Harley Rouda, the Democratic candidate challenging Republican representative Dana Rohrabacher in California’s toss-up 48th congressional district, signaled support earlier this year for expanding Medicaid to undocumented immigrants but now denies ever making that statement.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee promptly deleted a tweet on Thursday attacking a Republican congressman’s “cult-like fixation on marijuana” after a Los Angeles Times op-ed scolded the DCCC for launching its attack when Democrats “broadly support marijuana legalization.”
During a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday, the Department of Defense Special Envoy for Guantanamo Closure, Paul Lewis, admitted that Americans have lost their lives due to inmates currently held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
U.S. congressmen will meet security officials in Moscow this week to find out whether the FBI could have done more with Russian intelligence on the Boston bombing suspect to prevent the attack, one of the lawmakers said on Wednesday.
House Republicans criticized the Obama administration on Thursday for mishandling security at the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi before and during the deadly Sept. 11 terrorist attack, when the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three additional Americans were killed.
Law enforcement and national security agencies are investigating the hacking of a White House computer last month that penetrated a network inside the White House Military Office that handles top-secret data, U.S. officials said.
A popular radio station in Afghanistan is funded by China’s international propaganda outlet and is broadcasting news with an anti-U.S. and anti-NATO bent, according to U.S. officials.