May 8, 2013 Republican charges against the former secretary of state's handling of Benghazi struck some Democrats as an attempt to damage her presidential chances. Republican officials deny the accusations.
March 22, 2013 There's disagreement in Washington, D.C., this week on whether the USPS has the freedom to end Saturday mail delivery in August, as planned. The passage of a bill funding the federal government through September re-ignited the debate.
October 22, 2012 Republicans Charles Grassley of Iowa and Darrell Issa of California want to know if a whistleblower is being punished while one of the ATF managers involved is being allowed to "double-dip."
June 20, 2012 The panel's decision next goes to the full House. It was a vote along partisan lines over whether the Justice Department has fully cooperated with the committee's investigation of the Fast and Furious gun trafficking operation.
June 20, 2012 You won't find the term in the Constitution, but it's been a staple of presidents in one form or another since Thomas Jefferson.
June 20, 2012 The political battle between the Obama administration and the House Oversight and Government has ratcheted up another notch.
June 19, 2012 The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will meet Wednesday to consider a report holding Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for failing to turn over documents related to Operation Fast and Furious, a botched gun-trafficking operation. A meeting between the committee's head and Holder on Tuesday failed to resolve differences.
April 6, 2012 As if there wasn't enough outrage already about the "excessive and wasteful" spending by the federal government's General Services Administration at a 2010 conference in Las Vegas, now there's video evidence.
October 12, 2011 Saying "it's time we know the whole truth" about the so-called Fast and Furious gun trafficking operation, the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today followed through on his promise to issue the subpoenas.
June 15, 2011 The report looks at the program that allowed some illegally purchased guns to be taken to Mexico. At least two ended up at the scene of a U.S. border agent's murder.
March 2, 2011 Issa's plans to probe Obama officials took a hit when a now ex-aide violated journalists' trust. Issa was supposed to be the scourge of Democrats. Now he's had to purge his own office after it was revealed that a fired aide shared journalists' e-mails with a reporter writing a book.
January 5, 2011 As they watched the GOP take control of the House, Democrats prepared to defend Obama going forward. One of Obama's chief House Democratic defenders will be Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland who said his role is to ensure "true oversight" happens.