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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

Lois Lerner during her House Oversight hearing yesterday. (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

Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on March 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Committee: Holder ‘Not Serious’ About Fast And Furious Settlement

The Justice Department and a congressional committee disagree on the pace of their talks to settle a lawsuit over congressional efforts to get records related to Operation Fast and Furious, a bungled gun-tracking operation.

03/16/2013

A car vehicle burns after it was set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on Sept. 11, 2012. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Official Warns Against US Strike On Group Behind Consulate Attack

A Libyan military official warns against a U.S. military strike against the terror group that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans last month.

10/10/2012

Rep. Edolphus Towns, D-N.Y., questions witnesses about the purchase of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America on Dec. 11, 2009 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dem Chairman Overrode Own Subpoena In Mortgage Lender Investigation

A Democratic committee chairman overrode his own subpoena three years ago in an investigation of former subprime mortgage lender Countrywide Financial Corp. to exclude records showing that he, other House members and congressional aides got VIP discounted loans from the company, documents show.

08/15/2012

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