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'House of Cards' cast and crew. (L-R) Beau Willimon, Robin Wright, Kate Mara, David Fincher and Kevin Spacey. (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Netflix)

Senator: Keep ‘House of Cards’ Filming in Maryland

Sen. Edward Kasemeyer says Maryland should look to the film industry for jobs it has lost in manufacturing.

04/02/2014

An internal government memo obtained by The Associated Press shows administration officials were concerned that a lack of testing posed a "high" security risk for President Barack Obama's new health insurance website. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Medicare Chief Apologizes For Obamacare Woes, Refuses Release Of Enrollment Numbers

“I want to apologize to you that the website has not worked as well as it should,” Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner said as she began her testimony before the House Ways and Means Committee. It was the most direct mea culpa yet from a top administration official.

10/29/2013

Rangel: Tea Party Republicans Negotiating ‘The Same Way They Fought As Confederates’

“This isn’t a question of the House and Senate differing. This is not even a question of Republicans and Democrats differing. This is all about a handful of people who got elected as Republicans that want to bring down our government,” said Rangel.

10/15/2013

House Republican investigators say Internal Revenue Service agents treated conservative groups worse than liberal ones when they applied for tax-exempt status. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Report: IRS Scrutiny Worse For Conservative Groups Than Liberals

House Republican investigators say Internal Revenue Service agents treated conservative groups worse than liberal ones when they applied for tax-exempt status.

07/30/2013

A sign stands outside the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building on May 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

AP: IRS Targeted Groups With Terms Including ‘Israel,’ ‘Healthcare Legislation’

The Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than has been previously disclosed, the new head of the agency acknowledged Monday.

06/25/2013

Former Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Steve Miller testifies during a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee on May 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ousted IRS Head: ‘I Did Not Mislead Congress Or The American People’

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says the Internal Revenue Service’s improper targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups seems to be part of a culture of cover-ups and political intimidation by the Obama administration.

05/17/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Judges Sue Social Security Over Case ‘Quotas’

Judges struggling to handle a surge of disability cases sometimes award benefits they might otherwise deny in order to clear cases faster so they can meet quotas imposed by the Social Security Administration, according to a lawsuit filed by the union representing the agency’s administrative law judges.

04/19/2013

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