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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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**FILE** Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, listens while testifying on Capitol Hill on Feb. 5, 2014, before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing titled: "ObamaCare: Why the Need for an Insurance Company Bailout? (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, listens while testifying on Capitol Hill on Feb. 5, 2014, before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing titled: "ObamaCare: Why the Need for an Insurance Company Bailout? (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, listens while testifying on Capitol Hill on Feb. 5, 2014, before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Obamacare. (Associated Press)

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Tarp, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, Tuesday, January 24, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Tarp, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, Tuesday, January 24, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Tarp, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, Tuesday, January 24, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Tarp, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, Tuesday, January 24, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Tarp, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, Tuesday, January 24, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray testifies before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Tarp, Financial Services, and Bailouts of Public and Private Programs in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, Tuesday, January 24, 2012. (Andrew Harnik / The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, reads from a book on June 20, 2012, at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, quoting the president's right to assert executive privilege after learning that President Obama has done so in the "Fast and Furious" gun-tracking case, refusing to turn over related documents to Congress. The committee proceeded with its markup to vote on whether to hold Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt for his failure to produce those documents. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, reads from a book on June 20, 2012, at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, quoting the president's right to assert executive privilege after learning that President Obama has done so in the "Fast and Furious" gun-tracking case, refusing to turn over related documents to Congress. The committee proceeded with its markup to vote on whether to hold Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt for his failure to produce those documents. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, reads June 20, 2012, at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill from a book quoting the president's right to assert executive privilege after learning that President Obama has done so in the "Fast and Furious" gun-tracking case, refusing to turn over related documents to Congress. The committee proceeded with its markup to vote on whether to hold Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt for his failure to produce those documents. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)