Lerner Won't Face Contempt Charges, Justice Department Says

Key figure in IRS political targeting controversy within rights in invoking the Fifth.

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DHS Vows to Shield Mid-Level Employees From Congress

Protections set up showdown with lawmakers attempting to investigate Secret Service scandals.

Watchdog: Library of Congress Lacks a Digital Blueprint -- And Doesn't Know How Much It Spends on Technology


A new watchdog report calls into question the Library of Congress' ability to keep up with the demands of the digital age.


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Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas, said the evidence against Zinser is overwhelming.

Lawmaker Asks Obama to Fire Commerce IG for Years of Alleged Misconduct

House Science panel Democrat says Zinser quashed whistleblowers, hired girlfriend.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid speaks to reporters following a policy luncheon last week, flanked by (from left) Sens. Patty Murray,  Dick Durbin and Chuck Schumer.

Change Is Coming in the Senate Democratic Leadership

Just how much will depend on whether Durbin can keep his job as whip.

Senior Execs to Congress: Making Us At-Will Employees Will 'Destroy' Us

The push to make it easier to fire bad apples in the SES is scaring top career officials, according to a new survey.

IRS chief John Koskinen testifies on Capitol Hill about the agency's budget.

IRS Chief Warns Budget Cuts Harming Recruitment, Customer Service

But filing season is going "swimmingly" despite predictions, Koskinen says.

Hillary Clinton testifies on Capitol Hill on the Benghazi attacks.

Benghazi Panel Wants 'Interview' With Clinton on Emails

The House committee hopes the former secretary of State will agree to a sit-down to explain her actions.

Play of the Day: It's Pronounced 'Bay-ner'

The Speaker of the House comments on his famous name.

Lawmaker Moves to Remake Air Traffic Control as a Corporation

Mica's draft bill inspired by foreign quasi-government systems.

For now, House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz won't investigate Hillary Clinton's emails.

Why Only One House Committee Is Investigating Hillary Clinton's Emails

The House Oversight panel had suggested it would do its own probe, but is standing down for now.

 Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., sponsored the Senate bill.

Lawmakers Revive Effort to End Union Work on the Government's Dime

Bill would repeal the longstanding practice of "official time."