WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Wednesday that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy "screwed up" when he suggested the probe was useful in driving down Democratic presidential...Show More Summary
Surprisingly, some good news has come out of Springfield: Gov. Bruce Rauner, House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton recently met to discuss the state budget impasse. End of good news. On Friday, at a pressShow More Summary
The head of the U.S. congressional committee investigating the attack in Benghazi, Libya, on Wednesday defended his panel’s work after a fellow Republican boasted on television about its impact on Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. “Kevin screwed up,” committee...
Democrats say the new panel is, like the Benghazi committee, a political ploy.
A House Democrat is going to try and push an amendment tonight to abolish the Benghazi Committee––an amendment on a bill to abolish Planned Parenthood.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-N.Y.) plans to offer an amendment on Tuesday to dismantle the House Select Committee on Benghazi, causing further headaches for Republicans after House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-Calif.)...Show More Summary
It probably wasn’t the best idea for Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), the presumptive successor to outgoing Speaker of the House John Boehner, to...
WASHINGTON -- Enough Senate Democrats sided with Republicans on Tuesday to advance a key defense bill, defying a veto threat by President Barack Obama. The White House had vowed to block the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016,...Show More Summary
A couple of weeks ago, Rep. Frank Pallone called for a Congressional review of fantasy sports operations. The ranking Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee is concerned about the relationships of professional sports teams and players with the fake leagues. Show More Summary
“News”-flash: Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are asking committee chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah — who grilled Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards about her organization’s finances last week — to call [Center...Show More Summary
Democrats are not going to let go of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's comments about the partisan aims of the Benghazi Committee. Not only not going to let go, but actively using them as a bludgeon. As NBC's Andrea Mitchell isShow More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is running a new ad that seizes on House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's admission that the Benghazi committee can take credit for her diminished public standing. Emily Schillinger,...Show More Summary
Defying the Republican chairman, Democrats on the House Select Committee on Benghazi released portions of a secret transcript containing the testimony of Cheryl Mills, a Clinton aide and confidante, and threatened to release the full nine-hour transcript of her closed-door testimony. Show More Summary
Rep. Jason Chaffetz is trying to line up all the political support he can right now as he wages an insurgent battle to become the next speaker of the House. Here’s one endorsement the conservative Republican from Utah may not want: Michael Dukakis. Yes, that Michael Dukakis, the former Massachusetts...
WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is out with a new campaign ad taking advantage of House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-Calif.) much-criticized comment in which he said that the point of the Republican-led...Show More Summary
Congressman Adam Schiff, member of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, talks with Rachel Maddow about Democrats standing up to Republican political abuse...
The ranking Democrat on the House Select Committee on Benghazi said he wanted to “get this behind me” before making a public decision.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's (R-CA) comments last week connecting the House Select Committee on Benghazi's investigation with Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton's falling poll numbers essentially amounts to the likely House Speaker-to-be "saying in public the thing that everybody knows is true."
Democrats on the House Select Committee on Benghazi announced on Monday that they will soon release new interview transcripts, defying Republicans on the panel in an effort to "correct the public record after numerous inaccurate Republican leaks."
Every Republican and Democratic candidate in the 2016 presidential race is unfit for the White House. All are clueless about the liberty-centered philosophy of government celebrated in the Declaration of Independence and enshrined in the Constitution. Show More Summary