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Judge Orders Obama Team to Reveal Operation Fast and Furious Documents

A federal judge ordered President Obama's team to hand over some documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious and to provide a list of withheld documents.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US Senate, Chuck Grassley

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Tue Aug 19, 2014

National Journal

Battle Over Postal-Service Cuts Looms in September

The stage is being set this month for another round of argument and angst over the future of the U.S. Postal Service when Congress returns to work in September.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, US News, US Politics, Thomas Carper, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, Bernard Sanders

Reuters

Lawmakers threaten Ex-Im Bank subpoena in oversight rebuff

Top members of the House of Representatives Financial Services panel are threatening to subpoena the U.S. Export-Bank over the bank's refusal to make three employees available for questioning as Congress considers whether to renew the bank's charter.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Patrick McHenry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Barack Obama

The Daily Star

U.S. reaffirms support for Lebanese independence

BEIRUT: U.S. Republican Congressman Darrell Issa held meetings with top Lebanese officials Monday and Tuesday, in a brief visit to discuss U.S. support for the Lebanese state and Army, a U.S. Embassy statement said.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Lebanon, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lebanon Travel, Travel, Asia Travel, Beirut, Lebanon Travel

The Washington Post

House oversight panel investigating telework abuses at patent agency

The chief government oversight committee in the House of Representatives announced Tuesday that it has launched an investigation into allegations of telework abuses at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office following revelations that an internal review of the problem was watered down for the agency's watchdog.

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Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sports

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Obama's Obstruction of Justice

There is an unprecedented amount of obstruction of justice taking place in the Obama Administration.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Lies and the liars who tell them

OK, so where are we now? Over the span of a lifetime we have come to the place where we fully accept the fact that our leaders will say or do anything to promote their own agenda; whatever that may happen to be.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Immigration Reform, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Roll Call

Steve Scalise, Loretta Sanchez Keep #IceBucketChallenge in the Family

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana has taken one for the leadership team, completing the charitable #IceBucketChallenge thrust upon him by Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., without redirecting the temporary discomfort further up the chain of command.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Loretta Sanchez, Democrat, Republican, Representative Steve Scalise, Representative Renee Ellmers, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey, Dana Rohrabacher

Thu Aug 14, 2014

News Max

Strategist Bardella: Dems, not GOP, Driving 'Impeachment' Meme

While Republican leaders repeatedly say that impeaching President Barack Obama is a non-starter, top Democrats in Congress and the White House keep flogging the idea to rile their base, a GOP strategist told Newsmax TV on Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, James Clyburn, Democrat

Tue Aug 12, 2014

JD Supra

House Oversight Commitee Seeks DOJ Documents On RMBS Settlements

On July 24, House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa sent a letter to Attorney General Holder raising questions about the DOJ's "inclination to enter into settlement agreements with respect to mortgage securities fraud" claims.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Politico

Capito, Tennant fire shots over Romney, coal - GAO report questions ...

ROMNEY IN WEST VIRGINIA STIRS UP ALLEGATIONS OF COAL HATE: Republican Shelley Moore Capito and Democrat Natalie Tennant are taking shots at each other over news that Mitt Romney will hit the campaign trail on Capito's behalf next week.

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Related Topix: Romney, IN, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Representative Steve Daines, Mitt Romney

News Max

No Vacation from DC's Hazardous Waste

President Obama is golfing on Martha's Vineyard. Congress is adjourned for a five week vacation.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Patent / Trademark Law, Tax, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Architect Online

House Committee Questions State Department's Embassy Design Program

Summoned to a tense congressional hearing last month, two U.S. Department of State officials dressed entirely in black, as if anticipating a somber occasion.

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Related Topix: Architectural Design, Arts, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, Representative Jason Chaffetz

Architect Online

Embassy Design: Chocolate and Peanut Butter

Architects spend a lot of time educating clients about the value of design. Here's one more opportunity: The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has begun to scrutinize the State Department's new approach to architecture, the Excellence in Diplomatic Facilities program , starting with a contentious July 10 hearing on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth

National Journal

Rick Perry and Other Republicans Are Loving an Obama-backed Green Car Company

Green loans are a GOP target during campaign season, but job-producing projects of any color are hard for governors to turn down.

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Related Topix: US News, Rick Perry, US Governors, Tesla Model S, Sedan, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tesla Motors, Startups, Mitt Romney

The Hill

More lost emails - When will Democrats have enough?

Twenty different Obama administration officials have lost or destroyed a portion of their email traffic.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Townhall

The Administration's Latest Abuse: Impeding IGs and Hiding the Truth From the American People

In an unprecedented letter, a majority of the federal government's inspectors general claim that the Obama administration is obstructing their investigations into government mismanagement and corruption.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thomas Carper, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

The Hill

GAO faults cost analyses for EPA regulations

A government report made public Monday finds fault with the Environmental Protection Agency's analyses of the costs and benefits of its regulations.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, David Vitter, US Senate

Politico

W.H. launches Fed website fixer

Hoping to prevent another HealthCare.gov disaster, the White House on Monday launched the U.S. Digital Service, a team of experts that aims to fix problems with government websites and help upgrade federal technology infrastructure.

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Related Topix: CIO News, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat

World Magazine

Midday Roundup: Violence follows police shooting in St. Louis

Community pain. A candlelight vigil for an unarmed African-American man who was fatally shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer was followed by a spree of looting and vandalism Sunday night.

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Related Topix: University of South Carolina, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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