Posts Tagged ‘Darrell Issa’

Where’s Eleanor?

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, a California Republican who heads the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, made local news this week by introducing legislation that would grant the District budget autonomy (except on abortion spending).
It’s not every day that Republicans suggest ceding some power to the District, and Issa’s proposal is, despite the abortion [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Total Budget Control, Except For That One Thing Edition

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D.C. Ethics, Then and Now

Good morning sweet readers! Baby germs: just as potent as man germs. News time:
Freedom to [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Potential Conflict Edition

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Error in the House (Report)

Local Lotto Partner Doesn't Sound Very Local

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Potential Conflict: Is it a potential conflict of interest [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Sweet Vindication Edition

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Gray, Graham, Evans Ordered to Testify
Issa Wants D.C. to Perform Background Checks
Evans' Firm Involved in Convention Center Hotel Deal After All

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Rep. Issa: Background Checks for D.C. Gov Political Appointees

Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, is proposing new legislation that would require political appointees in District government to undergo criminal background checks.
"This bill will help prevent past failures by ensuring that District of Columbia leaders are held accountable for conducting and reviewing the results of [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Will Sulaimon Be There Edition

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It's Not That I Don't Trust You...
Mayor Catches Break On Capitol Hill

Good morning sweet readers! It's Friday, and it's rainy. LL gives you permission to call [...]

Loose Lips Daily: D.C. Budget Theatrics Up on the Hill Edition

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Mary Cheh, Trickle-Down Economist?

Good morning Washington. Your normal LL, Alan Suderman, is back from vacation, but on Capitol Hill this morning. Today is a [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Sinclair Skinner, the WaPo’s Credibility Killa? Edition

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Lloyd Jordan Reacts to 1999 Story About Lloyd Jordan

Gray Aide and Nominee Has Car Controversy of His Own

Good morning sweet readers! LL had no idea people [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Issa’s Coming Edition

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House Oversight Committee Does Gray a Big Favor

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House Oversight Committee Does Gray a Big Favor

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said today that his committee has launched a "full investigation" into allegations made by the District's favorite 209-vote getting mayoral candidate, Sulaimon Brown, that Mayor Vince Gray's campaign illegally gave him money and promised him a city job.
Issa, a Republican from California, said in a statement that he'd instructed [...]

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