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The Internal Revenue Service quietly proposed new regulations aimed at 501 organizations during the Thanksgiving recess that Rep. Darrell Issa , Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, called "a crass political effort by the Administration to get what political advantage they can, when they can."
"The ultimate check on presidential lawlessness is elections and, in extreme cases, impeachment," Georgetown law professor Nicholas Rosenkranz told Representative Darrell Issa at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday on the president's duty to uphold the law.
Fresh off a congressional hearing at which disagreements among D.C. leaders over the Height Act came to the fore, Eleanor Holmes Norton , the District's non-voting delegate in the House of Representatives, sent a letter to Mayor Vince Gray and D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson yesterday with a simple message: Your bickering is not helping ... (more)
Facing a deadline of next Tuesday to sign up for health insurance coverage under the Obama health law, lawmakers in Congress are sounding much like many Americans in search of a health policy, with some running into hurdles, others navigating the internet signup process just fine and getting health insurance for their families.
Rep. Darrell Issa told Bill Hemmer on America's Newsroom today that an internet giant offered to build the Obamacare website for free.
The top lawyer for the IRS in the midst of the congressional investigation swirling around the nation's tax collectors and their admitted targeting of the Tea Party , has responded to a written inquiry, and managed to claim ignorance on 80 different responses, as reported by The Daily Mail of London, England on Dec. 4, 2013.
Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes, a senior House Republican eyeing a powerful committee chairmanship, is causing friction with some of his colleagues by pushing the House GOP campaign arm to deny support for some of the party's gay congressional candidates.
The U.S. House is poised to vote as soon as tomorrow on legislation supported by Google Inc. that could make it more expensive for patent owners to defend their intellectual property.
A congressional hearing Wednesday on the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov was largely a forum for Republican critics of U.S. government involvement in the health-care industry and other large social programs.
I'm not sure if crazy-ass House Republicans holding an entire committee meeting to talk about impeaching or not impeaching the president for reasons is made better or worse by their insistence on not using the word .
INSPECTOR GENERAL: POTENTIAL PROBLEMS WITH OBAMACARE TAX CREDITS . From Rachael Bade and your Morning Tax-er, "The IRS has successfully finished testing systems to accurately calculate tax credits under Obamacare, but needs to improve its controls to avoid problems with fraud as the agency begins doling out the credits in 2014, an inspector general ... (more)
Republican lawmakers bashed the Obama administration at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday for opting not to enforce core parts of the Affordable Care Act, such as minimum requirements for individual healthcare plans.
They've even issued an agency-wide policy barring Peace Corps IG Kathy Buller from gaining access to sexual assault incident reports.
The least productive Congress in the history of U.S. Congresses is taking this last chance in 2013 to nail down that title.
House investigators are demanding to know just when President Obama realized he couldn't keep his oft-repeated promise to let people keep the doctor they like under his signature health care law.