Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) has launched an investigation into alleged quid pro quo hiring and misuse of federal asset forfeiture funds at the US Marshals Service.
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold two days of hearings starting Wednesday to consider President Obama’s nominee for Attorney General, Loretta Lynch, and Republican members will use every opportunity to challenge the Obama administration’s executive actions on a wide range of issues.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) is demanding to know why the Drug Enforcement Agency spent $850,000 to bribe an Amtrak employee to provide confidential information on train passengers that the DEA could have gotten for free.
According to the letter, the Justice Department originally refused to hand over documents in three Inspector General investigations.
In a statement to the Washington Post, Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said the department did not block the IG’s investigation.
Rep. Bruce Braley’s (D., Iowa) Senate campaign is brushing aside criticism of a recent video in which he claimed to be a farmer, the latest in what his Republican opponents call a series of gaffes about Iowa’s most important occupation.
Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) was one of several Democratic lawmakers who urged the IRS to investigate tax-exempt conservative groups—before it was revealed that the agency targeted those groups—in a scandal that continues to embroil the Obama administration.
The U.S. Senate race in Iowa is now in a dead heat after Republican candidate Joni Ernst secured a primary win on Tuesday, according to a recent poll by Rasmussen Reports.
Iowa Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley is out with a new ad this week touting his career as a lawyer as he continues to face criticism for his ties to the national trial lawyers’ lobby.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is refusing to answer Congress’ questions about the existence of a secret terrorist “hands off” list that is said to have permitted individuals with terrorist ties easy entrance into the United States.