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Barney Frank Came Back To Congress And Ran Circles Around Everyone

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Barney Frank isn’t in Congress anymore. But you wouldn’t have known it if you’d seen him in a Tuesday House hearing, where he evi...

FBI Director: Petraeus Leaks Were Much Worse Than Clinton Email Mess

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― FBI Director James Comey has a message for Republicans arguing that Hillary Clinton should be prosecuted because her email server debac...

FBI Director Dismantles Most Damaging Claims Against Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― FBI Director James Comey on Thursday defended his decision to forgo a criminal case against Hillary Clinton, and in the process managed...

GOP Congressman Leading Probe Of FBI Director Was Raving About Him Last Month

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is hauling FBI director James Comey to Capitol Hill on Thursday to explain why he didn’t recommend crimi...

Top Republican Promises Rick Snyder Will Have 'A Tough Day' On Capitol Hill

The Huffington Post | Tyler Tynes | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a hearing in which officials from multiple levels of government insisted they'd done nothing wrong in their handling of the Flint ...

House GOP Chairman Plans Clinton Email Probe

Politico | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics

House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz says he’s forging ahead with an investigation into the federal government’s record keeping — a probe he ...

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 water bec...

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 hearin...

Federal Effort to Ban State-Regulated Online Gambling is a Solution in Search of a Problem

Chris Grove | Posted 12.13.2015 | Politics
Chris Grove

On December 9th, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-U.T.) will continue his push for a federal ban on state-regulated online gambling with a hearing in the Chaffe...

The Not-So-Secret Service: What Your Company Can Learn From the Rep. Chaffetz Scandal

Tom Garrubba | Posted 10.21.2015 | Business
Tom Garrubba

How can your company learn from the U.S. Secret Service's mistakes? Start by developing basic information security guidelines with respect to who can access sensitive data (such as personnel files or other confidential data) within your organization.

Freedom Caucus Chairman Says They Would 'Look Favorably' On Paul Ryan For Speaker

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.11.2015 | Politics

As many Republicans urge Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to make a bid for House speaker, some hardline conservatives say he's been too willing to compromise ...

Desperate GOP Begs Paul Ryan To Save Them All

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans finally agree on something: how desperately they want Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to be the next speaker. It was all they ...

GOP Probe Into Planned Parenthood Funding Comes Up Empty

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Thursday that the GOP's investigatio...

Kevin McCarthy Is Out For House Speaker. Who Else Wants It?

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) stunned everyone Thursday by dropping out of the race for speaker. Now, the question is:...

Republicans Must Pick a Woman for House Speaker

John A. Tures | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Now that Rep. Kevin McCarthy has bowed out of the race to replace House Speaker John Boehner, there's only one logical choice to replace him: Washington Congresswoman Catherine McMorris Rodgers.

Kevin McCarthy Pulls Out Of House Speaker's Race

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) sparked shock, tears and chaos in the GOP Thursday by declaring he was withdrawing his n...

Deconstructing McCarthyism

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Hillary Clinton's political life revolves about the certainty of a vast right-wing conspiracy, its existence again disproven, this time by McCarthyism and its fallout. If there were a conspiracy, Kevin McCarthy would not have spilled the beans, and Republicans would not react so stupidly.

The Nightmare Scenario That John Boehner Fears The Most

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

As Scott Wong of The Hill reported Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner experienced a fitful night's sleep last week, during which time the Ohio Repu...

7 Times Jason Chaffetz Has Chaffetzed Someone

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics

When Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) announced that he's running for speaker of the House, facing off against current majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-C...

The Speaker of the House Will Be...?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 10.06.2015 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Republicans need a Speaker of the House who is a front guy (or woman) who can talk and walk at the same time, is not verbally accident prone, and who projects a positive and optimistic persona, someone likable and not angry all the time.

Jason Chaffetz Announces Run For House Speaker

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) announced his candidacy for speaker of the House of Representatives on Sunday, setting off a contentious race with House ...

Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz Planning Bid For House Speaker: Report

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 10.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) is planning to run for the House speaker post, according to Politico. The chairman of the House Oversight a...

Congressman Whom Secret Service Tried To Embarrass Worries It Could Be Targeting Others

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

In responding to revelations that the Secret Service inappropriately accessed and tried to leak private information about him, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-...

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: GOP Mansplaining to Planned Parenthood, Plus the 13 Most Punchable Faces in Politics

Bob Cesca | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Jason Chaffetz Gets Owned by Cecile Richards; Carly Fiorina Caught Lying Again; Ted Cruz Makes Crazy Yalping Noises; Trevor Noah on The Daily Show; Bob's Russian Movers; and much more.

Is The President Of Planned Parenthood Underpaid?

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) suggested on Tuesday that Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards was overpaid when Richards testified before Congre...