Oversight

White House Threatens to Veto 'Counterproductive' VA Firing Bill

Legislation scheduled for a vote Wednesday would set up a disparity in treatment of one group of civil servants, administration says.

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Senate Cybersecurity Plan Faces Hurdles

Significant issues remain for the proposed cybersecurity legislation, which is competing with at least two other issues for a vote before recess.

A Fight is Growing Over Food Labels

The battles over country-of-origin and GMO labels have intensified in Congress this summer.

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Play of the Day: Obama's Adventures in Africa

The president makes birther jokes and shows his confidence on his diplomatic trip.

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said he would like "to learn why this half-billion-dollar project was greenlighted even though a more cost-effective alternative was available."

State Department Plan for Training Center Draws Senatorial Flak

Echoes of Benghazi are heard in debate over duplicative costs.

Upton Looks to Keep Pressure on Senate on FDA Reform Bill

House chairman plans to meet with his Senate counterparts Tuesday.

House to Vote Before Recess on Bill Making It Easier to Fire VA Employees

Lawmakers also plan to take up budget fix Wednesday to help department avoid closing hospitals this summer.

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., introduced the bill.

Bipartisan Evidence-Based Policy Bill Passes House

Plan would create commission on using agency data to improve programs.

With House Defiant, Senate Eyes a 2-Month Highway Bill

Neither chamber wants to pass the other's bill, so a 60-day measure has emerged as a possible fallback.

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., sponsored the bill.

House-Backed Bill Orders a Hiring Spree to Fix Embattled Secret Service

Lawmakers move bill to help law enforcement agency move past litany of scandals.

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen during a Congressional hearing in February.

House Oversight Republicans Call for IRS Chief’s Head

Press conference and video restate the case that Koskinen lied about targeting evidence.

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