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Jennifer Bendery

Darrell Issa Cites House Contempt Vote He Opposed To Justify Holding Another Contempt Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is mulling holding a White House official in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena, a...

Jennifer Bendery

Darrell Issa Going Crazy Issuing Subpoenas, Outpacing Previous Chairmen Combined

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) announced Friday that he is subpoenaing another top administration official, meaning he has now issued near...

Jennifer Bendery

Darrell Issa Subpoenas John Kerry To Testify On Benghazi

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) on Friday subpoenaed Secretary of State John Kerry to testify on the 2012 attack on the American diplomatic...

Why GOP Attacks on Obama Foreign Policy Are Shameless

Robert Creamer | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Robert Creamer

You have to assume that by continuing to pursue the Benghazi "scandal" story, the GOP is trying to imply that Obama is "soft on terrorism," when in fact he has done more to destroy the al Qaeda terrorist network than the neo-cons who surrounded Bush could have dreamed.

Turning Tragedy Into Talking Points

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The Democrats in Congress in 2001 stuck to the best American tradition--when tragedy strikes do not attack the other party. Congressman Issa and his friends have ignored that tradition, and are trying to turn Ambassador Stevens' death into an election talking point.

'Fast And Furious' Dispute Could Reach Unusual End

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner demanded Thursday that the Obama administration give in and turn over documents related to a botched gun...

Issa Issues Subpoena For Eric Holder Over Controversial Gun-Running Operation

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) Wednesday issued a subpoena to Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr. and ...

Marcus Baram

Businesses' Hit List: The Regulations They Hate The Most

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- Here is the hit list so far of America's most-hated federal regulations and rules, according to leading industry groups and conservative t...

Jason Linkins

Get Ready To Hear The Words 'Job Killing' Over And Over Again, Forever

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you're a Republican, it is now a violation of House rules to utter the word "taxes" or "tax increase" on the chamber floor without the "job-killing" prefix.

Incoming Oversight Chair Defends Calling Obama Admin 'Corrupt'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), incoming chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, attempted to provide cover Wednesday for his r...

ACORN Wins Another Victory: Judge Says the Government Can't Cut Funding

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

Congress singled ACORN out for punishment in the absence of any judicial or administrative process adjudicating guilt. The judge declared the act of Congress was an unconstitutional bill of attainder.

ACORN Is Back in the News, but News Still Gets It Wrong

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

This week, the FBI arrested 25-year old James O'Keefe and three other men, charging them with plotting to tamper with phones in the New Orleans office...

ACORN Is Back in the News, but the News Still Gets it Wrong

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

Last year, the mainstream media treated O'Keefe's exploits against ACORN as an example of investigative "gotcha" journalism, with few pointing out that he doctored the videos and never released the original footage.

Jason Linkins

ACORN Hearing: A Barrel of Laughs, A Bucket Of Nuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Approximately 60 people showed up yesterday to watch Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) brandish a plastic bucket of acorns as his colleagues Lamar Sm...