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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

American Thinker

Eleanor Holmes Norton: 'You don't have a right to...

Rep. Elanor Holmes Norton, Washington, D.C.'s non voting delegate to Congress, has a novel definition of the separation of powers.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, US Politics, Republican

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative James Lankford

Crooks and Liars

CA Rep's Idea For Oversight: Toss Them In A Pool And See If They Float

Rep. Tony Cardenas is so fed up with Darrell Issa's posturing that he's surrendered to satire as therapy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat, Tax, Eric Holder, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Tony Cardenas trolls Darrell Issa with request to build Oversight 'truth pond'

'We just want the truth': Father of Abigail Hernandez's boyfriend demands answers over where teenager was for nine months and reveals the moment she could have been spared her ordeal Israel rejects ceasefire: Gaza death toll passes 840 as Palestinians launch 'Day of Rage' that leads to fierce gun battles on streets of Jerusalem and the West Bank ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat, Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

Lake Elsinore Valley News

Calverts immigration bill could derail La Bestia

Congressman Ken Calvert has introduced a bill to close an immigration loophole. This loophole is contributing to the crisis on the Rio Grande Valley along the Texas border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives

Reuters

US House panel subpoenas former Ex-Im official

A U.S. House of Representatives panel said on Thursday it had subpoenaed a former Export-Import Bank official to appear at a hearing next week on allegations of corrupt activity at the agency.

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

National Review Online

Comstock Race Resurrects the Clinton Wars

The race for a vacant swing Congressional seat in the Virginia suburbs of Washington D.C. looks both forward and backward.

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

Instapundit

Stand by for More Hard Drive Crashes: Issa asks Holder to turn over...

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee asked Attorney General Eric Holder Thursday to turn over documents related to the Justice Department's decisions to settle mortgage fraud accusations against two of the nation's biggest banks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

TheBlaze.com

House Resolution: White House 'Contumacious Conduct' in...

The White House again rejected a subpoena for a presidential advisor on campaign activities to appear before Congress regarding an investigation into improper use of federal funds for campaign purposes, so the House is prepared to take the next step, Rep. Darrell Issa said.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hilda Solis, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Readers speak out about IRS, VA and senior executives

The Federal Diary gets lots of reader reaction via e-mail, snail mail and online posts.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Miller

Government Executive

House Panel Clears Bills in Hopes of Firing 'Incompetent' Execs, Record Manipulators

A House committee on Thursday advanced a measure that would make it easier for federal agencies to suspend or fire their senior executives, saying it would allow agencies to remove "incompetent" executives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Walberg, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton

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