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Washington Post: Darrell Issa, subpoena machine; Santorum’s Nazi preoccupation; and GOP donors have their say (read-this roundup)


-By Emily Heil

February 22, 2012- Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is a subpoena machine. The Chairman of the House Oversight and Investigations Committee “has held hundreds of hearings, made more than 700 requests for information and issued almost two dozen subpoenas,” our colleague Ed O’Keefe reports.

But... surprise, surprise, not everyone’s thrilled with all that bothersome probing. “Administration officials provided a list of dozens of oversight panel requests that appear to have fallen flat,” O’Keefe reports, and some say there’s more show than substance at play in the committee’s work.

Elsewhere, our colleague Dana Milbank discovers that former senator Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) sees Nazis around every corner.

And President Obama might not want to quit his day job, but he acquitted himself pretty well when he crooned along with blues legends Buddy Guy and B.B. King at a White House concert Tuesday night, singing a few lines of “Sweet Home Chicago.”

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