House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on March 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Committee: Holder ‘Not Serious’ About Fast And Furious Settlement

The Justice Department and a congressional committee disagree on the pace of their talks to settle a lawsuit over congressional efforts to get records related to Operation Fast and Furious, a bungled gun-tracking operation.


A car vehicle burns after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on Sept. 11, 2012. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Official Warns Against US Strike On Group Behind Consulate Attack

A Libyan military official warns against a U.S. military strike against the terror group that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans last month.


Rep. Edolphus Towns, D-N.Y., questions witnesses about the purchase of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America on Dec. 11, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dem Chairman Overrode Own Subpoena In Mortgage Lender Investigation

A Democratic committee chairman overrode his own subpoena three years ago in an investigation of former subprime mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corp. to exclude records showing that he, other House members and congressional aides got VIP discounted loans from the company, documents show.


The Republican-controlled House is side-stepping President Obama to get more information regarding Holder's failed 'Fast And Furious' operation. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Republican-Run House Asks Court For ‘Fast And Furious’ Docs

The Republican-run House on Monday asked a federal court to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General Eric Holder, demanding that he produce records on a bungled gun-tracking operation known as Operation Fast and Furious.


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Changes Coming To D.C. Building Height Limits?

Momentum appears to be building to make at least small changes to restrictions on the height of buildings in the nation’s capital.