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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., left, accompanied by the committee's ranking Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa.
When Obama IRS official Lois Lerner yet again pleaded the Fifth Amendment last Wednesday rather than answer challenging questions during a congressional hearing, the liberal media stifled yawns.
The 111 colleges that were singled out last month in a Congressional investigation into student-aid practices are now in compliance with federal law, the lawmaker leading the investigation said on Monday.
BOULDER, Colo. - California is now in the midst of the third year of one of its worst droughts on record.
In a week that brought surprising wrinkles in the controversy over the Internal Revenue Service's alleged targeting of Tea Party groups, lawyers consulted by Government Executive weighed in on how federal employees at large might view the threat of a contempt of Congress citation against a former tax official involved in the investigation.
The spitfire showdown between Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings and House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa last week underscored two prevalent themes woven through U.S. sociological fabric.
Tensions boiled over last week when House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., cut of the microphone of ranking member Elijah E. Cummings, D-Md., before Cummings could speak at a panel hearing.
Last week, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee tried to hold a hearing on the IRS exemption scandal.
If Congress can sometimes be fairly compared to the fabled Faber College of "Animal House," then Darrell Issa is the latest character to get marked for "double secret probation."
There's no family I know,'' Cummings continued encouragingly, 'that when they have problems they say, 'To hell with it.'
Rep. Darrell Issa and the Oversight Committee he chairs appear to be disregarding experts they asked to testify two years ago and are pushing ahead with a bill they were told would be a bad idea and would cost taxpayers $66 million.
It's been a busy week in politics -- even without all the CPAC follies -- so let's get right to it.
Hypocrisy is the tribute vice pays to virtue. So when you see something like the current scramble by Republicans to declare their deep concern for America's poor, it's a good sign, indicating a positive change in social norms.
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell appeared on Fox News' "The Kelly File" last night and chastised the networks for skipping the substance of the latest congressional hearing on the IRS' targeting of conservative groups.