Congress

9:32am

Wed July 25, 2012

1:58pm

Fri June 29, 2012
The Two-Way

Justice Will Not Prosecute Holder For Contempt Of Congress

Originally published on Fri June 29, 2012 2:01 pm

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Gerardo Mora Getty Images

The United States Justice Department said it will not prosecute Attorney General Eric Holder for contempt of Congress.

Read more

1:15pm

Thu June 28, 2012
The Two-Way

House Set For Vote On Holding Attorney General Holder In Contempt

Originally published on Thu June 28, 2012 3:42 pm

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.
Gerardo Mora Getty Images

Update at 4:40 p.m. ET. House Votes To Hold Holder In Contempt:

In a dramatic showdown between the branches of government, the Republican-led House voted along party lines to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. This is the first time in history an attorney general has been held in contempt.

Read more

1:56pm

Wed June 20, 2012
Politics

Udall/Bennet Bark Beetle Mitigation Amendment Passes Senate

Bark beetles are responsible for killing more than 41.7 million acres of trees throughout the western United States.
V. Smoothe Flickr - Creative Commons

An amendment that Colorado Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet added to the pending 2012 Farm Bill increasing funding for bark beetle mitigation in the west, passed the Senate Tuesday. 

Read more

8:28am

Wed June 20, 2012
The Two-Way

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

Originally published on Wed June 20, 2012 1:24 pm

The battle between the Obama administration and the House Oversight and Government over the Fast and Furious operation just ratcheted up another notch. There's word that the White House is exerting executive privilege over documents that the committee's Republican majority has subpoenaed.

Read more

Pages