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This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq during his …

Former Congressman Frank Wolf: Indict Baghdadi & Jihadi John for Genocide

If Attorney General Loretta Lynch can indict the head of FIFA, global soccer’s governing body, then she should be able to indict the Islamic State’s self-described caliph, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and “Jihadi John” for genocide, said former U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf.

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US State Department Blocks Iraqi Nun from Testifying Before Congress

All but one of the members of an Iraqi delegation of minority groups—comprising representatives of the Yazidi and Turkmen Shia religious communities—have been granted visas to come for official meetings in Washington. The lone member denied a visa was the only Iraqi Christian in the group, a Catholic nun.

House Democrats In Triage Mode

House Democrats In Triage Mode

House Democrats are pulling ads from a formerly competitive Northern Virginia House race, a sign that they are in triage mode as well-heeled outside groups pour money into Senate races instead, Roll Call reports. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee canceled

LIVE: House Special Hearing on Ebola Crisis in Africa

LIVE: House Special Hearing on Ebola Crisis in Africa

The House Foreign Affairs Committee is now holding a special subcommittee hearing on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Africa. Members of the committee interrupted their August recess to hold a hearing on the critical issue hearing important testimony from disease

U.S. Congress Gets an F on International Religious Freedom

U.S. Congress Gets an F on International Religious Freedom

The Venn Institute has just released it mid-term scorecard on International Religious Freedom (IRF) for the 113th session of Congress, and Congress has received a resounding F.  Only a handful of members received high scores: on the House side Frank

An Important Virginia Congressional Race to Watch

An Important Virginia Congressional Race to Watch

This Saturday in northern Virginia, voters will head to the polls for the Republican Firehouse primary election in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District to succeed retiring Congressman Frank Wolf. In this race, one candidate stands out far above the rest: Barbara

VA CD 10 GOP Primary Candidates Meet At Townhall Forum

A Republican Congressional primary town hall relating to Virginia’s 10th CD is happening on Sunday afternoon at Patrick Henry College in Purcelleville. Five of the six Republican candidates joined WMAL Radio’s Chris Plante, who is moderating the afternoon political event.

Mark Levin Endorses Barbara Comstock for Congress

Mark Levin Endorses Barbara Comstock for Congress

On his Wednesday night radio show, conservative talker Mark Levin endorsed Republican candidate Barbara Comstock for the House seat soon to be vacated by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA). Frank Wolf is retiring. This is my congressional district and I want

Reps Matheson and Wolf Announce Their Retirement

Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah, and Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) announced their retirements today after serving many years in congress. Matheson’s seat, in the heavily Republican 4th District is seen as an easy pick-up for Republicans.  Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love,

Government, Left Pushes 'Virtual Gun Control'

Government, Left Pushes 'Virtual Gun Control'

Having defeated President Obama’s quest to shoot holes in the Second Amendment, a GOP Leadership aide recently told the Huffington Post the House would soon spend time examining the link between link between video games and violence, essentially kicking off

Rep. Wolf Questions FBI Director over Report About Relationship with CAIR

Rep. Wolf Questions FBI Director over Report About Relationship with CAIR

Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) wrote a letter to FBI director James Comey regarding the just-released Department of Justice Office of Inspector General report relating to the bureau’s relationship with the Council on American Islamic Relations. Since 2008, the FBI had

Rep. Wolf: Benghazi Survivors Have Been Asked to Sign NDAs

Rep. Frank Wolf took to the House floor this morning and claimed that sources have told him the survivors of the Benghazi attack have been asked to sign non-disclosure agreements to prevent them from speaking. Referring only to “trusted sources”

Congressman Rips Holder over Ft. Hood Stonewalling

Congressman Rips Holder over Ft. Hood Stonewalling

Thursday on Capitol Hill, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) went after Attorney General Eric Holder for his failure to explain how the Fort Hood terrorist attack was classified as “workplace violence,” depriving victims of Purple Hearts and appropriate medical coverage. “We’re

Momentum for Benghazi Select Committee

Momentum for Benghazi Select Committee

There is only one certainty surrounding the terroristattack that occurred in Benghazi, Libya last September 11th: seven months later, the American people andthe families of the victims and wounded still do not know all the facts andspecifics that resulted in

PseudoScience: Obama Directs CDC to Research Gun Violence, Video Games

PseudoScience: Obama Directs CDC to Research Gun Violence, Video Games

Politicians regularly employ “science” or “research” to promote their policy agendas. A “study” that finds a result consistent with a politician’s bias is a time-honored way to push legislation. The tactic can even make strange-bedfellows. Last month conservative GOP Rep.

Some Obvious Questions About the Lack of a Benghazi Probe

Some Obvious Questions About the Lack of a Benghazi Probe

It has been 70 days since Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) introduced House Resolution 36 on January 18, 2013. If passed, this important resolution would create “a select committee to investigate and report on the attack on the United States consulate

House GOP Witness: Reading Bible Can Cause Violence

House GOP Witness: Reading Bible Can Cause Violence

This morning, VA Rep. Frank Wolf convened a hearing of the Commerce Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee he chairs. The subject of the hearing was youth violence and, specifically, the role video games play in encouraging violent behavior. A

Bowles-Simpson to Be Reconsidered

Bowles-Simpson to Be Reconsidered

On Tuesday, the House will consider the “Require a PLAN Act” (H.R. 444) to force President Barack Obama to submit a proposed date and plan to balance the budget.   On Wednesday, the House will take up amendments to the

Inspector General: Nepotism Prevalent at Justice Department

Inspector General: Nepotism Prevalent at Justice Department

The Justice Department’s inspector general found rampant nepotism in Attorney General Eric Holder’s Justice Department.  According to The Hill, the inspector general found “at least seven instances of federal employees engaging in illegal attempts to hire family members at the

Clooney, Congressmen to Protest at Sudan Embassy

(AP) Clooney, congressmen to protest at Sudan embassy WASHINGTON Actor George Clooney will highlight a protest planned for Friday at Sudan’s embassy in Washington. The protesters accuse Sudan’s president, Omar al-Bashir, of provoking a humanitarian crisis and blocking food and

"Horatius Wolf": Rep. Frank Wolf takes on Grover Norquist

Legend has it that ancient Rome was spared a devastating invasion by the courage and skill of a great warrior named Horatius, whose singlehanded defense of a bridge kept the enemy hordes at bay. From time to time, a contemporary

We're Better Off Without the 'Build America Bonds'

The municipal bond market is having a tough time today largely in part of looming rumors concerning the expiration of the Build America Bond or ‘BAB’ program. After all, this program was omitted from Obama’s tax deal with Republicans. As

Which Malik Shabazz Visited White House in July 2009, Mr. President?

In May 2009, the Obama/Holder Justice Department dropped charges in a voter intimidation case against Malik Shabazz, a leader of the New Black Panther Party, despite having already won a summary judgment against him, and his New Black Panther Party