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The Huffington Post
Strict Gun Control Measure Under Fire
A group of Connecticut organizations that support gun rights, pistol permit holders and gun sellers has filed a lawsuit in federal court against Gov.
Wed May 22, 2013
Opening Act: Midlife Crisis
People pose for photographs next to the plaque outside the Capitol Hill offices of former Rep.
Who else took the 5th? Baseball star, banker, more The baseball star...
In this Dec. 18, 1986 file photo, Oliver North is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington prior to testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
Media Matters for America
The New Beltway Fantasy: Appointing IRS Special Counsel Would End GOP Obstructionism
New York Times columnist Bill Keller thinks President Obama should appoint failed Whitewater sleuth Kenneth Starr to investigate the Internal Revenue Service's improper scrutiny of conservative groups.
Reid appears to back away from 'nuclear option' on filibusters
With one of President Barack Obama's key nominees on the verge of being confirmed by the Senate on Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid appeared to edge away Wednesday from an idea that some Democrats are calling for: enacting a change in Senate rules to stop filibusters which delay votes on Obama appointees.
Abuse Of Government Power - The IRS Targets Political Groups
Just to show my age and my fascination with history the recent flap over the IRS targeting of Tea Party-affiliated groups reminds everyone in my age bracket of the legendary Nixon scandals during the Watergate era.
Congress to Hear Manned Mars Mission Ideas on Tuesday
Scientists will visit Capitol Hill Tuesday to testify before Congress about what it will take to send humans to Mars.
Rooskey student on the way to Washington D.C.
Rooskey student, Shauna Mc Guire has been handpicked as one of thirty students to represent Ireland and Northern Ireland in the USA this summer.
NBC Los Angeles
Apple CEO Defends Untaxed Overseas Profits
Apple CEO Tim Cook testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday about accusations that his company uses overseas subsidiaries to avoid paying taxes in the United States.
Broadcasting & Cable
ABC Moving 'This Week' From Newseum; Al Jazeera Moving In
Guest appearances and Raddatz regular hosting stint will return to ABC bureau; source cites cost of Newseum space and relatively infrequent use According to sources familiar with the situation, ABC will be moving its This Week studio back to the Washington bureau from the Newseum, and Al Jazeera America will be moving into ABC's old digs there.
Tue May 21, 2013
Rand Paul Apologizes to Apple for Being Hassled by the Senate
MAY 21: Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee's Investigations Subcommittee member Sen.
Public Schedule: May 21 - Tuesday
DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013 SECRETARY JOHN KERRY Secretary Kerry is on foreign travel to Muscat, Oman.
The Wichita Eagle
IRS chief and Treasury knew about plan to use planted question to unveil scandal
Acting IRS Commissioner Steve Miller testifies on Capitol Hill at a hearing on Internal Revenue Service targeting conservative groups, May 17, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Sen. Kirk To Support Pritzker Confirmation
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk was non-committal when asked whether he would support Penny Pritzker's bid for Commerce Secretary.
Mon May 20, 2013
Capitol Hill: Obama's Budget Would Save Transpo Trust Fund. If Only It Were Real.
President Obama's transportation budget proposal can give you a contact high if you stand too close.
The Wichita Eagle
Re: Kansas Views on core services, Roberts' pandering, waiting ...
Core services – The current cost-cutting efforts of state government should spur serious conversation about what Gov.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Daily Beast
The Week in Wingnuts
Legalized abortion causes school shootings, Obamacare will lead to conservatives being denied health services, and other wacky assertions from our political leaders.
IRS suppressed Tea Party activities and donations
The WND story reported, "The IRS and the entire Obama administration are under scrutiny after revelations last week that hundreds of conservative organizations suffered undue harassment and intrusion by the IRS after applying for tax-exempt status - and now at least one tea-party leader tells WND the scandal interfered with with his group's ... (more)
The Jersey Journal
Cumberland Regional High School administrator honored for visionary leadership
Cumberland Regional High School Assistant Principal Ralph Aiello, left, is congratulated by Sen.