Sen. Carl Levin (D., Mich.) repeatedly pressed the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the tax-exempt status of specific conservative nonprofit organizations in letters to then-IRS commissioner Doug Shulman and director Lois Lerner in 2012.
Sens. Carl Levin (D., Mich.) and John McCain (R., Ariz.) released a joint statement today announcing a congressional investigation into the IRS targeting conservative nonprofits during the election.
Family members of the fallen SEAL Team Six members shot down in Afghanistan in 2011 said members of Congress and top military brass have ignored their concerns about the circumstances surrounding their sons’ deaths at a press conference at the National Press Club on Thursday.
Democratic New York City councilman Steve Levin is facing criticism for attending the wedding of a man facing criminal prosecution for photographing a woman as she was testifying in a sexual-abuse case, according to the New York Post.
U.S. strategic nuclear weapons and the command systems that control them are vulnerable to cyber attacks although most are hardened against many types of electronic attacks, the commander of the U.S. Strategic Command said on Tuesday.
The Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) voted along party lines Tuesday to send the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the next secretary of defense secretary to the floor of the Senate, paving the way for a potential showdown over the embattled nominee.
Aides insist that congressional Republicans intend to meet the deadline to avoid sequestration of discretionary spending by enacting spending cuts and not raising taxes.
The Atlantic Council has released the names of foreign governments that contributed to the organization while defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel served as its chairman, but Senate Armed Services Committee Republicans are not satisfied by the limited disclosure.