters a more relaxed person than they've seen so far. Romney also honed his attacks against President Obama.