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  • **FILE** Rep. Elijah E. Cummings Maryland Democrat (Associated Press)

    Rep. Elijah Cummings: Conflict with Rep. Darrell Issa is 'bigger than me'

    Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, said Friday that the conflict between him and Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, is about more than just a clash between the two parties.


  • House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., right, leaves as the committee's ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., left, begins his statement on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, during the committee's hearing where former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner invoked her constitutional right not to incriminate herself. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

    House votes down resolution to force Issa to apologize

    House Republicans beat back a push from Democrats Thursday to force Rep. Darrell Issa to formally apologize on the House floor after he cut off the microphone of the top Democrat on the oversight committee last week during a heated hearing.


  • FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2014 file photo, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. listens during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. House Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to chastise Issa for his conduct at a committee hearing. Issa abruptly adjourned a hearing of the House Oversight Committee Wednesday. He instructed committee staff to turn off the microphone of the committee's top Democrat, congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland. The hearing was on the improper targeting of tea party groups by the Internal Revenue Service. Cummings was trying to say that Republicans have overblown the controversy.  (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke, File)

    Darrell Issa pressed by Black Caucus to say sorry to Elijah Cummings

    Rep. Darrell Issa sent out a couple of apologies to his Capitol Hill colleague, Rep. Elijah Cummings, saying sorry for cutting off the Democrat at the tail end of a Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing.


  • Cummings says Issa apologized and he accepts

    Rep. Elijah Cummings said Thursday night that California Republican Rep. Darrell Issa called him and apologized for refusing to let Cummings speak during an IRS hearing. The Maryland Democrat said he accepted the apology.


  • 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)

    House defeats Democrats' attempt to rebuke Issa

    Republicans circled around Rep. Darrell Issa Thursday, rejecting a Democratic effort to censure the House's top investigator after he cut off the microphone of the top Democrat on the oversight committee Wednesday during a heated hearing.


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    Democrats' bid to censure Rep. Darrell Issa fails

    Republicans circled around Rep. Darrell Issa on Thursday, rejecting a Democratic effort to censure the House's top investigator after he cut off the microphone of the top Democrat on the oversight committee Wednesday during a heated hearing.


  • House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., right, leaves as the committee's ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., left, begins his statement on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 5, 2014, during the committee's hearing where former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner invoked her constitutional right not to incriminate herself. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke)

    White House: Issa dissed Cummings by cutting mic

    The White House said Thursday that Republican Rep. Darrell Issa shouldn't have dissed Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland by shutting down a hearing while Mr. Cummings was speaking.


  • Former IRS official refuses to testify at hearing

    The former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the agency's tea party scandal once again refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing Wednesday that quickly devolved into political bickering between Democrats and Republicans.


  • The attorney for former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner says his client will continue to assert her rights not to testify about the IRS targeting of conservative groups. (Associated Press PHOTOGRAPHS)

    Lawyer for IRS official denies Issa claim client will testify

    Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, said Sunday that Lois Lerner will finally testify about the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups — but Ms. Lerner's lawyer said she has no plans to testify before Congress.


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