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  1. Former Detroit Mayor Says, 'Governors Knew About Flint Water Ills Since 2004'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Echo

    "This is a failing at every level", House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said during Wednesday's hearing. "Despite the evidence and the fact that my son had lead poisoning, the city and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality still continued to tell everyone that the water was safe", Walters said.

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  2. Tax systems back up, failure still under investigationRead the original story

    Friday | Federal Computer Week

    The IRS announced on Feb. 4 that its systems were back online after the electronic filing and "Where's My Refund?" tools went down on the afternoon of Feb. 3. "IRS teams worked throughout the night and around the clock on this system outage," IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said in a statement. "Our processing systems are back in business.

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  3. Hardware failure brings down tax systemsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Federal Computer Week

    The IRS experienced a hardware failure across several systems, forcing the tax agency to suspend electronic filing as tax season kicked off. "Several of our systems are not currently operating, including our modernized e-file system and a number of other related systems," the IRS said in a statement posted late on Feb. 3. According to the most recent update on the federal IT Dashboard, the Modernized e-File system hit its target of 99 percent uptime.

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  4. House committee chairman says he'll press on with new probe expected to target ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz is sticking to a plan to launch an inquiry that could target former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, despite House leaders' reported orders for Chaffetz to back off. The committee "has jurisdiction on the Federal Records Act as well as FOIA," Chaffetz told the Washington Examiner Friday at an event for Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in Derry, N.H., Friday, explaining that he wants to continue examining compliance with the law.

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  5. Everyone Hates Martin Shkreli. Everyone Is Missing the PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Yorker

    On Thursday morning, the most reviled person in America arrived on Capitol Hill for a short but memorable engagement with the most reviled institution in America. The institution was the U.S. Congress, which Americans say they hate -though not quite enough, apparently, to stop reA lecting its members.

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  6. CA Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy Withdraws Candidacy For SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | CBS Local

    NOVEMBER 18: House Majority Whip-elect Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference with fellow Republican leaders at the U.S. Capitol November 18, 2010 in Washington, DC. This was the first news conference following the House GOP leadership elections in the wake of the November's midterm elections.

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  7. Rubio in New Hampshire talks family and saving Social Security ahead of GOP debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks at a campaign event at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School Friday. With AC/DC's "Thuderstruck" blasting from the gym speakers Friday, many of those in attendance might have felt like they were watching their beloved New England Patriots take the field.

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  8. Officials Warned Months Ago of Link Between Flint Water and Legionnaire'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Echo

    Creagh says city officials did not follow proper protocol in conducting lead sampling of homes, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency "did not display the sense of urgency that the situation demanded". The White House has declared a state of emergency as as result of the crisis.

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  9. Jeb isn't the only Bush brother targeted by the on-the-move GOP contender.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mother Jones

    That's what his supporters in New Hampshire eagerly tell reporters at Rubio campaign events, after the Republican senator from Florida placed third in the Iowa caucuses. As proof, they point to the increased number of camera crews trailing Rubio, who's making a bid to claim ownership of the so-called establishment lane in the GOP contest.

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  10. Pyle: It hurts Chaffetz that, in today's media, it's funny or dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Jason Chaffetz, congressman from Utah and chairman of the highly visible House Oversight Committee, had two big chances last week to make for up his disastrous performance in last year's botched attack on Planned Parenthood. The fact that neither of them worked out very well was not entirely his fault.

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  11. Drug exec takes the Fifth on Capitol Hill, angers lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KLTV Tyler

    Benjamin Brafman, right, attorney for pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli, foreground, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during a House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on rising d... . Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli, left, huddles with his attorney Benjamin Brafman on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee.

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  12. Psychologist Calls Shkreli's Behavior 'Breathtaking'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Bay Area

    Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli refused to testify Thursday in an appearance before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired. Janelle Wang reports.

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  13. Rubio looks for momentum in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHIO

    It was a week ago in Ames, Iowa that I clearly saw the signs of building momentum for Marco Rubio, as attendance numbers swelled for Rubio in the Hawkeye State. And after a good turnout on Friday night at a middle school here, it's time to ask if that is being repeated in New Hampshire.

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  14. Marco Rubio brushes off the haters in New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mashable

    Sen. Marco Rubio struck a positive tone at a rally Friday night in New Hampshire, outlining his vision for the country just four days out from the Granite State's first-in-the-nation primary. But as Rubio spoke of his vision to bring us into a "new American century," his GOP presidential opponents were unleashing a series of tough attacks on the freshman Senator from Florida - likely in an effort to halt the momentum Rubio's gained since his strong third-place showing in Iowa earlier this week.

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  15. IRS resumes tax return processing after computer outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KYTX-TV News

    The IRS has resumed processing of 2015 federal tax returns, following a suspected hardware failure that knocked some of the tax agency's computers out of service. Processing of tax returns for individuals and businesses started anew around 5 p.m. ET Thursday after IRS teams worked on the problem, the agency said.

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  16. Drug Company Boss Martin Shkreli Refuses To Testify To CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ghanamma.com

    Pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli threw insults at the US Congress on Thursday, less than an hour after refusing to testify at a hearing investigating accusations of profiteering on life-saving drugs sold by his and other drug companies. Twenty-four hours after facing fraud charges in a federal court in Brooklyn, Shkreli, 32, turned up in Washington after being subpoenaed by the House of Representatives oversight committee.

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  17. Hillary Clinton gains a new unlikely ally in email controversy: Colin PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    In this 2011 file photo, former Secretary of State Colin Powell is seen at the State Department in Washington. Hillary Clinton gained an apparent ally Thursday in her fight to limit the political damage from her growing email controversy, as former Republican secretary of state Colin L. Powell said he disagreed with a State Department decision to retroactively classify two emails from his personal account while in office.

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  18. Congress Addresses High Drug PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kansas City InfoZine

    Meanwhile, the Food and Drug Administration, which approves of all drugs before they can be prescribed or sold, has a backlog of over 3,700 generic drug applications awaiting approval. "Drug pricing is a legitimate, real concern of Americans," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., at a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions hearing Jan. 28. "It's part of a larger concern of rising health-care costs."

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  19. Clinton gets unlikely email ally: Colin PowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Hillary Clinton gained an apparent ally Thursday in her fight to limit the political damage from her growing email controversy, as former Republican secretary of state Colin L. Powell said he disagreed with a State Department decision to retroactively classify two emails from his own personal account while in office. "I have reviewed the messages, and I do not see what makes them classified," Powell said of the emails, which were uncovered late last year by the State Department's inspector general and, he said, brought to his attention by the department in recent weeks.

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  20. OPM's Cobert Confronts Subpoena En Route to ConfirmationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Government Executive

    While no lawmaker threatened to block her confirmation, acting Office of Personnel Management Director Beth Cobert onThursday faced a panel of senators concerned about a just-issued House committee subpoena and a years-old dispute about OPM's policy on Obamacare for legislative staff. Cobert, who was deputized to run OPM after the previous director, Katherine Archuleta, was forced to step down in the wake of a massive data breach, told senators that, if confirmed, she planned "to continue improvements I believe are under way" in such areas as the response to hacked personnel records, the slow hiring process and the backlog of retirement claims.

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