8 hrs ago
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Tube, gondola studies to reveal viability
In this photo mashup, an aerial gondola is superimposed onto a view down Cedar Street toward the County Administration Center.
12 hrs ago
Issa subpoenas White House chief of staff
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa issued a subpoena for Obama chief of staff Denis McDonough Friday, arguing the White House has not cooperated in a GOP probe of its political office.
20 hrs ago
Judge rules DoJ Must turn over document list on Fast and Furious
This is not quite as big a win as it seems, because in addition toi the judge ordering DoJ to turn over a list of documents from Fast and Furious, he also ordered that the docs remain confidential.
Targeted hits signal - Israel won't tolerate a war of attrition'
Israel's targeted killings of three senior Hamas military leaders and the possible elimination of Muhammad Deif over the past two days signals Hamas that Jerusalem will not tolerate a low-intensity war of attrition, officials said on Thursday.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
New York Post
Congressman questions Cuomo's naming of lobbyist to oversee Medicaid spending
House member Darrell Issa is concerned that former health-care lobbyist Jim Introne was appointed by Gov. Cuomo to oversee Medicaid funds.
The Washington Post
Vetsa preference for federal jobs confusing
Joe Davidson writes the Federal Diary, a column about the federal workplace that celebrated its 80th birthday in November 2012.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Global Agenda, 8:53 PMNetanyahu: Hamas is ISIS, ISIS is Hamas
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu hosted visiting Congressman Darrell Issa Thursday and told him that it is time for Israel and the US to unite in their fight against Islamist terrorism.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Whistleblower goes public: CDC buried data showing vaccines increase risk of autism by 340%
A top scientist and researcher for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had a key role in helping Dr. Brian Hooker of the Focus Autism Foundation uncover manipulated data from the agency that obscured a higher incidence of autism in African American boys.
Patent Office 'welcomes' House probe
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is welcoming a new investigation from lawmakers following reports that the agency's employees abused their ability to work remotely.
Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents
A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.
National Review Online
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Obama's Obstruction of Justice
There is an unprecedented amount of obstruction of justice taking place in the Obama Administration.
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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.