Silencing the Truth at the IRS
Rude and bullying, Rep. Darrell Issa silenced the microphone of Rep. Elijah Cummings during a congressional hearing into the IRSA targeting of tea party groups.
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
Snarchitect Draws Political Battle Lines Across NoVa
As the last few decades have taught us, Northern Virginia's influence in the politisphere - fueled largely by a constant influx of upwardly mobile workers, swelling affluence and issues-minded electorate - remains on the rise.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
HOH: Connolly Invites Pols to One-Man Show on Breast Cancer
Sam Simon is bringing his one-man show about coming to grips with potentially losing a loved one to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, a tumultuous journey he's honored to share with lawmakers thanks to fellow theater buff Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, D-Va.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
New York Post
Christine O'Donnell: I was a victim of the IRS
It's since come out, after a halting and unenthusiastic investigation, that a Delaware Department of Revenue employee named David Smith accessed my records that day at approximately 2 p.m. - out of curiosity, he says.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Washington Post
Silver Line rail project apparently set to receive $1.9 billion in federal loans
The Silver Line appears on track to receive more than $1 billion in federal loans to help fund the second phase of the rail project that will include a stop at Washington Dulles International Airport, officials announced Friday.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Cameras in the Courtroom Push Hits D.C. Cable TV
An alliance of media and legal organizations is calling on Supreme Court justices to allow cameras to televise oral arguments.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Pressure on police sought for federal background check help
Administration officials said Tuesday that they would welcome steps to force local police departments to cooperate with federal background investigations, saying it could help spot red flags that should prevent some people from getting approved for "secret" or "top secret" access.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Democrats: Inspector's Audit on IRS 'Fundamentally Flawed'
Two Democratic lawmakers want an investigation into a federal auditor who accused the Internal Revenue Service of gross mismanagement and targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny, saying that the inspector general's audit was flawed.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
The Washington Post
Democrats call for investigation of IRS watchdog
Two House Democrats on Thursday called for an investigation of a federal auditor who accused the Internal Revenue Service of gross mismanagement and targeting advocacy groups for extra scrutiny based on their names and policy positions.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Congressman Tried to Shut Down a Tea Party Leader at Thursday’s Hearing
'After nearly 20 years of being in business,' Engelbrecht, said during the hearing, 'and no agency coming to visit with us, the succession of agencies that have now come to us - for all manner of things - begs the question.'
Thu Feb 06, 2014
GOP and Dem Reps Clash over Whether 'Coincidence' Multiple Agencies Targeted a Republican
A congressional hearing into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups became heated on Thursday when a Republican and a Democratic House member blew up over whether one conservative being targeted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, The Federal Bureau ... (more)