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34 min ago | Roll Call
Republicans blocked Democrats' privileged resolution demanding that Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa publicly apologize to the House of Representatives for cutting off Rep. Elijah E. Cummings last week at an IRS hearing.
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4 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
A coalition of Baltimore ministers endorsed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler for governor Thursday, saying he was an experienced leader with a strong track record on civil rights issues.
5 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs says he is concerned over attacks against and killings of Rwandan dissidents.
Two veteran House legal experts say Republican House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa botched his shot at holding former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress by ignoring Supreme Court rules, according to Democrats.
Legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio to secure federal websites cleared an important hurdle Wednesday when it passed out of a House committee with bipartisan support.
While Lois Lerner's reassertion of the Fifth Amendment, as well as the confrontation between Committee Chairman Darrell Issa and Rep. Elijah Cummings , soaked up all of the media coverage of the IRS scandal last week, one interesting news item did not get much attention: the revelation by Lerner's attorney, William Taylor III, that Lerner had given ... (more)
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."