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House panel votes to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress

House panel votes to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- A House committee voted Thursday to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner criminally accountable for refusing to testify on the IRS political targeting scandal.
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GOP demands faster turnover of IRS documents

GOP demands faster turnover of IRS documents

WASHINGTON, March 26 (UPI) -- The battle between members of the House Oversight Committee continued Wednesday, as Chairman Darrell Issa accused the IRS of stonewalling its investigation.
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House Democrats offer resolution to scold Issa over 'offensive' behavior

House Democrats offer resolution to scold Issa over 'offensive' behavior

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- House Democrats offered a resolution on the floor Thursday to condemn Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., for his "offensive" behavior towards Rep. Elijah Cummings
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Dems: Issa missed chance to cite Lois Lerner for contempt of Congress

Dems: Issa missed chance to cite Lois Lerner for contempt of Congress

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- House Oversight Committee head Darrell Issa, R-Calif., blew a chance to hold ex-IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress last week, an analysis said.
White House aware of CIA report on Senate staff

White House aware of CIA report on Senate staff

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- The White House acknowledged it knew of a Central Intelligence Agency report saying Senate staffers committed a crime by taking documents from a CIA computer.
Darrell Issa report goes after former IRS Director Lois Lerner

Darrell Issa report goes after former IRS Director Lois Lerner

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- Former Internal Revenue Service director Lois Lerner's emails show a political agenda, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said Tuesday.
Issa apologizes to Cummings for cutting off mic during hearing

Issa apologizes to Cummings for cutting off mic during hearing

WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., apologized to Elijah Cummings, D-Md., for cutting him off during a hearing on alleged IRS abuses.
House tables CBC resolution condemning Issa for committee actions

House tables CBC resolution condemning Issa for committee actions

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Thursday rejected a resolution condemning Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., for shutting down a committee hearing without letting any Democrat speak.
Cummings to Issa: 'One-side investigation ... un-American'

Cummings to Issa: 'One-side investigation ... un-American'

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., rapped Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., Wednesday, calling his "one-sided investigation" into the IRS "un-American."
Elijah Cummings loses it when Darrell Issa cuts off his mic at hearing

Elijah Cummings loses it when Darrell Issa cuts off his mic at hearing

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- A congressional hearing turned into a verbal slugging match when Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa cut off the mic of Ranking Member Elijah Cummings.
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IRS official Lois Lerner refuses to testify

IRS official Lois Lerner refuses to testify

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- Lois Lerner invoked the Fifth, refusing to testify before a House committee investigating what they say was a deliberate attempt to limit GOP donors' influence.
Gabrielle Levy
Report: More than 100 U.S. lawmakers gave up pay after shutdown

Report: More than 100 U.S. lawmakers gave up pay after shutdown

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- At least 109 of 237 U.S. lawmakers who vowed to give up some of their federal salaries after the 16-day government shutdown did so, the Washington Post said.

House passes bill to ease Freedom of Information Act requests

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that would ease Freedom of Information Act requests and speed up response times.

U.S. Postal Service wants cluster boxes in new developments

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. Postal Service, in an effort to whittle away at costs, is ending door-to-door delivery in new housing developments, officials said.
House members don't want Clapper handling NSA reforms

House members don't want Clapper handling NSA reforms

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle said Monday they don't want intelligence chief James Clapper overseeing reform of the nation's surveillance programs.

Israeli, U.S., European lawmakers tour Auschwitz to mark liberation

KRAKOW, Poland, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Lawmakers from Israel, the United States and Europe toured the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz Monday to mark 69 years since the camp's liberation.

House bill mandates notification of breach of health information

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Legislation to require the government to notify people when their personal information on the HealthCare.gov website is breached was passed Friday by the House.

Report: More than half of congressmen, senators are millionaires

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- For the first time, most members of the U.S. Congress are millionaires, an analysis of personal financial disclosure data indicated.
Issa: Limit mail delivery to restore military retiree benefits

Issa: Limit mail delivery to restore military retiree benefits

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said his bill to restore military retiree benefits would pay for the cost by reducing Saturday U.S. mail delivery.
House panel report critical of Obamacare navigators

House panel report critical of Obamacare navigators

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- A Republican-led U.S. House panel accused Affordable Care Act navigators of errors and risking privacy, but the ranking Democrat called it more obstruction.

Cummings demands Issa withdraw subpoena of White House tech guru

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A House panel's ranking Democrat demanded its Republican chairman pull a subpoena of an official working to fix the U.S. government's health insurance website.
Benghazi witnesses quizzed in secret House committee hearing

Benghazi witnesses quizzed in secret House committee hearing

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- A U.S. House panel took testimony despite the chairman being told it could hurt prosecuting the U.S. Consulate in Libya terrorists, the Los Angeles Times said.

Rep. Issa: Sebelius should leave if HealthCare.gov not fixed

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said Sunday Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius should leave if she can't fix problems plaguing HealthCare.gov.

Rep. Issa tops Roll Call's list of richest 50 congressional members

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is at the top of the 50 Richest Members of Congress list, with holdings worth about $135 million, Roll Call reported.
Issa threatens to subpoena Treasury over healthcare implementation

Issa threatens to subpoena Treasury over healthcare implementation

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., says he may subpoena Treasury Department documents on Internal Revenue Service implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
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