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Your Fav Awk Black Girl Just Announced A Season 2 Premiere Date For 'Insecure'

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 03.15.2017 | Black Voices

"When does season 2 of #InsecureHBO premiere," you ask?— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) March 14, 2017 Awkward. Black. Women....

12 Baby Names Inspired By Black Stars Who Are Making History

Nameberry | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.10.2017 | Parents

In our previous salutes to Black History Month, we’ve looked back to activists, pop culture icons and other barrier breakers of the past. Today, we...

Zach Carter

Turns Out Obama Wasn't Targeting Porn, Guns, Gambling And Payday Loans After All | Zach Carter | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Justice Department investigation has cleared its consumer protection lawyers of Republican charges they engaged in a multi-agency cons...

Zach Carter

Darrell Issa: 'We Should Thank' Rudy Giuliani for Questioning Whether Obama Loves America | Zach Carter | Posted 02.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said Sunday that the media is unfairly questioning Republicans about Rudy Giuliani's recent claim that Pres...

Sam Stein

The Select Committee To Investigate Benghazi May Be Falling Apart | Sam Stein | Posted 01.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- From the Department of Predictable Outcomes: The House select committee investigating the 2012 attacks on the U.S diplomatic compound in...

Immigration Legislation Is Dead -- Now What?

Ryan Campbell | Posted 09.01.2014 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

You don't need a crystal ball to see that immigration-reform legislation is dead. It is consistently one of the most difficult topics for any country to tackle, and we have the most dysfunctional, do-nothing Congress in U.S. history.

Adriana Usero

Oh, Now Darrell Issa's Angry About Bonuses, But ... | Adriana Usero | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) took issue with the IRS for paying bonuses t...

Michael McAuliff

Issa Tries Tactic In IRS Probe Last Used In McCarthyism | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new report by the Congressional Research Service finds that Rep. Darrell Issa's (R-Calif.) probe of the Internal Revenue Service is ve...

Friday Talking Points -- 'And Counting'

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats, from this point on, should adopt a very simple technique to disarm Republican squabbles about Obamacare numbers. To every figure quoted for people gaining health insurance, Democrats should end with "... and counting."

Zach Carter

What Do Chase Bank, Condoms, The Tea Party, And Petty Fraud Have In Common? | Zach Carter | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

In mid-March, a division of JPMorgan Chase rejected an application to process payments for the fledgling New York City condom company Lovability, citi...

Michael McAuliff

About Face: Issa Pulls Panned Census Bill From Agenda | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Looks like House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has returned to his census. The California Republican apparently thought ...

Michael McAuliff

Darrell Issa Holds Absurd IRS Hearing In Which He Is The Only One Allowed To Speak | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A congressional hearing into the furor over political targeting by the Internal Revenue Service descended into political theater of the ...

GOP Rep. Makes Anti-Obamacare Listicle

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

Looks like someone's been reading BuzzFeed! Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) took a swipe at Obamacare on Wednesday with a cat-themed listicle. In ...

Issa Issues Warning Over 'Serious' Crises

Patch | Chris Jennewein | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics
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Issa said he voted with the Congressional majority because even a brief default would have had "immediate and catastrophic effects on the U.S. and wor...

Michael McAuliff

Issa Compares Senior Dem Lawmaker To 'Little Boy' | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest hearing on the Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of tea party and other groups turned heated Thursday, with House Oversight...

The Strategy of Restraint: Obama's Discipline Trips and Traps Rivals

Alan Kelly | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Alan Kelly

From subtle suggestions to diversionary rhetoric to preemptive flourishes, there is, save for Bill Clinton, no other president of the modern era better adapted to the art and science of influence and strategy.

Friday Talking Points -- Professional Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

All Americans who love this country very much deserve a commonsense immigration process, one that includes a roadmap for people who aspire to be citizens.

I Have a Conspiracy Theory Too: Tea Party Deliberately Entrapped IRS to Trigger Phony Crisis.

Paul Abrams | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Conspiracy theories are the special province of the right-wing, raised to new levels of sophistication and then brought to our shores from, as FDR called them, the "European dictatorships."

Democrats Turn The Tables On Issa | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

But an overzealous prosecutor can bungle even an open-and-shut case, and that’s what Democrats hope to portray Darrell Issa, the chairman of the Hou...

McCain Doesn't Back Issa Lying Charge

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) pushed back Monday on comments by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), who said that White House press secretary Jay Carney lied a...

Issa Restraint May Benefit GOP

RealClearPolitics | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

Republicans have cautioned party lawmakers investigating the politically charged IRS controversy against overplaying their hand. If Wednesday’s Hous...

Issa, Banana Republic Team Up For Collaboration

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 04.12.2013 | Style

Kate Middleton and Banana Republic are finally making things official. Banana Republic is teaming up with Issa London, one of the duchess' favorite...

4 Lessons From Spring

William Horden | Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Every change of season evokes emotions, but spring, charging out of winter's cold dark with renewed life and brighter days, seems our most beloved. New hopes bloom like flowers springing back from roots we feared lost to numbing ice.

Ryan J. Reilly

Top Lawmakers Demand Aaron Swartz Answers From Attorney General | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top Republican and top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee sent a joint letter late Monday to Attorney General Eric Holder pos...

Wedding Hair Inspiration At Issa Spring 2013

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Issa designer Daniella Heleyal paid homage to Kate Middleton (the Duchess is often spotted in her designs) at her spring 2013 fashion show during Lond...