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California’s Darrell Issa Loses Power With House Oversight Committee Post

Darrell Issa’s confrontational style managed to wear not only on Democrats, but on members of his own party.

March 24, 2015

Cartoon: Darrell Issa Waits For The Outrage

Darrell Issa is ready to talk about Hillary.

March 19, 2015

Changing Of The Guard On Oversight Panels

Is Congress still capable of bipartisan oversight?

February 16, 2015
Obamacare sign up explodes after Trump elected

Obamacare Adviser Apologizes To Lawmakers For Controversial Comments: ‘I Behaved Badly’

House Republicans finally got their opportunity to attack Jonathan Gruber on Tuesday.

December 9, 2014

Cartoon: The Benghazi Report

It’s not easy being Darrell Issa.

November 24, 2014

Rep. Darrell Issa’s Latest Issue: Ebola

Learn more about Issa’s latest misguided crusade.

October 24, 2014
Obamacare sign up explodes after Trump elected

HHS Says 700,000 Have Lost Insurance Coverage Since May

Find out what this means for Obamacare’s future.

September 19, 2014

‘Roll Call’s’ Ten Richest Members Of Congress For 2014

By CQ Roll Call staff WASHINGTON — They invested in an aquaculture business, a bank and good old blue chip stocks and bonds. The richest members of Congress found myriad ways to get wealthier in 2013, CQ Roll Call’s annual survey of congressional wealth shows. Many lawmakers’ portfolios shrugged off the effects of a government […]

September 11, 2014

This Week In Crazy: Obama Wants To Use Immigrant Kids As Lab Rats, And The Rest Of The Worst Of The Right

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Kerry Bentivolio Congressman Kerry Bentivolio (R-MI) — a Santa-impersonating reindeer rancher who once starred in a film suggesting that 9/11 was an inside […]

August 1, 2014

Benghazi: What New Details Reveal About The ‘Scandal’ — And Its Promoters

In the years since the terrorist attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens, his aide Sean Smith and CIA officers Tyrone Smith and Glen Doherty in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, President Obama’s congressional critics have complained long and loudly about his failure to apprehend the perpetrators immediately. Republican experts like Ted Cruz and Darrell Issa, […]

June 20, 2014

Excluded Issa Is Not Thrilled About Benghazi Select Committee

Leading Benghazi truther and U.S. Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) spent a year using his chairmanship on the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee to investigate and unearth what he and the GOP have long alleged is an administration cover-up of the September 2012 attack on a diplomatic post in Libya that claimed the lives of […]

May 14, 2014

Congress Overseer Subpoenas Kerry On Benghazi

Washington (AFP) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was slapped with a subpoena Friday by Congress’s main oversight panel demanding he testify about how the Obama administration responded after a deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya. House Government Oversight Committee chairman Darrell Issa announced the subpoena in a tweet, saying he requires that Kerry […]

May 2, 2014

GOP Senators Call For Joint Select Committee To Investigate Benghazi (Again)

Just days after House Democrats demanded an end to the House Oversight Committee’s “partisan investigation” into the 2012 attacks on the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, three Republican senators requested a new inquiry into the incident. “We are once again calling for the appointment of a Joint Select Committee to investigate the terrorist attacks […]

March 31, 2014

GOP Blocks Democrats’ Bid To Declare Darrell Issa ‘Disrespectful’

By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times 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 Democrat was speaking. Wednesday’s hearing heightened partisan tensions in the Capitol and revived a debate […]

March 7, 2014

Celebrating Great Achievements In Republican Outreach: It’s The LOLs Of The Year, 2013

In 2013, Republicans proved that they are capable of producing laughter, even when Rick Santorum takes most of the year off. Instead of rebranding, the GOP reloaded in 2013 and is now at war with people who say “Happy Holidays,” the unemployed, science, women and itself. As we prepare for a 2014 that will inevitably […]

December 27, 2013