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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight Committee, has taken President Obama's signature health care plan to task for what he calls "broken exchanges, canceled coverage, higher premiums and unaffordable deductibles" for those who have signed up. Mr. Issa's committee has investigated last year's botched rollout of the online exchange. (associated press)

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (left), Virginia Republican, with Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican, said he spoke with immigration agents who said most of the children have relatives in the U.S. — many in the country illegally — with whom they are trying to connect. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has a rare light moment as his panel questions Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen in the probe of whether tea party groups were improperly targeted for scrutiny. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has a rare light moment as his panel questions Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen in the probe of whether tea party groups were improperly targeted for scrutiny. (Associated Press)

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"How much pornography would it take for an EPA employee to lose their job?" an incredulous Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, asked an EPA deputy last week during a hearing into agency misconduct. (associated press)

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"How much pornography would it take for an EPA employee to lose their job?" an incredulous Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, asked an EPA deputy last week during a hearing into agency misconduct. (associated press)

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"How much pornography would it take for an EPA employee to lose their job?" an incredulous Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, asked an EPA deputy last week during a hearing into agency misconduct. (associated press)

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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell E. Issa prepares to leave as ranking member Rep. Elijah E. Cummings begins his statement Wednesday at a hearing at which former Internal Revenue Service official Lois G. Lerner invoked her constitutional right not to incriminate herself. (associated press)

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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell E. Issa prepares to leave as ranking member Rep. Elijah E. Cummings begins his statement Wednesday at a hearing at which former Internal Revenue Service official Lois G. Lerner invoked her constitutional right not to incriminate herself. (associated press)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, a California Republican whose car-alarm business has had to defend itself in patent lawsuits, said the bill passed Tuesday "puts a little bit of teeth finally back into what trolls use as a tool." (Associated Press)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, a California Republican whose car-alarm business has had to defend itself in patent lawsuits, said the bill passed Tuesday "puts a little bit of teeth finally back into what trolls use as a tool." (Associated Press)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, a California Republican whose car-alarm business has had to defend itself in patent lawsuits, said the bill passed Tuesday "puts a little bit of teeth finally back into what trolls use as a tool." (Associated Press)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said the danger of letting state officials have access to federal tax records is one reason to try to rein in the health care law. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa (center), California Republican, speaks with Obama administration technology officials as they prepare to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about failures with the HealthCare.gov website and problems implementing Obamacare, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. From left to right are Henry Chao, deputy chief information officer for Medicare and Medicaid services; Frank Baitman, deputy assistant secretary for information technology at the Department of Health and Human Services; Mr. Issa, chairman of the committee; Todd Park, chief technology officer at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Steve VanRoekel, chief information officer at the Office of Electronic Government in the Office of Management and Budget. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa (center), California Republican, speaks with Obama administration technology officials as they prepare to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about failures with the HealthCare.gov website and problems implementing Obamacare, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. From left to right are Henry Chao, deputy chief information officer for Medicare and Medicaid services; Frank Baitman, deputy assistant secretary for information technology at the Department of Health and Human Services; Mr. Issa, chairman of the committee; Todd Park, chief technology officer at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Steve VanRoekel, chief information officer at the Office of Electronic Government in the Office of Management and Budget. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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"No one misses a single day on the State Department payroll," Rep. Darrell E. Issa said about the reinstatement of four employees who were placed on leave as a result of the deadly Benghazi attack. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)