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The Hill | Oct 29, 2016

What we know about the FBI’s new email review

FBI Director James Comey rocked the presidential race Friday by announcing the existence of new emails relating to Hillary Clinton’s private email server.

The Atlantic | Oct 28, 2016

The FBI Investigates More Emails Related to Clinton

Director James Comey tells lawmakers that the bureau has uncovered more emails and is reviewing them “to determine if they contain classified information.”

Washington Post | Oct 28, 2016

Chaffetz asks deputy FBI director for documents about wife’s political ties to Clinton

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), who told The Washington Post this week that Hillary Clinton would face “years” of potential probes if she won the presidency, has asked FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to provide documents about his wife's 2015 campaign for Senate — a campaign that received financial support from Virginia ...

CBS News | Oct 25, 2016

Probe launched into Guard’s attempt to reclaim Calif. soldiers’ bonuses

The House Oversight Committee said Tuesday it has launched an investigation into the California Guard’s attempt to reclaim the re-enlistment bonuses.

Washington Times | Oct 25, 2016

Pentagon, Congress open separate inquiries into National Guard combat-pay fiasco

The Defense Department is launching a inquiry into a department-led effort to recoup reenlistment bonus money awarded to National Guardsmen deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, a decision that touched off a firestorm of controversy in Washington and across the country.

Circa | Oct 23, 2016

House lawmakers told the GSA to stop selling recalled

Following the launch of a House Oversight Committee investigation, a group of House lawmakers is calling on the General Services Administration to stop selling cars with open recalls.

USA Today | Oct 23, 2016

Hundreds of Secret Service agents maxed out on overtime

At least 1,000 U.S. Secret Service agents, about a third of the agent workforce, already have maxed out annual overtime and salary allowances, a consequence of the contentious political season's unprecedented demands and the agency’s primary mission to secure the White House and its current occupants, according to agency records.

The Hill | Oct 21, 2016

House panel tells fed agency to stop selling recalled cars

Top lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee are calling on the General Services Administration (GSA) to stop selling recalled cars to the public.

Government Executive | Oct 20, 2016

Committee Seeks Investigation Into OPM’s Slower Retirement Claims Processing

A bipartisan group of lawmakers with oversight of the federal workforce has tasked government auditors with investigating whether the retirement process is operating as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Federal News Radio | Oct 20, 2016

4 agencies made a lot of mistakes processing retirement claims last month

A handful of agencies are making more mistakes than others as they prepare their employees’ retirement applications and send them to the Office of Personnel Management for processing, and that’s raising a few questions from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.