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House Lawmakers To Holder: Launch Criminal Probe Of Lois Lerner‏

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday voted along party-lines for a criminal referral for the Internal Revenue Service director who continues to “plead the Fifth” regarding the IRS’ targeting of conservative organiz ...

House committee to hold Lois Lerner in contempt

The House Oversight Committee will vote this week to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt after months of failed attempts to force her into answering questions about the so-called targeting scandal that slammed the tax agency last year. L ...

Democrat Thinks Worst Congress Ever is Underpaid

Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., complains in an interview with CQ Roll Call that members of Congress are very "underpaid." "I think the American people should know that the members of Congress are underpaid," said Moran. "I understand that it's widely felt th ...

White House blows off House IRS subpoenas

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]House Oversight Committee head Darrell Issa, angry by what he sees as the purposeful stonewalling of White House officials to stand and account for the perceived targ ...

Rep. Gosar: Stop letting Congress fly first class on taxpayer's dime

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., submitted a request to the Committee on Appropriations Tuesday, asking them to prohibit members of Congress from flying first class. "Members of Congress are servants of the people and should not be considered a privileged c ...

CO Senator brags that Obamacare helped his family

[caption id="attachment_5533" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]DENVER (AP) — Under fire for his support of the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Sen. Mark Udall said President Obama's landmark legislation isn't perfect but has benefited ...

Pelosi says Obamacare a winner for Democrats

[caption id="attachment_1717" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]WASHINGTON (AP) -- A defiant House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi declared firmly Thursday that the health care law looms as a political winner for her party this fal ...

Sen. Feinstein calls for regulation after drone peeks through her window

[caption id="attachment_16306" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]During an interview on CBS' 60 Minutes as part of a segment on the growing controversy surrounding the use of drones for law enforcement as well as commercial and pr ...

Democrats talk to themselves all night

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a lot of hot air about a lot of hot air. Democrats took to the Senate floor Monday night to talk about global warming and planned not to let up until morning. Leading off the dusk-to-dawn talkathon, Senate Majority Leader Harry ...

Obama's choice for civil rights chief fails in Senate

The U.S. Senate rejected President Obama's civil rights nominee Wednesday because of criticism over his involvement in the defense of a convicted cop-killer. Seven Democratic senators voted with Republicans, rejecting a motion to end debate on the no ...


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