May 08

HHS nominee questioned, praised by GOP Senators

President Barack Obama's nominee for health secretary faced pointed questioning Thursday from Republican senators over the president's health law but also won GOP praise in her first appearance before a Senate committee.

May 05

Democrats undecided on Benghazi attack investigation

House Speaker John Boehner announced that Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., would head a select committee on the response to the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, assault on the U.S. diplomatic post in Libya that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other…