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Monday Mar 3 | Townhall
Last week we were told by House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa that Lois Lerner, former head of tax exempt groups at the IRS, would be recalled to testify this week about the improper targeting of conservative, tea party and patriot groups.
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Monday Mar 3 | Sentencing Law and Policy
The title of this post is the headline of this notable new New York Times article , which includes these excerpts: Shortly after Senator Rand Paul filed suit last month against the Obama administration to stop its electronic dragnet of American phone records, he sat down for lunch with Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in his private dining room ... (more)
New Hampshire had several visits from out-of-state U.S. Congressmen last month. Reps.
Much to the dismay of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the veterinary community in general, a new Fairness to Pet Owners Act has been introduced in Congress.
Frustrated by President Obama 's unwillingness to negotiate and fed up with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for burying hundreds of bills they have passed since winning control of the House in 2010, they are approaching the 2014 elections differently than usual.
A privacy bill introduced by Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz that would keep police from using private citizens' electronic devices against them is getting support from around the country.
After more than two years of waiting, the families of service members killed in the United States' deadliest mission in Afghanistan will finally get to hear Defense Department personnel testify before Congress on Thursday about the operation and the questionable ways the remains of the troops were handled afterward.
Lois Lerner, former director of the IRS Exempt Organizations Division, could be held in contempt of Congress if she continues to refuse to testify before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which is investigating her possible role in targeting conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, Politico reported .
Republicans, who have spent years clamoring for tax reform, were much less enthusiastic Wednesday when faced with a sweeping tax overhaul plan in an election year, reticent to discuss whether the proposal from House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, R-Michigan, should even get a vote.
American Atheists A billboard on Interstate 15 near the 3300 South exit shows a South Jordan family who announce "We're Atheists" in support of the American Atheists' national convention this April in Salt Lake City.
Four Republican congressmen have asked the Government Accountability Office to investigate the U.S. asylum process after a leaked Department of Homeland Security report showed that up to 70 percent of cases contained proven or possible fraud.
A way to attack overspending by the federal government would be to get control of the government's building inventory and the lavish spending on leasing, remodeling and maintenance.