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U.S. lawmakers unhappy with UN response to Haiti cholera epidemic
This world body continues to deny any liability for illness and deaths caused by the 2011 spread of cholera experts say UN peacekeepers brought to Haiti and has yet to respond to a letter from 19 members of the U.S. Congress demanding an acknowledgement of its responsibility.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Clear city's name in IRS scandal
Clear city's name in IRS scandal - Congressman Charles Rangel said, "There's a cancer in Cincinnati."
Expertise Severely Lacking in Congress for Major Tax Overhaul
As lawmakers rewrite the 4,000-page U.S. Internal Revenue Code, the complexities of Congress -- not just the tax code -- may present some of the biggest hurdles.
New York Daily News
Weiner, Thompson and black voters
So far, the spectacle that is Anthony Weiner 's return to political life has been analyzed and chronicled to an extent normally reserved for presidential candidates - or Kardashians.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Pro-life group bullied by IRS, tells of hardship at congressional hearing
A pro-life advocate from Iowa testified Tuesday before the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee about what she described as blatant and offensive harassment by the Internal Revenue Service .
ROTUNDA: 'What did he know, and when did he know it?'
For President Obama, this is the summer of his discontent. Rep. Charles B. Rangel, New York Democrat, a reliable supporter of the president, has had enough.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Boots on the Ground: Rep. Rangel Flips Boots the Bird
Rep. Charlie Rangel has endured his fair share of scandal, which can make for uncomfortable encounters in public when perfect strangers like video journalist Joey Boots start heckling him.
IRS Scandal: McDermott Blames the Victims
Rep. Jim McDermott offered a bizarre defense of the IRS's behavior at a House Ways and Means hearing on Tuesday morning, amounting to an attack on the Tea Party and conservative organizations present as potential money-launderers seeking a tax break from the government, not the exercise of their basic rights.
Tea Party groups emotionally describe harassment b...
Tea Party and other conservative groups delivered an emotional plea for Washington to rein in government overreach on Tuesday as they told lawmakers about how the Internal Revenue Service targeted them with relentless paperwork and intrusive questions when they sought tax-exempt status.
IRS Commissioner AidedTax Cheat Congressman
And the Liberal Dog Whistle Blows. Congressman Charles Rangel of New York. Ex-IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
New York Post
Conservative Party backs Lhota for mayor
Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota picked up the Conservative Party nod yesterday, despite splitting with the group on social issues - including same-sex marriage and legalizing marijuana.
Let ATF do its job on gun laws
In the current debate about guns in America, one point most everyone agrees on is the United States should enforce existing gun laws.
WNYC-AM New York
With Newcomers Scarce, Thompson Backed by Black Political Establishment
Democratic mayoral candidate Bill Thompson got a nod from two powerful members of the city's African American political establishment on Monday - but absent from the event were members of the newer generation of leadership.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Our View: Hiring of two Bonners is a strange coincidence
Alabama's Fifth District Congressman, Republican Jo Bonner from Mobile, raised eyebrows across the nation two weeks ago when he announced plans to quit Congress in August to take a newly created job in the University of Alabama system.
Sat May 25, 2013
The Paramus Post
Bipartisan Coalition Introduces Hurricane Sandy Tax Relief
WASHINGTON In order to provide additional assistance to families and businesses struggling to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, U.S. Rep.
Fri May 24, 2013
Anthony Weiner candidacy for NYC mayor draws skepticism
Former Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner has taken quite a beating since announcing his candidacy for New York City mayor this week.
Thu May 23, 2013
Thompson Aims to Increase Veteran Health Care Access Through New Telemedicine Legislation
Washington, D.C .- U.S. Representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson and Charles B. Rangel have introduced H.R. 2001, the Veterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2013 , or VETS Act, a bipartisan bill aimed at increasing veterans' access to care and expanding the use of telemedicine at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs .
Asbury Park Press
Tax relief proposed for victims of Hurricane Sandy
A bipartisan group of House members from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut said Thursday they will revive an effort to enact temporary tax relief for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Report: GOP's Jo Bonner to resign from Congress
Republican Rep. Jo Bonner will resign from Congress to take a top job at the University of Alabama, the Birmingham News is reporting.
Wed May 22, 2013
MILLER: Anthony Weiner is a twit who treats women like dirt
Anthony Weiner thinks his brief absence from elected office means the public will forget his disrespect and disdain for women.