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3 hrs ago | News Max

Activist: Cummings' Questions 'Eerily Similar' to IRS Probe

Conservative activist Catherine Engelbrecht said the questions Maryland Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings asked her during a hearing in February sounded "eerily similar" to what the Internal Revenue Service asked her after her organization applied for nonprofit status.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Non-Profit, Republican

7 hrs ago | Daily Policy Digest

Ten Agencies Doing One Task

The search for prisoners of war and Americans missing in action is spread across eight agencies within the Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: US News, US Military, Schriever Air Force Base, US Air Force, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, US Senate

12 hrs ago | Free Republic

Admin Wants to Lift Ban on Airline, Nuke Training in U.S. for Libyans

Republicans are protesting the Obama administration's plan to lift a 1983 ban on nuclear and aviation training for Libyan nationals in the U.S., noting that the Department of Homeland Security's reasoning didn't mention the Benghazi attack or the responsible terrorist affiliates at work in the country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Representative Trey Gowdy, Representative Jason Chaffetz

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Daily Caller

Rep. Louie Gohmert: Holder's 'childish and lame' performance at ...

United States Attorney General Eric Holder appears before the House Appropriations Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies subcommittee, on Capitol Hill in Washington April 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Examiner.com

The Danger of Granting Lerner Immunity

The House Oversight & Government Reform Committee has voted to advance a Contempt of Congress charge against Lois Lerner , the former Director of the IRS Exempt Organizations Division.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Prison, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat

The News Tribune

Republican misdirection on tax investigations

One person not celebrating is former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner.

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Related Topix: US News, Tax, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Mother Jones

Why Darrell Issa's New IRS Scandal Accusation Makes No Sense

It's no secret that Reps. Darrell Issa and Elijah Cummings don't get along. Last month, Issa cut off Cummings' microphone at a hearing on the IRS scandal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Elijah Cummings, Democrat, Non-Profit

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Roll Call

D.C. Chief Financial Officer Warns Local Budget Autonomy Law Puts Home Rule at Risk

The District's Chief Financial Officer, an independent official in charge of all the city's financial operations, warned the D.C. Council not to proceed with the local budget autonomy law that went into effect on Jan. 1. D.C.'s chief financial officer is not a fan of the budget autonomy law.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, Ander Crenshaw

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

IRS chief: New rule on the way for tax-exempt groups

The Internal Revenue Service is prepared to rewrite a proposed rule regulating the political activities of nonprofit groups to address complaints from the right and left that it goes too far, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Monday.

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Related Topix: Tax, Non-Profit, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat

SFGate

CA lawmakers target e-cigs

California lawmakers called Monday for the Food and Drug Administration to regulate electronic cigarettes, especially the marketing of the nicotine devices to young people.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Republican, Representative Jackie Speier, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing

The Daily Caller

Lois Lerner sits in her lavish house on $2.4 million property as she awaits possible contempt charge

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner is living the life of a private citizen at her more-than $2.4 million property in Bethesda, Md.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Conservative Political News

New York Daily News

America's perpetual adolescence

The last couple of weeks were spent at Beth Israel Hospital, flat on my back and getting all kinds of tests that led to what is known as an oblation, then finishing my hospital run with a stent inserted in my wrist.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Jackie Speier, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ThinkProgress

Fox News Host Grills Oversight Committee Republican On Fruitless IRS Investigations

Chris Wallace pressed Congressan Charles Boustany on Sunday about the failure of the House Oversight & Government Reform and Ways and Means Committees to find any evidence of high-level corruption in its investigation of improper targeting of Tea Party applicants seeking tax-exempt status.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Tax, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Boustany, Congress, OH, Democrat, Sander Levin

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

The percentage of family doctors supporting the UK Independence Party has surged from 0.3 percent at the last general election to a new high of 7.3 percent, almost double the amount planning to vote Liberal Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Elijah Cummings, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Darrell Issa: Relentless watchdog or over-the-line?

From the plush chairman's seat on the dais in the cavernous hearing room of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Rep. Darrell Issa peered down at Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen and offered a rhetorical pat on the shoulder, followed shortly by a swift verbal kick in the pants.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tax, Barack Obama, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Democrat

NewsBusters.org

MSNBC Sees GOP 'War on Voting,' FNC Viewers 'Dumb...

On the Friday, April 11, PoliticsNation on MSNBC, host Al Sharpton led the show by pushing the liberal mantra that Republicans are in a "war on voting" as he highlighted President Obama's speech earlier that day to Sharpton's own left-wing National Action Network organization on the subject of voting rights.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

ZDNet

Senate passes modified DATA Act, tosses it back to the House

If also passed by the House and signed by the Pres, this bill would give researchers, watchdogs, and data miners more standardized data on US spending to mine and analyze.

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Related Topix: The Data Company, Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rush Holt, Democrat

Farmington Daily Times

Column: Invoking Joe McCarthy

I have here in my hand a list of six people who think Darrell Issa is a fellow traveler of Joseph McCarthy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, John Tierney, Elijah Cummings, John Mica, Opinion

Statesman Journal

Hearing on IRS scandal was a charade

Dave Camp had a secret. The House Ways and Means Committee chairman was ready to send the panel's files on former IRS official Lois Lerner to the Justice Department for a possible prosecution, a handover that could have been accomplished with a simple phone call to the attorney general.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Free Republic

True the Vote president calls Cummings damning emails ‘the...

The explosive discovery by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that its ranking Democratic member coordinated with the IRS to target True the Vote came as no surprise to its founder and president.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Elijah Cummings, Democrat, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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