Clinton e-mails sought in subpoena

Hillary Clinton, Rep. Gowdy (top right), and Rep. Chaffetz (Getty, AP)

Critics say the former secretary of state’s use of a private server gave her power over public documents.

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Clinton e-mail review could find security issues

Clinton e-mail review could find security issues

An official said the agency would not “prejudge” until it can analyze the e-mails from her private account.

At VA health facilities, whistleblowers still fear retaliation

At VA health facilities, whistleblowers still fear retaliation

The new VA secretary promised a culture of reform, but the change hasn’t reached some facilities.

Fifty years after ‘Bloody Sunday’ march, struggles endure in Selma

Fifty years after ‘Bloody Sunday’ march, struggles endure in Selma

The spotlight returns to a place still trying to overcome the racial divisions that have come to define it.

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No chip on Rep. Ashford’s purse-battered shoulder

No chip on Rep. Ashford’s purse-battered shoulder

The lawmaker hit by Mrs. Adelson’s purse is backing Mr. Adelson’s bill against online gambling.

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Senate hearing faults FBI system meant to protect whistleblowers

The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony of employees being punished for disclosing agency ills.

When the subject is Obamacare, never forget about Chief Justice Roberts

When the subject is Obamacare, never forget about Chief Justice Roberts

Interpreting his questions doesn’t guarantee much, but that doesn’t stop folks from trying to guess his views.

Ringling Bros. to drop iconic elephants from circus

A roundup of news from across the nation.

6 things you didn’t read today (but should have)

6 things you didn’t read today (but should have)

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Oops: Rick Perry is apparently worried about the threat of a Soviet-era Iran

Oops: Rick Perry is apparently worried about the threat of a Soviet-era Iran

A new video from his PAC uses a map of Iran that is hopelessly out of date.

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Rick Perry attacks Iran talks in PAC video

Rick Perry attacks Iran talks in PAC video

Former Texas governor Rick Perry (R) says U.S. negotiations with Iran will jeopardize Israel's security in a new RickPAC video.

Amid Clinton controversies, Democrats seek alternative

Amid Clinton controversies, Democrats seek alternative

The angst among Democrats suggests that opportunities remain for other candidates despite Clinton’s lead in early polls.

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Rep. Young: Wolves would solve homelessness

Rep. Young: Wolves would solve homelessness

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) suggested Thursday that if he let loose wolves in some congressional districts, they “wouldn’t have a homeless problem anymore.”

For vacationers, an app to guide them to federal destinations

For vacationers, an app to guide them to federal destinations

The Obama administration wants a web developer to create an app to guide tourists to public lands across the country.

Rep. Don Young: Wolves would solve homelessness

Rep. Don Young: Wolves would solve homelessness

At a congressional hearing Rep. Don Young hints that wolves could be used to control homeless population.

Evaluating and explaining Chelsea Clinton’s alias, “Diane Reynolds”

Evaluating and explaining Chelsea Clinton’s alias, “Diane Reynolds”

Why do celebrities do this? We found out.

State attorneys general are more and more powerful. Is that a problem?

State attorneys general are more and more powerful. Is that a problem?

The increasing activism of state attorneys general offers promise and peril.

Congressman hit with purse of Sheldon Adelson’s wife signs on to Adelson anti-online gaming bill

Congressman hit with purse of Sheldon Adelson’s wife signs on to Adelson anti-online gaming bill

Congressman forever connected to Sheldon Adelson through policy and purses.

Why Hillary Clinton probably isn’t sweating this email stuff, in three charts

Why Hillary Clinton probably isn’t sweating this email stuff, in three charts

The gap between Hillary and everyone else is astonishing.

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State Dept. defends Clinton e-mail account

State Dept. defends Clinton e-mail account

In a tense exchange with reporters Wednesday, State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf denied anything inappropriate occurred after revelations that former secretary of state Hillary Clinton used a private e-mail account for work.

Wealthy fans could lift Marco Rubio in 2016

Wealthy fans could lift Marco Rubio in 2016

Despite Jeb Bush’s GOP fundraising success, there are donors in Florida and elsewhere on the senator’s side.

Kathleen Matthews, Marriott executive, eyes Van Hollen seat

Kathleen Matthews, Marriott executive, eyes Van Hollen seat

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski’s impending retirement has created opportunities for other politicians in Maryland.

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Climate change irony is 'hilarious,' senator deadpans

Climate change irony is 'hilarious,' senator deadpans

Talk of receding ice opening up new oil exploration opportunities prompted Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) to note "a bit of an ironic situation," during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing Thursday.

Colorado gets sued by a third group over marijuana legalization

Colorado gets sued by a third group over marijuana legalization

As with the previous challenges, the state is accused of violating federal law and the constitution.

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Campaign 2016: Mark Everson 'A Letter to America'

Campaign 2016: Mark Everson 'A Letter to America'

Former IRS commissioner Mark Everson entered the 2016 presidential race with this ad.

Mark Everson enters the 2016 race, because sometimes random people run for president

Mark Everson enters the 2016 race, because sometimes random people run for president

To answer your question: He’s a former IRS commissioner.

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Rep. Sessions: Illegal immigrants released by Obama committ murder everyday

Rep. Sessions: Illegal immigrants released by Obama committ murder everyday

House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (R-Tex.) claims that there is a murder committed “every day” in cities across the nation by an illegal immigrant released by the Obama administration.

Hillary Clinton’s tweet isn’t going to solve her e-mail problem. Not even close.

Hillary Clinton’s tweet isn’t going to solve her e-mail problem. Not even close.

It suggests she doesn’t grasp the extent of the problem.

Jon Stewart compares Hillary Clinton’s e-mail strategy to Doritos

Jon Stewart compares Hillary Clinton’s e-mail strategy to Doritos

The “Daily Show” host also says the “Dirty Rodham scandal” won’t do much to change voters’ opinion of her.

Tired of shutdown battles? This bill would end them for good.

Tired of shutdown battles? This bill would end them for good.

The proposal would automatically extend existing funding levels whenever Congress fails to pass appropriations. Would Republicans support such a measure?

A ‘battle for Seattle’ between two airlines is fueling huge growth

A ‘battle for Seattle’ between two airlines is fueling huge growth

Delta wants to use Seattle as a hub for its growing Asia business. Alaska is zealously guarding its home turf. The results have been great for passengers.

Lawmaker says immigrants released by Obama commit a murder a day

Lawmaker says immigrants released by Obama commit a murder a day

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Tex.) earned 4 Pinocchios for making an assertion that lacks any basis in fact.

Texan Will Hurd defies the odds for House Republicans. Can he last?

Texan Will Hurd defies the odds for House Republicans. Can he last?

He’s one of two African-Americans in the GOP caucus, and nearly 70 percent of his constituents are Latino.

Clinton e-mails sought in subpoena

Clinton e-mails sought in subpoena

Critics say the former secretary of state’s use of a private server gave her power over public documents.

White House counts on Sen. Wyden to deliver on a trade deal

White House counts on Sen. Wyden to deliver on a trade deal

Despite the Oregon Democrat’s commitment, current prospects for a bipartisan accord seem grim.

Same-sex marriages halt again in Alabama

Same-sex marriages halt again in Alabama

State’s Supreme Court issues ruling that ignores federal judge. It sparks chaos and new legal challenges.