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"I don't want wondering or worrying, will today be the day I become a victim of sexual assault?" U.S. Sen.
Republicans aren't the only ones roiled by internal jostling and recruiting hiccups ahead of next year's midterm elections.
Officials described a devastating scene of shattered cars and other damage where two trains packed with rush-hour commuters collided in Connecticut, saying Saturday it's fortunate that no one was killed and that there weren't even more injuries.
The nation's tax agency has admitted to inappropriately scrutinizing smaller tea party organizations that applied for tax-exempt status, and senior Treasury Department officials were notified in the midst of the 2012 presidential election season that an internal investigation was underway.
Officials in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office say the governor will meet with representatives from the National Transportation Safety Board and Connecticut's two U.S. senators at the site of a Metro-North Railroad crash that injured 70 people.
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.
President Barack Obama's budget would trim projected federal deficits by $1.1 trillion over the coming decade, using nearly $6 in higher revenues for every $1 in reduced spending to achieve it, Congress' nonpartisan budget analyst said Friday.
Lawmakers are wrestling with changes in the military justice system to improve investigation and prosecution of rape and sexual assault cases, with a push toward handling have sex crimes handled outside the normal chain of command.
"We may see production levels hit at least a million barrels a day we may see it go beyond that in the coming years," Justin Krigstad of the North Dakota Pipeline Authority said Thursday of the oil in that state.
Steven Miller, the outgoing acting commissioner of the IRS, apologized Friday "on behalf of the Internal Revenue Service for mistakes that we made and the poor service we provided." Miller made the remark at a House and Ways and Means Committee hearing over extra scrutiny that the IRS gave to conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
Whatever side of the debate you fall on, there's no denying that this week's passage of a bill legalizing same-sex marriage was a historical moment.
This week, the United States Army announced that one of its sergeants in Fort Hood, Texas, is facing allegations of pandering, abusive sexual contact, assault and maltreatment of subordinates.
In light of two new cases this month involving sexual assault in the military -- allegedly by the service members tasked to prevent such crimes -- legislation was introduced Thursday that could ease victims' quest for justice.
SPRINGFIELD – Politics has long been a family business in Illinois, a place where who you know – and who you're related to – matters more than most.
Congressional Republicans and Democrats on Wednesday challenged Attorney General Eric Holder over the Justice Department's handling of the investigation of national security leaks and its failure to talk to The Associated Press before issuing subpoenas for the news service's telephone records.