Rep. Darrell Issa

His party divided, Rep. Darrell Issa, the chief Republican attack dog, is calling on the GOP to abandon government-backed solutions and instead unite against President Barack Obama's "imperial presidency." (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Rep. Issa Seeks To Unite GOP Against ‘Imperial Presidency’ Of Obama

His party divided, Rep. Darrell Issa, the chief Republican attack dog, is calling on the GOP to abandon government-backed solutions and instead unite against President Barack Obama’s “imperial presidency.”


(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


This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Documents Reveal Obamacare Website Couldn’t Handle More Than 1,100 Users Day Before Launch

Documents released by the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee show that a test on a day before its Oct. 1 launch revealed that the website could not handle more than 1,100 simultaneous users.


House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walk to a Republican caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol, on Oct. 15, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Boehner: ‘There Have Been No Decisions About What Exactly’ House Republicans Will Do

House GOP leaders moved Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate plan to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.


File photo of Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Issa To IRS Head: ‘You Are Slow-Rolling Us’

A GOP lawmaker accused the Internal Revenue Service of obstructing congressional investigations into the agency’s targeting of tea party groups, a charge the head of the IRS denied.


File photo of the U.S. Capitol building. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Leader Introduces New D.C. Budget Autonomy Bill

A leading House Republican has introduced a new bill that would give the District of Columbia more control over its municipal budget, a move that creates more uncertainty around a referendum approved by district voters that would do many of the same things.


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.


House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., gavels to order a mark up hearing on June 20, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Report Blames 5 ATF Officials For ‘Tragic Failures’ In Fast And Furious

Five officials at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives share much of the blame for what went wrong with the Arizona gun-smuggling probe called Operation Fast and Furious, a Republican congressional draft report concludes.


Attorney General Eric Holder addresses more than 700 young people during the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the Close Up Foundation's civics education week at the Grand Hyatt hotel on June 26, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House, Republicans Fail To Resolve Holder Contempt Vote

Obama administration officials and House Republican staff members Tuesday failed to resolve a document dispute that could lead to a precedent-setting contempt of Congress vote Thursday against Attorney General Eric Holder.


House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks to the media December 21, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hoyer: Some Dems Will Vote To Hold Holder In Contempt For Fast And Furious

Now that the politically potent National Rifle Association is keeping score, some Democrats may join House Republicans if there’s a vote to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress in a dispute over documents related to a botched gun-tracking operation.





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