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3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Sainthood, Book Clubs and Posters: How the Department of Labor Wastes Your Money This Labor Day

In Britain in the 1970s, Conservative Party wags correctly joked of their left-wing rivals, "Labour isn't working."

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

10 hrs ago | The Hill

Meet Congress's richest man

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is likely the richest member of Congress, according to an analysis by The Hill.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michael McCaul, John Boehner, Representative Steve Scalise, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Government Executive

Patent Office Telework Scandal Not Really About Telework

Revelations of unprofessional behavior within the Patent and Trademark Office's award-winning work-from-home program have been described as "telework abuses" by investigators and lawmakers -- despite a lack of details specifically linking the problems to telework, mobile work advocates say.

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

The Hill

Issa invites Sebelius, Solis to testify in White House probe

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is asking two former Obama Cabinet members to testify before his panel as part of an investigation into the White House political office.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hilda Solis, Democrat

Crooks and Liars

Rob Schneider's Anti-Vax Crusade Now Enters Alex Jones Territory

There's nothing like a good conspiracy theory to get the creative juices flowing.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Switched

House Republicans Are Trying To Make Money Laundering A Lot Easier

House Republicans are agitating to dramatically curb federal bank regulators' ability to combat money laundering, calling for changes in decades-old financial fraud standards in an effort to aid payday lenders.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer, Representative Sean Duffy

Stars and Stripes

Hiring preference for vets should be simplii ed

That's the takeaway from a Merit Systems Protection Board report released this week.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Republican

Tue Aug 26, 2014

CBS Atlanta

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Attorneys for Wisconsin and Indiana are set defend their states' gay marriage bans before a federal appeals court in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, Air Accidents

The Hill

Lawmakers headed to Central America to address border crisis

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers will head to Central America on Friday to better understand why waves of migrant children have been crossing the southwest border.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul, Representative James Lankford, Representative Rob Woodall, Representative John Carney, Democrat

KRMG-AM Tulsa

GOP leader says Labor Dept. is wasting tax money

The chairman of a House panel is asking Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to turn over to Congress documents and information the lawmaker alleges will show "a pattern of wasteful spending and mismanagement" at the Labor Department.

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

The Orlando Sentinel

Mica: ISIS intel worst since 9/11

On the eve of Primary Election Day, U.S. Rep. John Mica is blasting the Obama administration for its intelligence gathering on the ISIS terrorist network calling it the nation's "greatest intelligence failure since 9/11 ."

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Related Topix: John Mica, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers

The Press-Enterprise

Political EmpireELECTION 2014: Rep. Gary Miller endorses Paul Chabot to replace him

The Navy veteran and homeland security consultant from Rancho Cucamonga finished first out of seven candidates.

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Related Topix: Gary Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rancho Cucamonga, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

The Daily Caller

House Committee: DOJ Lawyers Have 'Conflict of Interest' In IRS Case

U.S. Director of Exempt Organizations for the Internal Revenue Service Lois Lerner is sworn in to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington May 22, 2013.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Prison, Washington, DC, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Chuck Grassley

Medical News

State highlights: Calif. hospital accused of patient dumping; Wash. mental health changes

Los Angeles Times : L.A. Accuses Glendale Adventist Of Patient Dumping On Skid Row Los Angeles City Atty.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Los Angeles County, CA, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Associated Press

News Max

GOP Strategist on Obama: Teeing Off on ISIS Doesn't Mean Golfing

President Barack Obama has a leadership problem, and it's only gotten worse lately as his tough talk on Islamic terror is paired with images of him hitting a golf ball and grinning from a cart, Republican strategist Kurt Bardella told Newsmax TV on Monday.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Washington Times

Pulling back the curtain on a phony scandalsa

President Obama claims to be running "the most transparent administration in history."

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

NewsBusters.org

Networks Dodge Huge IRS Scandal News as DOJ Attorney Admits Lost Lerner E-Mails Exist

Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton appeared on the Fox News Channel Monday afternoon and informed viewers that a Department of Justice attorney admitted to his organization on Friday that the e-mails belonging to former IRS official Lois Lerner that were thought to be lost likely still exist.

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Related Topix: US News, Action TV, Lost, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Real Story, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

TheBlaze.com

Conflict of interest? Justice official defending IRS worked at IRS, was involved in targeting scandal

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa on Monday called on Attorney General Eric Holder to set up a special counsel for the IRS targeting scandal, in light of new evidence that one Justice Department official defending the IRS was himself part of the targeting scandal when he was an IRS employee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Holder, Representative Jim Jordan

Government Executive

Is This the Right Time for the White House to Promote Working from Home?

Agencies should not create "arbitrary and unnecessary barriers" to telework or other work flexibilities available to federal employees, according to new guidance from the Office of Personnel Management.

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Related Topix: Personnel Management, Human Resources, Patent / Trademark Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Jerusalem Post

Qatar's ties with US deterring Israel from all-out diplomatic offensive, official says

The Israeli official's comments came a day after the "New York Times" published an op-ed piece by Israel's ambassador to the UN calling Qatar the "Club Med for Terrorists."

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Related Topix: World News, Qatar, Middle East, Israel, Palestinian Territories, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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