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  • Sen. Marco Rubio speaks during a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Western Hemisphere Subcommittee on February 3, 2015. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
    Rubio steps in to lead Senate Intelligence Committee

    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio will temporarily become chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Republican leaders announced, taking charge of the panel at a time of turnover and tension in the nation’s intelligence community.

  • Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., listens to testimony before the Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions on May 12, 2020. (Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via AP)
    Burr steps aside as Senate intelligence chair amid FBI probe

    Sen. Richard Burr has temporarily stepped aside as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee after the FBI served a search warrant for his cellphone.

  • House Majority Whip James Clyburn of South Carolina speaks during a news conference April 30, 2020, in Washington. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
    House Democrats ask 5 companies to return coronavirus aid

    A Democratic-led subcommittee overseeing federal coronavirus aid is demanding that five companies return loans the panel says should have gone to smaller businesses.

  • With four out of five members appointed, the congressional commission is further along than three other watchdogs created to oversee the massive pot of spending. (Leo Shane III/Staff)
    Watchdog panels slowly take shape over $2T in virus cash

    With four out of five members appointed, the congressional commission is further along than three other watchdogs created to oversee the massive pot of spending.

  • Glenn Fine, acting inspector general at the U.S. Defense Department, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
    Trump removes acting Pentagon inspector general from job

    President Donald Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help businesses and individuals affected by the new coronavirus, officials said Tuesday.