| May 23, 2014
| 9:00 PM
| May 8, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista) issued a scathing denouncement on Thursday of gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly over the fellow Republican’s attempt to tie his main rival, Neel Kashkari, to fundamentalist Islamic law.
“There is no place in...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:42 PM
House Speaker John A. Boehner’s decision to form a select committee on Benghazi has put Democrats in a bind: Do they participate in what they view as an election-year stunt, or boycott it and give up the opportunity to act as a watchdog?
| May 8, 2014
| 9:55 PM
A senior California Republican on Thursday angrily denounced fellow GOP member Tim Donnelly's attempts to link gubernatorial rival Neel Kashkari to fundamentalist Islamic law.
"There is no place in any public discussion for this type of hateful and...
| Mar 9, 2014
Re "Democrats lose bid to punish GOP lawmaker," March 6
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) pulled another right-wing Republican stunt while pretending to examine the IRS' alleged targeting of conservative groups. He continuously...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:16 PM
WASHINGTON -- A House committee voted Thursday in favor of holding Lois Lerner, a former Internal Revenue Service official, in contempt of Congress for her refusal to testify before the panel.
Lerner, the former head of the IRS’s tax-exempt...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:41 PM
WASHINGTON — The head of the Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that it would take years to turn over all the documents subpoenaed by the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in its investigation of the IRS' alleged targeting of...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:20 PM
WASHINGTON -- Democrats in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are demanding that Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) end his “partisan” investigation of the September 2012 Benghazi attacks, which cost the lives of four Americans,...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:35 PM
WASHINGTON -- For over two hours, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. and the House Judiciary Committee were getting along unusually well.
Even Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), Holder’s arch-nemesis in Congress, pursued a relatively tame line of...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:05 PM
WASHINGTON – "One of the giants of Congress." "A tough partisan, but above all, an institutionalist." "End of an era."
Those were among the reactions Thursday to the announcement by Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) that he would be...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:58 PM
A House of Representatives hearing into the scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service devolved into a bizarre bit of political theater on Wednesday when the committee's Republican chairman closed down the proceeding before the ranking Democrat,...