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Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Watchdogs warn House ethics process is at risk

Government watchdogs are warning that the independent office responsible for overseeing ethics investigations of House lawmakers could become a toothless entity.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ethics, House, House Ethics Committee, John Boehner, Judicial Watch, League of Women Voters, Nancy Pelosi, Office of Congressional Ethics, Public Citizen

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 11/30/2012

House Republicans will have one woman committee chair

Only one woman will chair a House committee, but GOP counts a few women in other leadership positions.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  03:27 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Candice Miller, Gregg Harper, House, House Administration Committee, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, John Boehner, Senate, women

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 04/26/2012

Violence Against Women Act reauthorization bill passed by Senate

A measure to renew the protections for victims of domestic violence passed despite some GOP objections to key provisions.

By Rosalind S. Helderman  |  05:00 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Violence Against Women Act, Women's issues, Domestic violence