House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) issued his first subpoenas of the Obama administration earlier this week.
The Postal Service also temporarily suspended acceptance of Global Express Guaranteed deliveries Thursday.
The Obama administration is doling out millions in new reconstruction grants and deploying top officials as the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina nears.
In their first joint appearance of the Obama administration, First Lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush will commemorate the 9th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at a memorial service in Shanksville, Pa., where United Flight 93 crashed, the White House said today.
Wonder why no one's Washington this month? Because they're all playing hooky at the fair.
White House Counsel Robert Bauer will assume responsibilities for lobbying, transparency, government reform and a host of other government operations issues once White House ethics adviser Norman Eisen departs for his new role as ambassador to the Czech Republic, senior administration officials confirmed Friday.