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  • Rep. Darrell Issa says a committee he heads will look into claims of cash payoffs made during D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's campaign. (Associated Press)

    House panel to investigate claims of Gray race payoffs

    A Republican congressman with oversight of D.C. affairs said Thursday that he was "deeply concerned" about recent allegations against Mayor Vincent C. Gray and his committee will investigate.


  • Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, says President Obama's idea of a pay freeze is not a freeze because it allows for step increases for federal employees. (Associated Press)

    GOP pushes total pay freeze

    House Republicans took aim Wednesday at President Obama's proposed federal pay freeze, saying that his promise is bogus because the freeze still allows for automatic wage increases that also should be put on ice.


  • Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican

    Issa fires deputy press aide

    Rep. Darrell Issa said Tuesday he had fired his deputy communications director after learning that he shared e-mail correspondence from other reporters with a New York Times journalist.


  • Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, stands next to a painting of American Republican presidents during an interview with the Associated Press in his office on Capitol Hill on Sept. 21, 2010. (Associated Press/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Rep. Issa fires aide over leaked e-mails

    Rep. Darrell Issa said Tuesday he has fired his deputy communications director after learning that he shared e-mail correspondence from other reporters with a New York Times journalist.


  • Rep. Darrell Issa has invited business representatives to testify before the government reform committee, which he heads, about federal regulations that they say cost jobs. He wants their comments included in a review of government regulations President Obama ordered. (Associated Press)

    Issa makes sure Obama hears from business

    When President Obama asked businesses for advice on creating jobs, he might have anticipated that more than 200 responses would quickly be headed his way courtesy of Rep. Darrell Issa, a Republican who once called him corrupt.


  • Political Scene

    President Obama's upcoming budget will lay out a credible plan to lower the U.S. deficit, but the funding gap will grow initially owing to the extension of tax cuts, Mr. Obama's budget chief said Wednesday.


  • Thomas Carper, chairman of Amtrak's board of directors, is under fire from a California congressman, who is calling for his ouster, along with that of the passenger-rail service's general counsel. (Associated Press)

    Issa urges firing of Amtrak chief, counsel

    A powerful House Republican wants Amtrak's chairman and top lawyer fired.


  • President Barack Obama, left, shakes hands with Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., right, after signing the $858 billion tax deal into law in a ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex, Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    GOP to scrutinize Obama's feats

    With Congress split this year between Republicans and Democrats, the GOP may not be able to pass much of its repeal agenda, but it still expects to play a major role in shaping government through hearings and investigations into much of what the Obama administration has done.


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