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House GOP bill would block Obama from extending deportation relief to any others

House GOP bill would block Obama from extending deportation relief to any others

The move is aimed at winning over skeptical conservatives to support an emergency spending bill for the immigration crisis on the border.

Failures in management led to ObamaCare website woes, investigation finds

Failures in management led to ObamaCare website woes, investigation finds

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) concluded after a months-long investigation into the rocky rollout of Healthcare.gov that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ failure to establish “effective planning or oversight practices” was to blame for website’s myriad problems after it was launched.

THE FIX IS IN? Veterans Affairs overhaul glides through House

THE FIX IS IN?  Veterans Affairs overhaul glides through House

Congress races to tackle VA, border crisis and more before recess Border crisis bill clears Senate hurdle, still faces dim chances

Secretary of state at first not told of post-9/11 CIA interrogation methods, document says

Secretary of state at first not told of post-9/11 CIA interrogation methods, document says

The still-classified report also says some ambassadors who were informed about the practices were instructed not to tell their superiors at the State Department.

House approves lawsuit against Obama over alleged abuse of executive power

House approves lawsuit against Obama over alleged abuse of executive power

The House on Wednesday approved a highly contentious lawsuit against President Obama over his alleged abuse of executive power, teeing up an election-year legal battle sure to spill onto the midterm campaign trail.

VA wants to fire 2 supervisors accused of manipulating data in Colorado, Wyoming

VA wants to fire 2 supervisors accused of manipulating data in Colorado, Wyoming

The firings would be the strongest discipline handed out since May in a nationwide scandal over falsifying records on how long veterans wait to get care at VA hospitals and clinics.

House passes Veterans Affairs overhaul, Senate poised to give final approval

House passes Veterans Affairs overhaul, Senate poised to give final approval

The House approved a $17 billion package Wednesday aimed at fixing the scandal-scarred Department of Veterans Affairs, boosting the chances that Congress can finalize the bipartisan legislation before lawmakers leave for the August recess.

‘—HOLES’ AND ‘CRAZIES’ Emails show ex-IRS official Lerner Republican-bashing

‘—HOLES’ AND ‘CRAZIES’ Emails show ex-IRS official Lerner Republican-bashing

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US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza

US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza

The White House condemned the shelling Wednesday of a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip that was sheltering Palestinians displaced by the fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.

Probe faults Obama administration for HealthCare.gov debacle

Probe faults Obama administration for HealthCare.gov debacle

A nonpartisan congressional investigation has concluded that management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed President Barack Obama’s health care program website last fall, officials told The Associated Press.

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