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Nearly $1 billion in loans have already defaulted under the Energy Department program, which included the infamous Solyndra stimulus project and dozens of other green technology programs the Obama administration has approved, totaling nearly about $30 billion in taxpayer backing, the Government Accountability Office reported in its audit. (Associated Press)

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Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.), center, speaks as Left to right: Government Accountability Office health care director Debra Draper, Veteran Affairs Undersecretary for Health for Administrative Operations Assistant Deputy Philip Matkovsky, Acting Veterans Affairs Inspector General Richard Griffin, and Assistant Veterans Affairs Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Linda Halliday testify at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Monday, June 9, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Tim Walz (D-Minn.) speaks as Government Accountability Office health care director Debra Draper, Veteran Affairs Undersecretary for Health for Administrative Operations Assistant Deputy Philip Matkovsky, Acting Veterans Affairs Inspector General Richard Griffin, and Assistant Veterans Affairs Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Linda Halliday testify at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Monday, June 9, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Government Accountability Office health care director Debra Draper testifies at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Monday, June 9, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A POW MIA flag is draped over a chair in the audience as Government Accountability Office health care director Debra Draper, Veteran Affairs Undersecretary for Health for Administrative Operations Assistant Deputy Philip Matkovsky, Acting Veterans Affairs Inspector General Richard Griffin, and Assistant Veterans Affairs Inspector General for Audits and Evaluations Linda Halliday testify at a House Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Monday, June 9, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A Garmin GPS unit is shown inside a vehicle in Tampa, Fla. "Currently, no comprehensive federal privacy law governs the collection, use, and sale of personal information by private-sector companies," a Government Accountability Office report stated. (Associated Press)

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Government Accountability Office investigator Michael J. Courts (center) testified Thursday during a public House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing that diplomatic security received a surge of funding from 1998 to 2008, but one-third of the money went to protect sites in Iraq, and much of the rest was spent in ways “more reactive than strategic.” (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)