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The Washington Post | Oct 30, 2015

The Republican campaign to impeach the IRS commissioner: What comes next

Three days after a GOP leader in Congress introduced four articles of impeachment against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, the next move on whether to remove him from his job is now up to the House Judiciary Committee.

The Washington Post | Oct 30, 2015

Congress probing how massive surveillance blimp went rogue

The powerful leaders of the House Oversight Committee on Thursday fired off letters to the secretaries of Defense and Transportation seeking information about the runaway blimp that wreaked havoc when it became untethered and floated north for about 140 miles.

The Hill | Oct 30, 2015

Oversight leaders want answers on runaway blimp

The chairman and ranking member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform want proof the Army blimp that broke free from its mooring this week is worth the money spent on it.

Nextgov | Oct 29, 2015

Congress to Review FITARA Scorecards Next Week

Several agency chief information officers are expected to testify next week before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to discuss how their agencies are implementing sweeping federal IT reform legislation passed by Congress last year.

FCW | Oct 28, 2015

Nontechnical problems doomed joint VA/DOD health record, top official says

Lawmakers from both parties can be relied on to express indignation and exasperation when it comes to the inability of the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs to share health data.

The Washington Examiner | Oct 28, 2015

Impeachment for embattled IRS head moves forward

A Republican-led resolution to impeach the IRS commissioner will now head to the House Judiciary Committee, following a process that has not been used since 1876.

Associated Press | Oct 27, 2015

House committee chairman moves to impeach IRS chief

The Republican chairman of a powerful House committee moved Tuesday to impeach the head of the Internal Revenue Service, saying he violated the public trust and obstructed congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative groups.

Wall Street Journal | Oct 27, 2015

Republicans Want to Impeach IRS Commissioner Koskinen

The controversy over the Internal Revenue Service’s treatment of tea-party groups is fading in Washington. But for some House Republicans, it is still heating up.

Politico | Oct 27, 2015

VA gets interoperability hearing

There is quite a bit of exchange going on, but there are also lots of problems and a great deal of impatience in Congress. Rep. Mike Coffman, chairman of the Veterans Affairs subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations, seems to think the VA should consider following the DoD's example and getting a commercial EHR.

Politico | Oct 23, 2015

Congressional GOP: Decision not to prosecute Lerner won’t deter probes

Republicans said Friday they had no intention of abandoning their scrutiny of the IRS' treatment of political nonprofits despite the Justice Department's decision not to prosecute former agency official Lois Lerner or other IRS officials over the controversy.