Hacking attempt draws congressional investigation of FEC

By Dave Levinthal

Reps. from both parties seek answers about security meltdowns and operational woes at Federal Election Commission.

Excerpts from this story referencing "information technology":

"… port. The report revealed that Chinese hackers crashed the FEC's computer information technology systems in October just as the federal government shut down, and that the …"

Darrell Issa's tangled business and congressional interests

By Jeremy Borden

Do Darrell Issa's personal and congressional interests intersect?

House, Senate banking panels led by chairmen with modest personal wealth

By Julie Vorman

Annual disclosures reveal stocks, bonds, land, other assets held by Congress members

Excerpts from this story referencing "bank":

"… but the chairmen of the powerful House and Senate committees that regulate banking and Wall Street aren’t among them, according to both lawmakers’ ann …"

"… with Congressional Federal Credit Union, Fidelity Investments and Regions bank, each less than $1,000.Major sources of unearned income: Earnings on credi …"

IMPACT: Issa threatens ATF with contempt for withholding documents in gun probe

By David Heath

Issa threatens ATF with contempt for not producing documents

Issa oversight committee staffs up with industry insiders

By Brooke Williams and Matt Pearce

As chairman of one of the most powerful committees in Congress, Republican Darrell Issa has built a team that includes staff members with cl

Excerpts from this story referencing "Environmental Protection Agency":

"… ulations. A preliminary report this month, for example, focused largely on Environmental Protection Agency standards and relied heavily on input from industry associations. Other st …"

"… energy and manufacturing interests. The companies lobbied significantly on Environmental Protection Agency regulations — which oversight committee staffers scrutinized in a recent …"

Darrell Issa — Oversight and Government Reform Committee

By Josh Israel

Officials from the Obama administration will likely be frequent visitors to this panel once Darrell Issa takes the gavel....

Excerpts from this story referencing "Barbara Boxer":

"… ouse, Issa unsuccessfully sought the GOP Senate nomination to take on Sen. Barbara Boxer in 1998. As a sophomore congressman, he spent more than $1.7 million to ba …"

Top lawmaker urges Obama to fill gov’t watchdog jobs

By John Solomon

The top Republican on the House’s main investigative committee today pressed President Barack Obama to fill the dozen or so vacant watchdog