Josh Pruyn, a former recruiter for the for-profit online Westwood College, told senators during a pivotal hearing in 2010 about high-pressure sales tactics he said his former employer used to entice potential students to enroll.
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Jonathan Strong, 27, is a reporter for the Daily Caller covering Congress. Previously, he was a reporter for Inside EPA where he wrote about environmental regulation in great detail, and before that a staffer for Rep. Dan Lungren (R-CA). Strong graduated from Wheaton College (IL) with a degree in political science in 2006. He is a huge fan of and season ticket holder to the Washington Capitals hockey team. Strong and his wife reside in Arlington.
The Republican conference erupted in anger Wednesday over how a conservative faction is undermining Speaker John Boehner's debt ceiling plan.
Top aides to Iowa Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin collaborated with a special interest group and a law firm with a financial stake in the matter to edit the written and oral testimony of a witness at a key investigative hearing last year, documents obtained by The Daily Caller show.
A top aide to Iowa Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin supplied an answer last year to a thorny question a friendly witness would face the next day at a pivotal hearing on for-profit colleges, raising questions of witness tampering, an email obtained by The Daily Caller shows.
Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann released a letter Wednesday from the House Attending Physician's office, confirming that Bachmann suffers “infrequently” from migraines “with aura,” and that she can control them “well” with the use of sumatriptan and odansetron, two “commonly used therapies” to treat the chronic headaches.
In late July 2010, Rep. Michele Bachmann's then-communications director, Dave Dziok, told his boss that he planned to take a new job with the public relations firm Edelman.
House Appropriations Committee slaps GAO, racing ahead of Issa on investigation into error-ridden report
The House Appropriations Committee is demanding the Government Accountability Office explain how its internal reforms will prevent mistakes like those in an error-ridden report on the for-profit college sector that stained the investigative agency's reputation last year, forcing a reorganization of its undercover sting unit.
Questioned by a New Hampshire voter Monday about the government's $700 billion bailout for Wall Street, President Barack Obama's former Chinese Ambassador Jon Huntsman dodged the question in a style much like that of former President Bill Clinton.
It's a congressional hearing that's notable for what it's not addressing.
Libyan strong man Moammar Gaddafi appears ready to negotiate an exit from power. Why is President Obama ignoring the signs?
Republicans are blasting California Democrat Rep. Laura Richardson and House Democrats over a damning new ethics complaint by watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) that appears to show California Democrat Rep. Laura Richardson and her staff clearly violating congressional ethics rules and potentially federal law.
A spokesman for California Democrat Rep. Laura Richardson is responding to a damning new ethics complaint by watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) but failing to actually deny the allegations.
New documents disclosed in a complaint from the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) appear to show California Democrat Rep. Laura Richardson and her staff clearly violating congressional ethics rules and potentially federal law.
Top Democrats in New Hampshire and Massachusetts are ripping former Gov. Mitt Romney's record on job creation, pointing to a series of disquieting statistics about the Massachusetts economy while Romney was at that state's helm.
President Barack Obama says that winners of a contest for donors to have dinner with him will also get to dine with Vice President Joe Biden.
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is warning the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives (ATF) not to retaliate against whistleblowers who contradicted initial blanket denials by the Justice Department over “Operation Fast and Furious” in testimony to Congress.
Top GOP oversight official Rep. Darrell Issa of California is quietly planning a hearing on a scandal-ridden new regulation just finalized by the Education Department, according to a June 13 letter he sent to New York Democrat Rep. Edolphus Towns.