House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Members of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich sit in the witness box with headsets on during the International Military Tribunal's war crimes trial in Nuremberg. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Congresswoman Demands Investigation Into Report Of Social Security Benefits For Suspected Nazi War Criminals

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., wants to know why dozens of Nazi suspects collected benefits after being forced out of the United States.

10/20/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

State Department To Issa: There Are ‘More Appropriate’ Witnesses Than Kerry To Testify On Benghazi

The State Department believes the House Oversight Committee can find a better witness than Secretary of State John Kerry to testify about the 2012 attack at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.

05/14/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a stop of the "Give America a Raise" bus tour at the U.S. Capitol Building on April 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Pelosi On Benghazi Emails: ‘Why Aren’t We Talking About Something Else?’

A retired U.S. general came under sharp criticism from a Republican committee chairman on Thursday after testifying that the Obama administration reacted weakly to the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya.

05/02/2014

Medicare's top cybersecurity official says the Obama administration's health care website recently passed full security tests, easing her earlier concerns about vulnerabilities. (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Care Site Passes Newest Cyber Security Test

Medicare’s top cybersecurity official says the Obama administration’s health care website recently passed full security tests, easing her earlier concerns about vulnerabilities.

01/16/2014

(L-R) David Powner, director of information technology management issues at the Government Accountability Office, Henry Chao, deputy chief information officer and deputy director of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Frank Baitman, Deputy Assistant HHS Secretary for Information Technology, Todd Park, U.S. Chief Technology Officer in the White House Office of Science and Technology, and Steve VanRoekel, U.S. Chief Information Officer Steve VanRoekel, administrator of the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Electronic Government, are sworn in before testifing during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Affordable Health Care Act roll out on Nov. 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Rep: Calling Obamacare A Train Wreck Is ‘Not Fair To Train Wrecks’

Probing whether the White House shares blame for health care website woes, the House’s chief investigator Wednesday plunged into the technical issues behind the dysfunctional rollout of HealthCare.gov.

11/13/2013

A House committee says a soon-to-be released Treasury Department report finds the Internal Revenue Service spent about $50 million to hold about 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012. (read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

House Panel: IRS Conferences Racked Up $50M Tab, Hefty Hotel Bills

A House committee says a soon-to-be released Treasury Department report finds the Internal Revenue Service spent about $50 million to hold about 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012.

06/02/2013

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Replaces Lerner Amid Tea Party Controversy

A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner was replaced Thursday as director of the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups.

05/23/2013

Internal Revenue Service Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner leaves a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee after refusing to testify on May 22, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: ‘There Will Be Hell To Pay’ For Refusal To Cooperate In IRS Scandal

The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency’s targeting of conservative groups has told Congress she did nothing wrong and has invoked her constitutional right to not answer lawmakers’ questions.

05/22/2013

The Internal Revenue Service building is shown in Washington, D.C. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Treasury: Agency Played No Role In IRS Targeting Of Conservative Groups

The Treasury Department’s No. 2 official is telling Congress that his agency played no role in the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups.

05/22/2013

State Department foreign service officer and former deputy chief of mission/charge d'affairs in Libya, Gregory Hicks, testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing titled, 'Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage' in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on May 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hicks: Libyans Told Us To Come ‘Fetch’ Ambassador’s Body

A former top diplomat in Libya on Wednesday described a 2 a.m. call from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in the middle of the deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, amid confusion about the fate of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and fears about the safety of additional American personnel.

05/08/2013

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