ObamaCare Poised to Become More Unpopular

By Dan Riehl | breitbart.com There’s good reason to believe that while the White House seeks to minimize fall-out from now the infamous remarks of ObamaCare architect, Jonathan Gruber and tamp down opposition to the Affordable Care Act, things are moving in the exact opposite direction as we move through the Holiday season. Gruber, along with Centers for Medicare […]

Jonathan Gruber to testify before Issa committee

By Lucy McCalmont | politico.com MIT professor Jonathan Gruber has agreed to testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform after sparking outrage with his comments questioning the administration’s transparency and voters’ intelligence on the passage of Obamacare. Gruber will appear before the Oversight Committee at a Dec. 9 hearing, spokeswoman Caitlin Carroll confirmed […]

Newly Uncovered Memo Shows How Holder Got Prepped to Mislead the American People on Fast & Furious

By Mike Miller | ijreview.com Former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson on Saturday posted 2011 email correspondence between attorney general Eric Holder and communications adviser Matthew Miller on how to best manipulate press coverage of theFast and Furious gun-walking scandal. (President Obama withheld the email under executive privilege but it was recently released as a result of a lawsuit filed […]

Gov’t office cracks down on teleworking; critics want more

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has tightened supervision of patent examiners who work full-time from home, an official said on Tuesday, but critics in Congress questioned whether the office was not going far enough to curb abuse. The estimated 5,000 patent examiners who work from home full time must now be available electronically when they are […]

Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office renaming

Bill to honor Marine, Navy recipients passes House of Representatives By Gretel C. Kovach | utsandiego.com “Medal of Honor recipients are some of the bravest, most selfless individuals in the history of our great nation,” said Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, who introduced the bill. Co-sponsors include Rep. Susan Davis, D-San Diego; Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine; Rep. Scott Peters, […]

Obamacare 2015: Higher costs, higher penalties

By Aimee Picchi | Money Watch | cbsnews.com With the Affordable Care Act to start enrollment for its second year on Nov. 15, some unpleasant surprises may be in store for some. That’s because a number of low-priced Obamacare plans will raise their rates in 2015, making those options less affordable. On top of that, penalties […]

Keystone pipeline back in spotlight with GOP win, looming court case

By Ben Wolfgang – The Washington Times After dragging on for six years, the political football  game that is the Keystone XL pipeline debate finally is entering the fourth quarter. A confluence of events  — a looming court decision in Nebraska and the GOP capturing full control of Congress in the midterm elections last week — will force President Obama’s hand […]

Darrell Issa: ‘We Have A Mandate To Pass Sensible Legislation’

By: Alex Pappas | dailycaller.com “You know, I’m having a really superb night,” California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa acknowledged late Tuesday, after it became apparent Republicans would win back control of the Senate. Speaking to The Daily Caller by phone, the outgoing chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said the GOP victories […]