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News updates from on and around Capitol Hill.

Former La. Cop Indicted For Assault, Civil Rights Violations, Lying To FBI

Former cop Willie Fred Knowles is accused of beating a woman and tasing two men in 2012.

Commander: Three Years Before Tide Turns Against Islamic State

“I think you are, at least, talking a minimum of three years,” Terry told reporters at the Pentagon on Thursday.

Obama Administration Weighing Response To Sony Cyber Attacks

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The White House said it considers the cyber attacks to be “a serious national security matter.”

White House Won’t Rule Out A Visit From Raul Castro

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The remarks come a day after President Obama announced a historic shift in U.S. policy towards Cuba.

McCain Slams Obama Administration On Sony Hack

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McCain said that the attack on Sony was a result of the Administration’s failure to bolster defenses against cyber attacks.

Boehner Delivers A Christmas Poem

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Boehner recites a poem taking aim at President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration reform.