U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

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    May 31, 2013

    The Problem With Our Puppeteer Press

    [Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories to political theories ... More >>

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    December 19, 2012

    Ex-Orange County Cop Who Headed U.S. Embassy Security in Libya Resigns

    A former Orange County police officer who became an acclaimed, high-ranking officer in the U.S. Department of State is one of three senior government officials to resign today in the wake of an unflattering report about management and security errors leading to the Sept. 11 Benghazi, Libya attacks t ... More >>

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    May 23, 2012

    John Campbell, Irvine Congressman, Questions Wildlife Agency's Competence, Secrecy

    Irvine Republican Congressman John Campbell has locked paws with a Democrat to seek a House investigation into the federal government's wildlife damage control program.Campbell and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Oregon) are asking Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), as chairman of the House Oversight and Governm ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012

    Congressman Darrell Issa Launches Probe Into the California High Speed Rail Authority

    San Diego County Congressman Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of a powerful congressional committee, yesterday told California High Speed Rail Authority officials to preserve records in anticipation of an investigation into potential corruption.Among Issa's concerns about the Authority include ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Congressman Darrell Issa to Oversee Federal Food Regulation: Good or Bad?

    ​With the newest Congress sworn in comes Capitol Hill's traditional musical chairs of parties switching leadership roles for committees and the like. The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is charged with investigating the government's regulations to see if they're overreaching. Th ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Election 2010: Moxley Watches The OC Republicans

    Jonathan Ho / OC WeeklyTran: Not time to concede. ​1:00 a.m.: Van Tran Remains HopefulInside the converted Garden Grove Blockbuster store, Van Tran continues to hold onto his dream of defeating Loretta Sanchez. Tran is trailing by more than 5,000 votes--and the gap seems to be getting larger. But ... More >>

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    April 4, 2007

    Foxes, Henhouses, and the Fashion Police

    Just like breaking a leg can take your mind off a toothache, the major traumas the Bush administration has inflicted on the body politic make it easy to forget the lesser damage it's doing.  Or, as Ruth Marcus puts in her column in today's Washington Post, "The tornado of disastrous headlines - ... More >>

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    October 2, 2006

    Odds and Ends

    Well, it was quite a weekend in Washington D.C. In a previous post, Alex did a fine job of spelling out the facts in the case of ex-Rep. Mark Foley (R-Predator). The only thing that can be added is that Foley has now headed down a familiar path-- as Josh Marshall puts it: "Ahhh, once again, the l ... More >>

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    November 6, 1997

    All Tricks, No Treats

    Loretta Sanchez's very scary Halloween