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Michael McAuliff

Nancy Pelosi Mocks 'Benghazi, Benghazi, Benghazi' As GOP 'Subterfuge'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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"

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Amanda Terkel

House Oversight Committee Conflict

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has begun to assert veto control over how Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee ...

John Rudolf

'A Perfect Storm Of Idiocy': ATF Agents Slam Gun-Trafficking Operation

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

A botched gun-trafficking investigation that allowed suspected criminals to purchase roughly 2,000 firearms -- many which later crossed the border int...

Elise Foley

Issa, Cummings Clash Over Subpoenas Of Obama Administration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa issued two subpoenas this week targeting the Obama administration, reigniting a dispute with Democrats on the House Ov...

Darrell Issa-Elijah Cummings Feud Heats Up

The Washington Post | Ed O'Keefe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Congress may be getting ready for a big bipartisan kumbaya moment at tonight's State of the Union address, but don't expect many smiles between Reps. ...

Sam Stein

DCCC Chair Warns Of Republicans Getting Subpoena Power In 2010

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The man in charge of maintaining Democratic control of the House of Representative this fall added a new wrinkle to his argument for why the party wil...

The CDOs That Destroyed AIG: The Big Short Doesn't Quite Reveal What They Knew and When They Knew It

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Fiderer

It's been eighteen months since AIG collapsed, and Congress has yet to seriously focus on the most important questions: What did they know and when did they know it?

Tim Taliaferro

House Oversight Dems Change Lock On Hearing Room Door After GOP Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After GOP members of the House oversight committee shot footage for a "campaign style video" in the committee room, Democrats responded by changing th...

Edolphus Towns, Waxman's Replacement, Was Once Target Of Federal Probe

Village Voice | By Wayne Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Poised to succeed the legendary Henry Waxman as chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Brooklyn congressman Ed Towns was once t...