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The Note
May 8, 2014 11:57am

Lawmakers Subpoena Docs From VA Secretary to Probe Death of Veterans

The House Veterans Affairs Committee voted unanimously today to subpoena documents from the Department of Veterans Affairs, including Secretary Eric Shinseki, over allegations of widespread misconduct at a Phoenix veterans medical center that may have led to the deaths of up to 40 U.S. veterans…. Read More »

The Note
May 7, 2014 9:08pm

Hillary Clinton Asked About 2016 In ‘One of the Cleverest’ Ways Yet

During an event in New York City on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton was asked the predicable question about 2016 – but in an unpredictable way. “Were you to run for president in 2016, would you consider Elizabeth Warren or Julian Castro for your running mate?” ABC’s… Read More »

The Note
May 7, 2014 7:59pm

House Finds Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner in Contempt of Congress

The House of Representatives voted Wednesday evening to find former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress and adopted a resolution calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a special counsel to investigate the IRS targeting scandal. In a principally partisan… Read More »

The Note
May 7, 2014 11:33am

Boehner Pledges Benghazi Select Committee ‘Not Going to Be a Circus’

House Speaker John Boehner says “a line was crossed” that warrants the creation of a new select committee to investigate the Benghazi terrorist attacks when newly released documents showed “that the White House played a more significant role in the development of how they were… Read More »

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World
May 6, 2014 10:21pm

Bollywood Goes Hollywood With Its Version of Oscars

By Jim Avila & Serena Marshall Its glam, spectacular and over the top movie-making, made famous in the United States by the 2008 Oscar-winning film “Slumdog Millionaire.”   And now Bollywood comes to America as part of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) award show… Read More »

The Note
May 5, 2014 3:04pm

Boehner Taps Gowdy to Head Benghazi Probe as Dems Express Doubt

House Democrats and the White House are sending signals that they may not participate on a new select committee to investigate the Benghazi terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2012, as House Speaker John Boehner puts the finishing touches on the panel. Boehner today tapped Rep…. Read More »

The Note
May 2, 2014 12:38pm

Boehner Backs Vote for Select Committee to Probe Benghazi Attack

Raising the stakes in a showdown between Republicans and President Obama, House Speaker John Boehner today called on the House to vote to form a select committee to investigate the Benghazi terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2012. “Americans learned this week that the Obama administration… Read More »

The Note
May 1, 2014 3:01pm

Your Privacy at the Heart of New White House ‘Big Data’ Report

Prompted by President Obama in his speech on surveillance practices in January, senior adviser John Podesta and his team have completed a White House review of “big data.” The 85-page report focuses on consumers and businesses, also touching on citizens’ privacy from government, and it… Read More »

The Note
Apr 29, 2014 1:14pm

Boehner, Back in DC, Denies Mocking GOP Colleagues in Video

A contrite House Speaker John Boehner denied today that he was mocking his Republican colleagues when he mimicked them last week complaining in a whiny way that immigration reform is “too hard.” “Whoa, whoa, whoa. It was no mocking,” Boehner insisted at a news conference… Read More »

The Note
Apr 28, 2014 9:02pm

Kissing Congressman Says It’d Be ‘Very Selfish’ to Resign

Rep. Vance McAllister, who returned to the Capitol today for the first time since video leaked showing him making out with a congressional staffer, maintains that he will not resign, contending that it would be “very selfish of me because of what I did to… Read More »