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Former Secretary Clinton’s Secret Emails Subpoenaed in House’s Benghazi Investigation

March 05, 2015

Late yesterday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi announced it had “issued subpoenas for all communications of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related to Libya” in light of new revelations that she exclusively used a private email system and server to conduct official government business, skirting federal records law and preemptively thwa Read More

Results: New Information Revealed by Benghazi Select Committee’s Investigation

March 04, 2015

New information has been revealed by the @HouseBenghazi #SelectCommittee’s investigation: #Benghazi Read More

President Still Misleading Americans Over ObamaCare

November 18, 2014

Is this a joke? RT @politico: Obama: We didn't mislead on health care Read More

Obama Administration Hiding the Truth about Immigration Actions

October 23, 2014

As it actively undermines the safety and security of U.S. families, it’s understandable that the Obama administration would want to keep its actions a secret. But Americans have a right to know the truth – not to mention secure borders that actually mean something. Read More

Democrats Attack First Amendment, Fight Transparency

September 25, 2014

The last time we counted the ways that President Obama has failed to keep his promise of running “the most transparent administration in history,” none other than The New York Times agreed, concluding, “John Boehner’s Right on Executive Secrecy.” Since then, more has been written about the Obama administration’s attempts to eliminate news coverage it doesn’t like and restrict the freedom of the press. Read More

Speaker Boehner: ‘Time to Audit the Fed’

September 17, 2014

Today, the House laid down another marker by passing the Federal Reserve Transparency Act (H.R. 24), a bipartisan bill that requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a full audit of the Federal Reserve within one year. Read More

Seeing Right Through 'The Most Transparent Administration in History'

August 19, 2014

While President Obama has repeatedly claimed that his is the “most transparent administration in history,” the evidence supporting his assertion is pretty flimsy. Read More

House Continues to Advance Open Government Initiatives

February 25, 2014

On Monday, the Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force held a public presentation to share progress on a number of ongoing open government initiatives, including the recent release of House Bill Summaries in XML format for bulk download. Read More

XML of House Bill Summaries Now Available in Bulk

February 04, 2014

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) announced today that bill summaries from the House of Representatives are now available in XML format for bulk data download from GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys). Read More

DATA Act Would Increase Transparency & Accountability for Taxpayers

November 18, 2013

Today, the House will take action on the bipartisan Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act (H.R. 2061), legislation aimed at making Congress and other areas of government more open and accountable to taxpayers. Read More