By Susan Crabtree | 09/30/14 02:25 PM
One after another, lawmakers expressed outrage and disbelief over the Sept. 19 breach, along with another incident involving the Secret Service's botched response to a shooter who fired off seven shots that hit the White House's upper residence in 2011.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/30/14 11:32 AM
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said she "takes full responsibility" for a recent incident in which a White House intruder reached the ceremonial heart of the White House before being detained.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/29/14 10:35 PM
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will be on the hot seat Tuesday morning after lawmakers rejected her request that the hearing be held in a closed, classified forum.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/22/14 05:10 PM
Republicans led the charge to hold Lerner in contempt of Congress earlier this year.
By Becket Adams | 09/22/14 03:16 PM
"She appears to have great confidence that her allies in the Obama Administration will not consider legal action after she resigned and declined to discuss the IRS’ actions against private citizens," Issa said.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/22/14 02:32 PM
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said it is "telling" that ex-IRS administrator Lois Lerner gave a media interview defending herself, even though she has refused to testify before Congress about her involvement in the agency's alleged scheme to target...
By Sean Lengell | 09/19/14 09:05 AM
From the league's domestic violence problems to the controversy over the Washington Redskins' name to even how and when games are broadcast, league Commissioner Roger Goodell has taken a beating from Capitol Hill this year. Here's a play-by-play.
By Washington Examiner | 09/18/14 06:01 PM
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator, Marilyn Tavenner, defended healthcare.gov to the House Oversight Committee — noting that no one's personal data has been compromised in a “malicious attack” — before acknowledging the massive security flaws that initially plagued the site.
By Sean Lengell | 09/17/14 06:54 PM
House Oversight Committee's Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and top Democrat, Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said the new policy sends a clear message to professional players -- as well as college, high school and youth athletes -- that performance-enhancing drugs are highly dangerous and won't be...
By Sean Lengell | 09/16/14 08:28 PM
Republicans say the committee, chaired by Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., is needed because administration officials haven't been forthcoming when previously called before Congress to explain what led to the 2012 attack.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/13/14 05:24 PM
The Eisenhower Memorial Commission has drawn ire by spending $15 million to commission a design that would put long, 80-foot high planks depicting a wintry Kansas landscape on the National Mall.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/10/14 07:33 AM
An inadvertent chat between public affairs staffers for the Department of Justice and a House committee has exposed a daily happening in the nation's capital that is rarely openly discussed.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/05/14 02:23 PM
Among President Obama's few significant legislative accomplishments during his brief tenure as a Democratic senator from Illinois was the creation in 2006 of a website to disclose how the federal government spends tax dollars.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/05/14 08:55 AM
In a letter, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, said he was puzzled by DOJ's refusal to disclose Andrew Strelka's contact information, adding that "obstructing a congressional investigation is a crime."
By Washington Examiner | 08/26/14 09:30 PM
Whether John Koskinen was aware or not, judicial proceedings in a Freedom of Information lawsuit against the IRS have revealed that the federal government backs up all of its computer data, including employee email.
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