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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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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. speaks to the media at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, after meeting with Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, to try to reach an agreement about Justice Department documents relating to the botched anti-gunrunning operation known as Fast and Furious. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Acting IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel (right) talks with House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican, prior to testifying before the committee on Thursday. (Associated Press)

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Republican Darrell E. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has become a thorn in the Obama administration's side, investigating a series of scandals. (Associated Press)

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Republican Darrell E. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has become a thorn in the Obama administration's side, investigating a series of scandals. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa said uneven scrutiny by the IRS was "a problem that was coordinated in all likelihood right out of Washington headquarters." (Associated Press photographs)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa said uneven scrutiny by the IRS was "a problem that was coordinated in all likelihood right out of Washington headquarters." (Associated Press photographs)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican, is House Oversight Committee chairman. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican, is House Oversight Committee chairman. (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)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican, is House Oversight Committee chairman. (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)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican, and Democratic Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District’s nonvoting member of Congress, have been working for the past 18 months on a legislative route to D.C. budget autonomy. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican, and Democratic Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, the District’s nonvoting member of Congress, have been working for the past 18 months on a legislative route to D.C. budget autonomy. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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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)

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"We have known for some time that weapons brought to Mexico from Operation Fast and Furious would contribute to significant death and carnage,” Rep. Darrell E. Issa said Wednesday. “Univision’s new findings add details and faces to what occurred as a result of a reckless initiative, mismanagement and lack of leadership within the U.S. Justice Department.” (Associated Press)

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"We have known for some time that weapons brought to Mexico from Operation Fast and Furious would contribute to significant death and carnage,” Rep. Darrell E. Issa said Wednesday. “Univision’s new findings add details and faces to what occurred as a result of a reckless initiative, mismanagement and lack of leadership within the U.S. Justice Department.” (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)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, says all 14 people named for sanctions or disciplinary action in a report on the gunrunning operation Fast and Furious “should find new occupations.” (Associated Press)