DEA Chief Will Step Down Amid Charges of Incompetence

On Tuesday, a senior Obama Administration official told Reuters that Michele Leonhart, the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration since 2007, will soon resign her post. Last week, Leonhart revealed to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform that DEA agents dallying with prostitutes in Colombia may have revealed sensitve information.

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Congressman To Boehner: Make Scalise Resign From Leadership Over David Duke Aide Relationship

Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York is the first member of the U.S. Congress to call on House Speaker John Boehner to ask for House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise’s resignation. Maloney wants Scalise’s scalp after the revelation that Scalise had a years-long personal and political relationship with Kenneth Knight, the top political aide to former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke.