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2008-07-16 15:00:07

The White House has cited executive privilege in refusing to turn over FBI interviews with Vice President Dick Cheney on the leaked name of a CIA operative.

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2008-06-21 12:00:00

Escalating a fight with Democrats on Capitol Hill, the White House on Friday invoked executive privilege in refusing to turn over documents to a congressional committee investigating the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to deny California permission to implement its own vehicle emission standards.

2006-07-18 02:05:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Advisers working at some federally funded pregnancy resource centers mislead pregnant teens about the risks of abortion, falsely telling callers it raises the risk of breast cancer, infertility and mental illness, a U.S. congressman said on Monday.

2006-07-17 14:46:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Advisers working at some federally funded pregnancy resource centers mislead pregnant teens about the risks of abortion, falsely telling callers it raises the risk of breast cancer, infertility and mental illness, a U.S. congressman said on Monday.

2006-03-28 17:17:28

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oil services company Halliburton Co. repeatedly overcharged taxpayers and provided substandard cost reports under a $1.2 billion contract to restore Iraq's southern oil fields, according to a new report by U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman.

2006-03-23 18:35:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nearly 2 million more people have signed up for Medicare prescription drug benefits, U.S. officials said on Thursday as they worked to enroll more elderly and disabled Americans before an upcoming deadline.

2006-02-27 18:30:21

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army said on Monday it has reimbursed a subsidiary of Halliburton Co., the oil services giant formerly run by Vice President Dick Cheney, the vast majority of costs disputed by government auditors on a on a no-bid contract in Iraq.

2006-01-27 19:37:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A veteran Democratic lawmaker on Friday requested an investigation into how much profit drug companies are set to make from poorer patients now covered under the new Medicare drug benefit. Rep.

2006-01-23 15:45:00

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Patients, pharmacists, physicians and state officials expressed extreme frustration over foul-ups with the new Medicare drug benefit on Friday, urging lawmakers to simplify a plan they called confusing and fraught with potentially life-threatening problems.

2006-01-20 18:23:21

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Patients, pharmacists, physicians and state officials expressed extreme frustration over foul-ups with the new Medicare drug benefit on Friday, urging lawmakers to simplify a plan they called confusing and fraught with potentially life-threatening problems.


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