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House Oversight Committee

Martin Shkreli Smirks At Congressional Appeals To His Humanity

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former price-gouging pharmaceutical company CEO Martin Shkreli asserted his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination at ...

GOP Chairman Vows To Hunt Down Flint's Emergency Manager

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican honcho on Capitol Hill vowed Wednesday to hunt down the man who was in charge of Flint, Michigan, when the city's wat...

Congress Seeks Answers On Flint Water Crisis, Doesn't Get Them

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress wanted to get to the bottom of the Flint water crisis, but several key players were missing from an oversight heari...

House Investigates Flint Water Crisis, But The Governor Isn't On The Invite List

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Oversight Committee will hold a hearing on the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, on Feb. 3. But the list of witnesses does not...

Even Planned Parenthood Haters Hated The House Oversight Hearing

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics

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Matt Ferner

Lawmakers Declare 'No Confidence' In DEA Chief | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

A bipartisan group of congressional lawmakers said Wednesday that they have no confidence in Drug Enforcement Administration head Michele Leonhart. Th...

Congress Focuses In On NFL's Non-Profit Tax-Exempt Status In Letter

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.26.2015 | Sports

The NFL's tax exempt status once again drawing questions from Congress.

Michael McAuliff

Chaffetz Boots Darrell Issa's New Portrait, Says It's Not Personal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the new chairman of the House Oversight Committee, has had the portrait of his predecessor, Rep. Darrell I...

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Suggests ADT For White House Security | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Secret Service under intense congressional scrutiny for a series of security breaches, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) had a suggestion...

Michael McAuliff

Nancy Pelosi Mocks 'Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi' As GOP 'Subterfuge' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With a House committee conducting the latest of many hearings on U.S. security failures in Libya, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-...

Sam Stein

Issa's Office Denies Rumor That He's Threatening To Quit Unless He Stays Chair | Sam Stein | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rumors were rampant on Tuesday morning that Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) was threatening to resign from Congress unless House GOP leader...

Uncertainty Remains Over Testimony Of Former Top IRS Official

Associated Press | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee is recalling a former Internal Revenue Service official who refused to answer questions...

Republican House Leaders To Look Into Report On Faked Jobs Data

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The Republican leader of a U.S. House of Representatives investigative committee asked the Census Bureau on Tuesday f...

Republicans Seek More From White House Officials On Website Rollout

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Republicans on the House Oversight Committee have asked President Barack Obama's cur...

Michael McAuliff

Issa Accused Of Editing Selectively Again | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has again released selectively chosen data to falsely accuse the Obama administration of...

Issa: DC Law Firm 'Crosses The Line'

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 11.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Leaders of the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday accused a prominent Washington law firm of trying to interfere with their inves...

GOP-Led Committee Pushes Through IRS Resolution

AP | JIM ABRAMS and ALAN FRAM | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican-led committee on Friday increased pressure on Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner to break her silence on who in ...

Ryan J. Reilly

Aaron Swartz Prosecutors Saw 'Guerilla' Manifesto As Proof Of Malicious Intent | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics

A Justice Department representative told congressional staffers during a recent briefing on the computer fraud prosecution of Internet activist Aaron ...

Joshua Hersh

GOP Lawmaker Has No Regrets On Sensitive Docs Dump | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican congressman who has aggressively championed an investigation into the Obama administration's han...

Elise Foley

Dick Durbin: Darrell Issa Document Dump 'Unconscionable' | Elise Foley | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) on Sunday attacked Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight Committee, for releasing sens...

Lucia Graves

Senior Dem Blasts Issa Over 'Unsubstantiated' Energy Probes | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The powerful chair of the House Oversight Committee has launched "unsubstantiated" investigations into the Department of Energy, the com...

Laura Bassett

Gender War Over Birth Control Boosts Democratic Campaigns | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

Where are the women? The question, posed by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) to an all-male panel at Thursday's House Oversight Committee hearing on a...

Jennifer Bendery

Pelosi Rips GOP Over Birth Control: I May Be "Moved To Explain Biology To My Colleagues" | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday ripped House Republicans for holding a contentious hearing on birth control th...

Laura Bassett

House Dems Walk Out Of Birth Control Hearing | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Democrats walked out of a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on religious liberty and the birth control rule on Thursda...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Ex-Fannie Mae Employee: Executives 'Philosophically Opposed' To Loan Forgiveness | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

Fannie Mae executives are refusing to forgive part of homeowners' mortgage debt because they are "philosophically opposed" to the idea, according to a...