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March 26, 2007 Blog
Right now the House is considering H.R. 580, Interim Appointment of U.S. Attorneys. This bill, introduced by Rep. Howard Berman (CA-28), is designed to help better ensure the independence of U.S. Attorneys -- by repealing a provision in a 2006 statute that grants the Attorney General the authority to make indefinite interim appointments of U.S.
March 26, 2007 Blog
Citing evidence that senior White House officials are using RNC and other political email accounts to avoid leaving a record of official communications, Oversight Committee Chairman Henry Waxman sent letters today to the Republican National Committee and the Bush-Cheney '04 Campaign directing them to preserve the emails of White House officials and to meet with Committee staff to explain how the a
March 26, 2007 Blog
The Oversight Committee is currently holding a hearing to examine the high cost of biotech medicines to our health care system, as well the prospects and need for a pathway that would allow the FDA to approve safe and affordable generic versions of biotech drugs.

Watch live and see the witness list >>

March 26, 2007 Blog
Three weeks ago we covered the efforts of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee to examine a no-bid contract awarded by the General Services Administration to Edie Fraser, with whom GSA Administrator Doan had a longstanding personal and business relationship.
March 23, 2007 Blog
The House has passed the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health and Iraq Accountability Act, 218-212. Speaker Pelosi gavels down the vote:

Speaker Pelosi, Appropriations Defense Subcommittee Chairman John Murtha, and Rep.

March 23, 2007 Blog
Debate on the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health and Iraq Accountability Act continues this morning. The House of Representatives has a choice: either endorse the President's open-ended commitment to the war in Iraq or demand accountability, support our troops and set a timeline for the phased redeployment of our troops.
March 23, 2007 Blog
Debate on the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health and Iraq Accountability Act continues this morning. The House of Representatives has a choice: either endorse the President's open-ended commitment to the war in Iraq or demand accountability, support our troops and set a timeline for the phased redeployment of our troops.
March 23, 2007 Blog
Debate on the U.S. Troops Readiness, Veterans' Health and Iraq Accountability Act was largely managed by Appropriations Chairman David Obey and Rep. John Murtha (PA-12), who is Chairman of the Appropriations Defense Subcommittee.
March 22, 2007 Blog
Debate on the U.S. Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health and Iraq Accountability Act will continue tomorrow. The House of Representatives has a choice: either endorse the President's open-ended commitment to the war in Iraq or demand accountability, support our troops and set a timeline for the phased redeployment of our troops.

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