House approves Keystone bill, as court ruling delivers win to pipeline backers 1/9/2015

The House easily passed a bill on Friday authorizing construction of the Keystone pipeline, just hours after Nebraska’s highest court tossed a lawsuit challenging the route — increasing pressure on President Obama to approve the long-delayed project.

The House approved the bill on a 266-153 vote, with 28 Democrats joining majority Republicans in […]

Obama Will Be Furious With Admin Officials Who Just Let This New Scandal Slip To The Public

Committee chairman Fred Upton did just that, asserting that “now we know that when was crashing…”

B. Christopher Agee Western Journalism 8/18/2014

According to recent reports, an email sent just after the rollout of ObamaCare enrollment website shows that at least one administration official did not want to leave a record of communication […]

What happened during yesterday’s primaries? Here’s a full recap

Erica Ritz The Blaze 8/8/2012

On Tuesday, voters in Missouri, Michigan, Washington and Kansas chose their candidates for the House and Senate.

Before the races, Politico identified a number of issues to watch out for, including: the continued power of Palin’s endorsements, whether Detroit could soon be without “black representation,” what will happen to Rep. […]

House Republicans extend Solyndra probe to Defense Department

Andrew Restuccia The Hill’s E2-Wire 1/28/2012

House Republicans are investigating whether the Defense Department considered giving Solyndra government contracts in 2010 as the solar company faced major financial problems.

Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee wrote Thursday to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta requesting all internal Solyndra-related documents.

It’s the latest development in the […]

White House counsel says GOP’s subpoena is ‘unprecedented’

Andrew Restuccia E2-Wire The Hill 11/4/2011

The White House blasted House Republicans Friday for subpoenaing internal documents related to the $535 million Solyndra loan guarantee, calling the move “unprecedented and unnecessary.”

White House counsel Kathryn Ruemmler said the subpoena is an effort by Republicans to score political points in their ongoing investigation into the loan […]

Investigators Probe White House Role in Massive Energy Loan

[Republicans in Congress] expressed concern that so much federal money was headed to a company whose key investor was George Kaiser, an Oklahoma billionaire who raised more than $50,000 for Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.

President Barack Obama during a tour of the Solyndra solar panel company May 26, 2010 in Fremont, […]