House panel cites Rove for contempt

WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- The House Judiciary Committee has voted along party lines to cite former White House adviser Karl Rove with contempt for defying a subpoena.

Conyers eyes Gonzales perjury charge

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- A top House Democrat said Monday he is considering bringing perjury charges against former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
Rove threatened with contempt of Congress

Rove threatened with contempt of Congress

WASHINGTON, July 3 (UPI) -- The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee Thursday threatened to hold ex-White House aide Karl Rove in contempt if he fails to respond to a subpoena.
Conyers subpoenas White House documents

Conyers subpoenas White House documents

WASHINGTON, June 27 (UPI) -- The House Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena for unredacted interviews with President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.
McClellan to testify on Capitol Hill

McClellan to testify on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- Former White House spokesman Scott McClellan says he will testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee about the leak of a CIA operative's identity.

Democrats seek torture special counsel

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- A group of Democratic members of Congress Saturday asked U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey to name a special counsel to investigate torture.
House committee subpoenas Rove

House committee subpoenas Rove

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- The House Judiciary Committee Thursday subpoenaed Karl Rove, a former adviser to U.S. President George W. Bush.

Congress wants answers on immigrant health

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers say they want answers from Department of Homeland Security leaders about reports of inadequate medical care for detained immigrants.

Conyers 'very worried' about Clinton

DETROIT, May 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. John Conyers says he is worried Hillary Clinton's continued presidential campaign will make it more difficult to unify Democrats in November.

Homeland Security: The week ahead

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Democratic primaries in Indiana and North Carolina Tuesday mean that presidential politics is likely to dominate the news agenda this week. But among all the endless talk of demographics, victory margins and delegate counts, here are a few national and homeland security events and stories that might make the inside pages.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor
Rove invited to appear before House panel

Rove invited to appear before House panel

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- A U.S. House panel has invited former White House aide Karl Rove to testify on whether the prosecution of a former Alabama governor was politically motivated.

Democrats lash out at Mukasey over remark

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- A remark U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey made to bolster his argument for loosening surveillance rules has drawn the ire of some lawmakers.
Pelosi seeks probe of Bolten, Miers

Pelosi seeks probe of Bolten, Miers

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has called on Attorney General Michael Mukasey to open a grand jury probe of a current and a former White House staffer.

Conyers criticizes opposition of FISA bill

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., Saturday defended his proposed Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act legislation.

House panel to investigate phone jamming

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- A House panel plans to investigate a 2002 phone-jamming scheme against the New Hampshire Democratic Party and the Manchester, N.H., firefighters union.

Health plans don't impress Michael Moore

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmaker Michael Moore criticized the two Democratic presidential hopefuls for not embracing government-financed health coverage.
U.S. House finds Bolten, Miers in contempt

U.S. House finds Bolten, Miers in contempt

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The House of Representatives approved contempt citations against two key White House aides for their refusal to testify about the firings of U.S. attorneys.

Mukasey: No waterboarding probe

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey Thursday said he couldn't investigate previous uses of waterboarding because it was considered legal at the time.

Delta merger could provoke hearings

CINCINNATI, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- A Delta Airlines merger with Northwest or United Airlines could spark U.S. congressional hearings if jobs are lost, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Tuesday.

Justice a no-show at rape, assault hearing

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Justice Department officials skipped a congressional hearing Wednesday dealing with allegations of rape and sexual assault of female contractors in Iraq.

House bill would protect media sources

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. journalists could gain federal protection from having to reveal their confidential sources thanks to a new bill passed by the House of Representatives.

House panel discusses Jena 6

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Voices and emotions rose Tuesday during a U.S. House hearing on the Jena 6 and federal intervention in hate crimes and race-related violence.

House committees OK more wiretap oversight

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Judiciary and Intelligence committees have rejected a Bush administration request to renew the government's eavesdropping authority.

Judiciary chairs want AG 2005 opinions

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Congressional leaders Thursday asked the U.S. Justice Department for secret legal opinions in 2005 that authorized use of harsh interrogation techniques.

Midwest gets major gambling facility

DETROIT, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Detroit is celebrating the opening of its first permanent gambling facility, the $800 million MGM Grand Detroit hotel and casino.
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