2,878Dec 3, 2013
Presidential Powers and the Constitution
Legal scholars testified on the constitutionality of some of President Obama’s uses of executive branch powers. They focused on the administration’s one-year delay of the Affordable ...
644Nov 21, 2013
Representative Trey Gowdy on Immigration Reform
Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) talked about the future of comprehensive immigration reform in the House. Other topics included the Healthcare.gov Web site, and possible future congressional ...
3,815Nov 13, 2013
HealthCare.gov Web Site Implementation, Panel 1
Information technology officials testified on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s HealthCare.gov Web site. The witnesses were from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ...
2,464Oct 16, 2013
National Park Service and Government Shutdown
Witnesses testified at a House Natural Resources Committee and Oversight and Government Reform Committee joint hearing to review the closings of national parks as a result of the government ...
1,099Oct 9, 2013
IRS Implementation of Affordable Care Act, Part 2
Sarah Hill Ingram continued to testify about the role of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in implementing the health care law. She said that the process was going well and that systems were ...
1,714Oct 9, 2013
IRS Implementation of Affordable Care Act, Part 1
Sarah Hill Ingram testified about the role of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in implementing the health care law. She said that the process was going well and that systems were working ...
2,958Oct 1, 2013
EPA Investigation of John Beale
Witnesses testified at a House Oversight Committee hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) investigation of John Beale, the former high-ranking official who has plead guilty to ...
1,811Sep 19, 2013
Attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Reviewers Panel
Witnesses testified on State Department involvement before, during, and after the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11-12, 2013. Questions focused on departmental security ...
1,673Sep 19, 2013
Attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Family Members Panel
Patricia Smith and Charles Woods, whose sons were killed in attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on September 11, 2012, testified at a hearing on State Department involvement before, ...
862Jul 23, 2013
Illegal Immigration and Children
Witnesses testified on the status of illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and the impact of immigration reform laws on the economy.
2,867Jul 18, 2013
Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-Profit Groups, Panel 2
Witnesses testified on allegations that senior Internal Revenue Service officials in Washington wrongly delayed the processing of tax-exemption applications from conservative groups. Treasury ...
1,440Jul 18, 2013
Internal Revenue Service Scrutiny of Non-Profit Groups, Panel 1
Witnesses testified on allegations that conservative groups were wrongly targeted for closer scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service. A focus was on if senior IRS officials in Washington or ...
1,548Jul 17, 2013
NSA Data Collection and Surveillance Oversight, Panel 1
The House Judiciary Committee held an unclassified hearing on the Obama administration’s use of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) revealed by former National Security Agency (NSA) ...
1,377Jun 28, 2013
Internal Revenue Service Targeting Investigation, Part 1
Committee members debated whether IRS employee Lois Lerner waived her 5th Amendment rights during a May 22 hearing on the tax-exempt program by giving an opening statement before invoking the 5th ...
552Jun 27, 2013
Officials testified on border security issues related to immigration. Among the topics they addressed were recidivism, tracking of border crossings. and border surveillance ...
1,160Jun 26, 2013
Internal Revenue Service Information Technology Contracting
Witnesses testified on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) contracting practices. The House Oversight Committee released a report accusing the IRS of improperly awarding contracts to the ...
1,009Jun 13, 2013
Immigration and Border Security, Part 1
Witnesses testified on the House version of immigration reform legislation, focusing on border security and deportation policy. Witnesses included law enforcement officials, lawyers, and ...
2,324Jun 13, 2013
Robert Mueller testified at an FBI oversight hearing. Among the topics he addressed were the Boston Marathon bombings, the disclosure of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance programs by ...
4,234Jun 6, 2013
IRS Conference Spending, Panel 1
Witnesses testified on an Treasury Department inspector general’s report on more than $4 million Internal Revenue Service spending on an August 2010 conference hosted by the Small Business and ...
14,601Jun 6, 2013
Representative Trey Gowdy on Investigation of the IRS
Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) discussed whether he thinks Attorney General Eric Holder should resign in the wake of recent scandals, and other issues, including immigration reform efforts in ...
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