They defeat a resolution to investigate the Speaker and insist that the CIA is not above criticism.
The inspector general finds too few watchdogs keeping an eye on how US reconstruction funds are spent.
The Democratic lawmaker is under fire over her knowledge of harsh interrogation measures. What did she know and when did she know it?
Success of the 9/11 commission means lawmakers often punt toughest investigations to independent bodies – despite some internal resistance.
Lawmakers have been getting an earful from disgruntled consumers.