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Mike Magner

Defense

Victims of Toxic Chemicals Fight for Benefits From VA

Former Marines who spent time at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina are among the victims.

Oversight

Four Years Later, a Sharp Divide on Gulf Oil Spill

EPA lifted BP's suspension from federal contracts March 13.

Oversight

Health Agency Chief Resigns After Clash With Marines Over Camp Lejeune Problems

Tense email exchanges and a Capitol Hill meeting preceded Tanja Popovic's sudden and quiet resignation.

Oversight

Dreaded yellow light may be trap for traffic violations

Activist group claims signals are timed to increase traffic violations.

Oversight

BP agrees to $4.5 billion settlement of criminal charges in Gulf spill

The company will plead guilty to felonies related to worker deaths and obstruction.

Defense

Patience among Camp Lejeune's military families is wearing thin

Decades after exposure to poisoned water, thousands are still waiting for help.

Defense

Reservists boost Coast Guard's efforts to clean up Gulf

The agency's response to the oil spill is unprecedented.

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Oversight

Congressional Research Service veteran steps down

Relyea was a leading authority on government institutions, and advised Congress during debates over the formation of the Homeland Security Department.

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