Boehner: Secret Service Scandal Left Black Mark On Agency

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the prostitution scandal involving the U.S. Secret Service has left a "black mark" on the agency and on the country. (0:20)

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) says that the prostitution scandal involving the U.S. Secret Service has left a “black mark” on the agency and on the country. (0:20)

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Leahy Proposal Would End NSA Bulk Collection Of Data

Source: http://www.leahy.senate.gov/press/photos/march-2012

“if enacted, this bill would represent the most significant reform of government surveillance authorities since Congress passed the USA PATRIOT Act 13 years ago,” Leahy said.

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Urges Boehner To Keep Riders Out of $2.7 Billion Border Request

Congressional Hispanic Caucus

“If they (Republicans) try to change the law that covers and protects the rights of these refugee children, we will fight them,” said Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) to reporters at the Capitol.

Dems Fear Nothing Will Get Done In Crunch Time

With the August recess looming, Congress continues to face a myriad of challenges.

Boehner: Impeachment Claims A “Scam”

“This whole talk about impeachment has been coming from the President’s own staff,” Boehner said.

Poll: Obama Overreached, But Shouldn’t Be Impeached

61 percent said they would oppose impeachment.

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