By Michal Conger | 12/11/13 07:30 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa warned Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Wednesday that obstructing a congressional investigation is a criminal offense. Issa's warning came in a letter in which the California Republican told...
By Mark Tapscott | 12/05/13 09:03 AM
Remember President Obama's vow that lobbyists would not be welcome in his White House? That promise is proving to be no more credible than the one about keeping your health insurance plan. More than 100 lobbyists have been appointed by Obama to top jobs in his administration, according to the...
By Paul Bedard | 12/05/13 04:38 AM
There was an awkward moment at today's House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Obamacare when a New York Democrat rapped GOP critics with quotes from a satirical New Yorker feature, The Borowitz Report. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, while calling it her own “distinguished comedic...
By Michal Conger | 12/04/13 07:51 AM
Peace Corps officials refuse to give their agency's inspector general information on sexual assaults of volunteers serving overseas. They've even issued an agency-wide policy barring Peace Corps IG Kathy Buller from gaining access to sexual assault incident reports. “Hiding any information...
By Susan Ferrechio | 12/02/13 06:19 PM
House investigators want to know when President Obama realized he could not uphold his repeated promise that "if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor" under the new health care law. House Government and Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., on Monday wrote...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 04:11 PM
An ethics watchdog group wants Congress to investigate whether concierge-style health insurance perks offered to lawmakers and staff violate the congressional gift ban.
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/19/13 09:54 PM
The House Oversight and Reform Committee is demanding answers from the director of the Census Bureau after a news outlet reported that Census employees may have fabricated data for a jobs report that showed a significant drop in unemployment under President Obama just a month from Election Day...
By Luke Rosiak | 11/14/13 04:42 PM
House Oversight Committee officials led by Darrell Issa, R-Calif., have launched an investigation into multiple allegations of wrongdoing at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
By Mark Flatten | 11/14/13 01:31 PM
A stint at a military prep school would no longer qualify people for a federal bidding preference reserved for disabled veterans under a bipartisan bill now before Congress. Reps. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., teamed up on a measure to require actual military service to...
By Byron York | 11/13/13 04:16 PM
On Nov. 7, Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, along with subcommittee chairman Rep. Jim Jordan, sent the White House a letter requesting testimony from top Obama aides Nancy-Ann DeParle and Jeanne Lambrew.
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