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Associated Press | Sep 30, 2015

Investigation: Secret Service tried to discredit lawmaker

Scores of U.S. Secret Service employees improperly accessed the decade-old, unsuccessful job application of a congressman who was investigating scandals inside the agency, a new government report said Wednesday.

Fox News | Sep 30, 2015

Secret Service tried to discredit GOP rep. who was investigating agency scandals, report says

Dozens of U.S. Secret Service employees improperly accessed a decade-old, unsuccessful job application of the chairman of the House oversight committee who was investigating scandals inside the agency, a new government report said Wednesday.

New York Times | Sep 29, 2015

Planned Parenthood’s Leader Pushes Back Against G.O.P. Critics

The embattled president of Planned Parenthood on Tuesday forcefully disputed what she called “outrageous accusations” by Republicans that her organization profits from the sale of fetal tissue, telling Congress that the charges were “offensive and categorically untrue.”

Fox News | Sep 29, 2015

Planned Parenthood boss clashes with lawmakers over taxpayer $$, videos

The head of Planned Parenthood defended herself and her organization Tuesday against intense scrutiny on Capitol Hill, where congressional lawmakers used a committee hearing to question her about her salary, the organization's spending and where federal funding to the organization goes.

Associated Press | Sep 29, 2015

Planned Parenthood makes first Hill appearance since videos

In Planned Parenthood’s first congressional appearance since being embarrassed by surreptitiously recorded videos, the organization’s president said she is “proud” of its provision of fetal tissue for research but also sought to minimize the organ donations as a small part of its work.

Fox News | Sep 29, 2015

Chairman Chaffetz Previews Planned Parenthood Hearing with Fox and Friends

Rep. Jason Chaffetz appears on Fox and Friends to discuss the Oversight Committee’s hearing on Planned Parenthood.

Associated Press | Sep 29, 2015

House chair: Planned Parenthood doesn’t need federal money

In Planned Parenthood's first congressional appearance since being embarrassed by surreptitiously recorded videos, a House committee chairman insisted Tuesday that the organization does not need federal money and spends much of it on political activities.

US News and World Report | Sep 29, 2015

Planned Parenthood Head Hit for Six-Figure Salary

Whether the woman's health organization profits from fetal tissue research took a back seat during a hearing on Capitol Hill.

The Washington Post | Sep 27, 2015

Boehner: There will be no government shutdown; select committee will probe Planned Parenthood

In his first major interview since announcing his pending resignation, House Speaker John A. Boehner vowed Sunday that there will be no government shutdown at the end of the month — adding that he will impanel a select committee to investigate Planned Parenthood after "undercover" videos renewed outrage among ...

USA Today | Sep 27, 2015

DEA agents kept jobs despite serious misconduct

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has allowed its employees to stay on the job despite internal investigations that found they had distributed drugs, lied to the authorities or committed other serious misconduct, newly disclosed records show.