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39 min ago | Daily Kos

A simple observation

I think this is noteworthy: this is the first time ever that the House of Representatives has sued the President of the United States.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

12 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

E.J. Dionne: The GOP's impeachment two-step

WASHINGTON – If you attack the president repeatedly for lawbreaking, executive overreach and deceiving the public and Congress, do you have an obligation to impeach him? This is the logical question Republicans are now trying to duck.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Representative Steve Stockman, Opinion

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Overlawyered

Operation Choke Point

Cato event held earlier this month with Rep. Darrell Issa and Cato senior fellow Mark Calabria.

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

World Magazine

Issa: We must get politics out of the IRS

The Albuquerque Tea Party filed for tax-exempt status as a 501 4 in December 2009.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

News Max

Darrell Issa on Malaysian Jet Deaths: Blood Is on Putin's Hands

Russian President Vladimir Putin is responsible for the deaths of 298 people from the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last month, Rep. Darrell Issa said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Government Executive

Why Federal IT Reform Is Getting Cheaper

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., right, reacts to Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate, Tom Coburn

Examiner.com

House report advises eliminating IRS commissioner job, ACA management

Republican lawmakers on Tuesday proposed a total revamping of the Internal Revenue Service , accusing the agency of being a political group rather than a nonpartisan government collection agency, according to the House pf Representatives Oversight Committee's latest report titled, "Making Sure Targeting Never Happens: Getting Politics Out of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Non-Profit

Switched

Lois Lerner Criticized GOP As 'Crazies,' 'Assholes' In Emails

MARCH 05: Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner exercises her Fifth Amendment right not to speak about the IRS targeting investigation before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building March 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Tax, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp

JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Cybersecurity

This week, the House will consider four pieces of cybersecurity legislation on the floor including the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act , Critical Infrastructure Research and Development Advancement Act , Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground Act , and Safe and Secure Federal Websites Act of 2014 .

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

Washington Examiner

Was IRS targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups a consequence of Obamacare?

Was the illegal targeting of Tea Party and conservative nonprofit applicants by the IRS during the 2010 and 2012 election campaigns encouraged by Obamacare ? A hearing today by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa , R-Calif., will focus on a staff report that recommends a series of reforms designed to get ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, Tea Party, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics

The Daily Beast

Will Tea Party Reindeer Farmer Lose?By Ben Jacobs

Elected unexpectedly after his opponent was caught forging signatures, Michigan Rep. Kerry Bentivolio now faces a better-funded, establishment-backed opponent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Thaddeus McCotter, Tea Party, Paul Ryan

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mortgage News Daily

New Products; Regions Bank's Cuts; PHH, NationStar in the News; Radian/NAREB Partnership

My plan has always been pretty simple with my children: feed and clothe them in a loving home, make sure they get a college education followed by a good job, then at some point, send them an invoice.

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Related Topix: Startups, IGN Entertainment, Cuts, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, California

RedState

Corruption at Export-Import Bank alleged

There are days when it just doesn't pay to get out of bed. This is one of those for the Export-Import Bank.

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

Roll Call

Obama Lawsuit, Impeachment Threats Raise Cash for House Democrats

House Republican threats of suing or impeaching President Barack Obama have unleashed a flood of donations to House Democrats, their campaign chief told reporters Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, John Boehner, Greg Walden, Barack Obama

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Washington Times

Gun retailers, payday lenders out of Choke Pointa s crosshairs

Gun retailers are no longer on a hit list deemed "high risk" by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. after the banking regulator formally withdrew Monday the list it put together that outlined what merchants may be considered risky for banks to do business with as part of the Obama administration's "Operation Choke Point."

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Related Topix: Federal Deposit Insurance, Financial Services, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

WTMA-AM North Charleston

Why a Frustrated Democrat Wants a Swimming Pool in Darrell Issa's Committee Room

A frustrated California congressman is calling for a swimming pool to be installed in the chambers of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - to facilitate a medieval litmus test.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat

The Washington Post

House moves to make destroying e-mails a quick way to delete that federal job of yours

Rep. Mark Meadows and Chairman Darrell Issa at a recent hearing held by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mark Meadows, Republican, US House of Representatives, Entertainment, Television

The Heartland Institute

Area Lobbyist: Why Do Republicans Want To Kill My Job?

John Feehery's piece here on the dangers of rising Republican skepticism for big business is an amusing read , not just because I'm pretty sure nearly every sentence of it can be debunked in whole or in part.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Plan to save Postal Service makes post offices more like banks

Government officials looking for a way to save the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service are considering a proposal that would make check cashing, small loans and other financial services available at your local post office.

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

The Washington Post

Issa orders former Export-Import Bank staffer to testify

A House committee has subpoenaed a former Export-Import Bank employee in a widening investigation that could complicate efforts to reauthorize the lender two months before its charter expires.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Jeb Hensarling, Paul Ryan

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