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Friday Jul 18 | The Times

Subpoena happy Darrell Issa

Darrell Issa is about to reach a regrettable milestone. The California Republican is one summons away from issuing his 100th subpoena since becoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in 2011 -- all of them without a committee vote and the vast majority without the concurrence of the committee's ranking Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Henry Waxman, Democrat

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Milbank: When Darrell Issa goes fishing

The California Republican is one summons away from issuing his 100th subpoena since becoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in 2011 - all of them without a committee vote and the vast majority without the concurrence of the committee's ranking Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Opinion

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Letter: Media should not forget about Toyota's recalls

An article by James Healey , "Recalls turn into 'background noise,'" gives inference that GM started the recall problems, or avalanche, on Feb. 7. Maybe it should look at the headlines in the Detroit Free Press, Feb. 25, 2010 "Toyota suppliers raided, lawmakers grill head of Toyota," with a picture of CEO Akio Toyoda on the front page.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Time

5 Attempts to End Ridiculously Long Ladies Room Lines

Green now means gointo the bathroom stall. The management at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl recently installed a stoplight system in their women's restrooms to alleviate wait times.

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

Wed Jun 11, 2014

In-depth Africa

Rep. Nydia Velazquez: Champion of Illegal Immigrants

Nydia Velazquez was born in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico on March 22, 1953. She earned a BA in political science from the University of Puerto Rico in 1974, and an MA in in political science from New York University in 1976.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Nydia Velazquez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, New York University, World News, Puerto Rico

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