| Apr 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Fox News has a new punching bag this week: Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings.
Monday night, he and other Democratic members of the House Committee investigating the IRS over allegations that it targeted conservative groups took a pounding on Megyn...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
As I watched Tuesday while the anchors on “Fox & Friends” leveled unsubstantiated charges against Rep. Elijah Cummings as if they were facts, I couldn’t help thinking how much more dangerous Sen. Joe McCarthy might have been in the 1950s...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
A House committee hearing examining the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of conservative groups turned heated Wednesday when the panel's Republican chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, aggressively questioned a former IRS official even after she...
| 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,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:26 PM
WASHINGTON – The House Republican majority shot down a Democratic effort Thursday to condemn Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House oversight committee, for the "disrespectful manner" in which he adjourned a hearing as the panel’s top...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Constituents of Rep. Elijah Cummings might want to Google the March 5 House Oversight Committee hearing on the Internal Revenue Service ("Cummings cut off at IRS hearing," March 5). They undoubtedly will be appalled by the rude treatment of our...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:05 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House oversight committee, has apologized to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings for adjourning a hearing while the panel's top Democrat was speaking.
Apology accepted, Cummings said after...