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  1. Jason Chaffetz to Obama on Netanyahu address: 'Get over it'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Examiner

    "We are talking about semantics. Get over it. Get over it. He's going to come here and speak," the Utah Republican told Wolf Blitzer on CNN Monday night , referring to Obama and fellow Democrats' disapproval for the Israeli prime minister's upcoming speech to a joint session of Congress over a nuclear Iran.

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  2. GOP Rep. Chaffetz Favors Pre-Emptive Strike Against IranRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News Max

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz told CNN Monday he would favor taking pre-emptive action against Iran's nuclear program rather than the negotiation process of the Obama administration. Appearing Monday on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer," the Utah Republican got into a spirited discussion with Blitzer over Democrats who plan to boycott a speech on Iran by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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  3. Rep. Chaffetz: - If I Was the President,' We Would Bomb Irana s Nuclear FacilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | National Review Online

    As the White House continues to fume over a planned March 3 speech by the Israeli prime minister - which it feels could derail nuclear talks with Iran - Utah Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz said the Obama administration has it all wrong, and should instead bomb the Islamic theocracy's nuclear facilities out of existence. After Chaffetz told Wolf Blitzer that he was worried about giving the Iranians time to develop a nuclear weapon, the CNN host asked if he was also worried about a war with Iran.

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  4. Jason Chaffetz To Critics Of Netanyahu Speech: 'Get Over It!' [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Monday defended House Speaker John Boehner's decision to invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress, telling CNN "Situation Room" host Wolf Blitzer and other critics to "get over it!" "Don't you think with hindsight, it would have been more appropriate for the Speaker of the House to at least have informed the White House and/or the Democratic leadership" asked Blitzer. "With hindsight, don't you think the speaker should have at least had the courtesy to tell the White House what he was planning on doing?" This is a serious issue, congressman.

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  5. Obama, Netanyahu face off ahead of speech to CongressRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struck a conciliatory tone Monday, reaffirming the U.S.-Israeli relationship remains strong and, despite controversy surrounding his Tuesday address to Congress, said the two nations "will weather this current disagreement." "Our friendship will weather the current disagreement as well, to grow even stronger in the future - because we share the same dreamsbecause the values that unite us are much stronger than the differences that divide us," he said in his address to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee annual policy conference, drawing enthusiastic applause from the crowd.

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  6. CBS: Just how hard is it to fire a federal gov't employee?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Hot Air

    Thanks to the litigious nature of American culture, employers in the private sector have a tough time firing people for poor performance. Misconduct, especially that caught in the act, generally is an exception to that trend.

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  7. Jacob Sullum on Prohibitionists' Failure to Stop Legal Pot in Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Last Tuesday, the chairman of the House committee that oversees the District of Columbia warned D.C. officials that they could go to prison if they insisted on implementing Initiative 71 , the marijuana legalization measure that voters approved by an overwhelming margin last November. "There are very severe consequences," Rep. Jason Chaffetz told The Washington Post .

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  8. D.C. pot gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Day

    Amid all the uncertainties surrounding the legalization of marijuana in the District of Columbia, a few things are clear. Among them is that Congress has better things to do than meddle in the purely local affairs of the District.

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  9. Right fight in DC, but wrong reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Sometimes it's hard to choose your poison, especially when all the options are horrible. That's what it's like when the District of Columbia decides to take on Congress over an issue of self-government.

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  10. US stock market daily reportRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Stock Market Review

    ... federal property remains prohibited. In an interview with The Washington Post, Utah Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz threatened Mayor Bowser and city officials, stating, "[If District officials are] under any illusion that this would be ...

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  11. IRS watchdog reveals Lois Lerner missing emails now subject of criminal investigationRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Washington Times

    The IRS 's inspector general confirmed Thursday it is conducting a criminal investigation into how Lois G. Lerner 's emails disappeared, saying it took only two weeks for investigators to find hundreds of tapes the agency's chief had told Congress were irretrievably destroyed. Investigators have already scoured 744 backup tapes and gleaned 32,774 unique emails, but just two weeks ago they found an additional 424 tapes that could contain even more Lerner emails, Deputy Inspector General Timothy P. Camus told the House Oversight Committee in a rare late-night hearing meant to look into the status of the investigation.

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  12. Why Congress Did Not Stop Marijuana Legalization in Its BackyardRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reason Magazine

    Last Tuesday, the chairman of the House committee that oversees the District of Columbia warned D.C. officials that they could go to prison if they insisted on implementing Initiative 71 , the marijuana legalization measure that voters approved by an overwhelming margin last November. "There are very severe consequences," Rep. Jason Chaffetz told The Washington Post .

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  13. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lucianne.com

    The chairman of a House committee says he will launch an investigation into allegations surrounding the Federal Air Marshal Service and whether employees manipulated schedules, leaving commercial flights deemed security risks uncovered. U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who heads the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, today called the allegations, first detailed in a Reveal report, "salacious" and said he plans to send a letter to the agency on Monday.

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  14. Congressman says he'll investigateair marshals' flight schedulesRead the original story

    Sunday | Lucianne.com

    The chairman of a House committee says he will launch an investigation into allegations surrounding the Federal Air Marshal Service and whether employees manipulated schedules, leaving commercial flights deemed security risks uncovered. U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who heads the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, today called the allegations, first detailed in a Reveal report, "salacious" and said he plans to send a letter to the agency on Monday.

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  15. Proposed EPA regulations may overstep boundaries, hurt poor familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fox News

    Proposed regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency may hurt low-income families and small businesses and could overreach its authority, according to testimony heard before a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee. The agency's proposed regulations require significant decreases in carbon emissions and ground-level ozone, and would greatly extend the agency's authority over land use by redefining affected waterways.

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  16. chris_cillizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    The past week in politics has been a tough one. Republicans barely avoided taking the blame for a government shutdown after Speaker John Boehner's attempt to pass a three-week extension of Department of Homeland Security funding failed .

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  17. Nets More Interested in Dresses Than IRS Scandal; Omit Latest on LernerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | NewsBusters.org

    On Friday evening, the Big Three networks continued their blackouts on the Thursday revelation that the Treasury Department's deputy inspector general, Timothy Camus, is conducting an "active investigation" into the " potential criminal activity " at the IRS over Lois Lerner's supposedly missing e-mails. Camus disclosed that 32,000 e-mails had been uncovered from backup tapes stored at an IRS facility.

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  18. Guide to legal marijuana in D.C.: What you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    Pot is legal in the District of Columbia. Here's what sets the city apart from states that have legalized: Nearly two-thirds of District voters approved a November ballot initiative legalizing pot for recreational purposes.

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  19. Republicans threaten cuts in D.C. appropriations now that pot is legalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    The new mayor of the nation's capital gave her constituents what they wanted - the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private. Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser had little choice, given the overwhelming voter support for the legalization initiative and the unanimous opinion from her legal team that Congress couldn't block it.

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  20. The right fight, but the wrong reasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    Sometimes it's hard to choose your poison, especially when all the options are horrible. That's what it's like when the District decides to take on Congress over an issue of self-government.

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