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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)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa tells the media that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. must provide Congress with the requested documents in the "Fast and Furious" probe in this June 20, 2012, file photo. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa tells the media that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. must provide Congress with the requested documents in the "Fast and Furious" probe. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa tells the media that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. must provide Congress with the requested documents in the "Fast and Furious" probe. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa tells the media that Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. must provide Congress with the requested documents in the "Fast and Furious" probe in this June 20, 2012, file photo. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, (center) is plannning to move ahead with action to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt over providing requested documents on the Fast and Furious gunrunning investigation. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, (center) is plannning to move ahead with action to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt over providing requested documents on the Fast and Furious gunrunning investigation. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., along with Deputy Attorney General James Cole (left), 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 Fast and Furious operation. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa (center), California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, speaks to the media after meeting with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, to discuss the congressional investigation into the botched anti-gunrunning Fast and Furious operation. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa (center), California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, comes to speak to the media after meeting with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday, June 19, 2012, to discuss the congressional investigation into the botched anti-gunrunning Fast and Furious operation. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Republican Rep. Darrell E. Issa has asked the House ethics panel to investigate four lawmakers in connection with VIP discounted loans from now-defunct Countrywide Financial Corp. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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"I will keep the light on this issue until we have a law," Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said of the D.C. budget-autonomy issue. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)