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  1. Budget shows Congress has learned nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

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  2. Obama's 'Operation Choke Point'Read the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | In-depth Africa

    Almost unbelievably, the Obama administration is involved in another scandalous abuse of power, one that has largely escaped the public's attention. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a December 8 detailing the abuses by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation , operating under the auspices of a program known as Operation Choke Point.

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  3. Chaffetz announces new IT subcommitteeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Federal Computer Week

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz , the incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is writing a new chapter in the history of federal IT oversight. He is launching a new Subcommittee on Information Technology, and has tapped incoming freshman Rep. Will Hurd , a former CIA agent and cybersecurity vendor with a degree in computer science to be chairman.

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  4. Chaffetz Lays Out Different Direction for OversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Roll Call

    If incoming Chairman Jason Chaffetz made just one thing clear Tuesday, it's this: the Oversight and Government Reform Committee is not Darrell Issa's anymore - in fact, Issa won't even be on the committee next year. Chaffetz gathered roughly a dozen reporters in his new Rayburn office Tuesday to discuss the 114th Congress and his vision for the Oversight panel, one that focuses less on political scandals and more on the "government reform" part.

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  5. Secret emails show Obama Administration targeted legal businesses...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | NewsTarget.com

    Top officials with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or FDIC, were looking to crack down on legal businesses that the Obama White House, or the officials themselves, believed to be morally objectionable, according to a new congressional report. The 20-page report by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee contained details about how the FDIC worked closely with the U.S. Department of Justice to implement "Operation Choke Point," which was a largely secretive program that sought to cut off financial livelihoods of businesses and other industries which the administration simply does not like, such as payday lenders.

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  6. Gruber subpoenaed over ObamaCare contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Hill

    ObamaCare consultant Jonathan Gruber has been subpoenaed for documents related to his work on the healthcare law after refusing to give details about his compensation to House lawmakers. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa issued the order late Thursday, asking for a full account of Gruber's contracts with federal and state health insurance exchanges.

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  7. House OKs $1 trillion bill for programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Columbus Dispatch

    WASHINGTON The House narrowly passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill last night, lurching toward the end of a wildly dysfunctional session of Congress in what has become the traditional fashion: with high drama. The $1 trillion bill would pay for the bulk of federal programs through September.

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  8. House passes $1 trillion spending billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Columbus Dispatch

    WASHINGTON The House narrowly passed a $1 trillion spending bill tonight, lurching toward the end of what has been a wildly dysfunctional session of Congress in what has become a traditional fashion: with high drama. The House had been scheduled to pass the bill early this afternoon, but House leaders abruptly yanked the bill when they realized they didn't have enough votes.

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  9. $1 trillion spending bill barely survives first House vote, passes 214-212Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | TheBlaze.com

    A huge, $1 trillion funding bill for the federal government narrowly cleared a key procedural hurdle in the House on Thursday, as a bare majority of members voted in favor of a resolution allowing it to come up for a vote later today. But the vote was incredibly close, and it indicated that many Republicans will likely vote against the final bill.

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  10. Gruber apologizes at hearing for a gliba words on health-care politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | UnionLeader.com

    "In some cases I made uninformed and glib comments about the political process behind health-care reform.

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  11. Jim Jordan: I'm Not Voting for Omnibus That Funds Obama's AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Cybercast News Service

    Rep. Jim Jordan told CNSNews.com on Wednesday that he would not vote for the omnibus government funding bill and the main reason for was that it funds President Obama's unilateral amnesty. CNSNews.com asked Jordan: "Yesterday, you grilled Jonathan Gruber on the false claims of Obamacare.

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  12. Networks Yawn at Second Benghazi Hearing; Find Time for Royal Twins in Monaco, Slovakian Lake InsteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | NewsBusters.org

    The House Select Committee on Benghazi that is looking into the 2012 terror attacks in Libya held another hearing on Wednesday and focused on the lack of sufficient security that was in place in Benghazi which, based on the hearing, remains the case across many State Department facilities. When it came to the major broadcast networks reporting on the hearing, the "big three" of ABC, CBS, and NBC all punted and refused to cover it in any capacity during their evening newscasts.

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  13. Obama health adviser apologizes for 'glib' remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    30, 2014 file photo, House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  14. Leader of House Benghazi committee defends inquiryRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Boston Herald

    The chairman of a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, strongly defended his inquiry Wednesday, even as Democrats and some Republicans said previous probes have already answered remaining questions about the attacks that killed four Americans. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said he is "keenly aware" that many people from both parties believe there is nothing left to investigate after the previous reviews, including a House Intelligence Committee report last month that found no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees.

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  15. Rep. Jordan Will Vote - No' on Omnibus Vote, Mostly Over - Executive Amnesty'CNSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Cybercast News Service

    Rep. Jim Jordan said on Capitol Hill on Wednesday that he would not vote for the omnibus government funding bill, and the main reason for his opposition is President Obama's "executive amnesty." CNSNews.com asked Jordan, "Yesterday, you grilled Jonathan Gruber on the false claims of Obamacare.

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  16. Gowdy: Benghazi probe needed to boost U.S. securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Aiken Standard

    The chairman of a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya said Wednesday he is 'keenly aware' that many people from both parties believe there is nothing left to investigate after a series of congressional and internal reviews, including a House report that found no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees. But Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said that 'some of those very same folks who now tell us to move on did not believe we should have investigated Benghazi in the first place.'

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  17. State stresses changed culture at Benghazi hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Politico

    In the final hectic days of the lame duck session, Congress squeezed in one more hearing on a perennial topic: Benghazi. On Tuesday, the House special committee created amidst fanfare in May to investigate the 2012 terrorist attack ended the year with a low-key hearing that produced little new information.

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  18. Gowdy: Benghazi probe needed to boost US securityRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The chairman of a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya said Wednesday he is "keenly aware" that many people from both parties believe there is nothing left to investigate after a series of congressional and internal reviews, including a House report that found no wrongdoing by Obama administration appointees. But Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said that "some of those very same folks who now tell us to move on did not believe we should have investigated Benghazi in the first place."

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  19. Gruber Showcases Democrats' Own '47 Percent' PhilosophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | National Review Online

    Take a good look, America. If you can't stand that smug twerp Jonathan Gruber, refusing to tell you directly, about how much money he's made from his contracts with the White House and state governments even when questioned under oatha you have to realize this is perfectly fine with the philosophies of Barack Obama and Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi.

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  20. Obamacare adviser Jonathan Gruber apologizes for "stupidity" remarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Denver Post

    MIT economist Jonathan Gruber - an often-quoted adviser on the president's health-care law - told Congress on Tuesday he was glib and "inexcusably arrogant" when he said it was "the stupidity of the American voter" that led to the law's passage. Democrats tried to limit the damage as Republicans raked Gruber at a four-hour hearing but acknowledged he gave the GOP a political gift "wrapped in a bow."

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