Darrell Issa and Trey Gowdy

With Gowdy retirement, the Benghazi Boys are officially leaving Congress

Three Benghazi investigators won't seek reelection this year.

On Feb 1, 2018 by David Covucci

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Darrell Issa to leave Congress after term ends

The Republican exodus continues.

On Jan 10, 2018 by David Covucci

Ads thanking Republicans for AHCA NCAA tournament NBA

Watch these ads that thank Republicans for repealing Obamacare hours after the exact opposite happened

The ads are still up on YouTube.

On Mar 25, 2017 by Josh Katzowitz

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The sad state of FOIA: How the U.S. fails at transparency

Sunlight can't be the best disinfectant if the government is a black box.

On Jun 4, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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Richest man in Congress says poor Americans are the ‘envy of the world’

Oh, really?

On May 8, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Congressman tricked into retweeting photos of Nazis and war criminals

This did not go as planned. 

On Nov 8, 2014 by Kevin Collier

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How the DATA Act passed—and why you should care

The most substantial government transparency reform in 50 years almost didn't happen.

On May 14, 2014 by [email protected]

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A guide to the politics of net neutrality

Let’s get ready to rumble—legislatively, that is.

On May 13, 2014 by Aaron Sankin

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An EPA employee downloaded 7,000 porn files on his work computer

Don't download porn at the office. As if we needed to tell you that was a bad idea.

On May 9, 2014 by EJ Dickson

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DATA Act passes House, heads to Obama’s desk

Federal spending is about to get a lot more transparent.

On Apr 29, 2014 by Rob Price

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Rival congressmen go at it during committee hearing

Even Congress is tired of it.

On Mar 6, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski

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Is it safe to say the Healthcare.gov redesign is a success?

Not everyone was a satisfied customer, however.

On Dec 4, 2013 by Kevin Collier

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Healthcare.gov’s failings haven’t hurt Obamacare’s approval ratings

Despite Republican rhetoric, Healthcare.gov's rocky beginings haven't changed the public's mind about the controversial Affordable Care Act.

On Nov 7, 2013 by Joe Kloc

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Healthcare.gov is an easy target for hackers, experts say

An easily exploitable security flaw in the Healthcare.gov code gives hackers access to Americans' personal information.

On Oct 24, 2013 by Joe Kloc

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GOP congressman resorts to cat memes in Obamacare fight

Would you still like the Affordable Healthcare Act if you learned that Grumpy Cat has had issues with it?

On Oct 23, 2013 by Kevin Collier