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DOJ Official Promises They're Looking into Missing Lerner Emails
The Justice Department's No. 2 official told a House subcommittee on Thursday that investigators are expanding their probe into the IRS scandal to include Obama administration claims that it is unable to provide certain email records from a key figure because of a computer crash.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio reflects GOP split on future of Export-Import Bank
The latest skirmish in the protracted power struggle in the Republican Party is being waged over a little-known federal agency created to help U.S. companies sell products abroad.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Justice Department looks into IRS email incident
The Justice Department is investigating missing emails for former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, according to testimony that Deputy Attorney General James Cole prepared for a hearing Thursday.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Plain Dealer
Federal Election Commission needs to investigate suspicious data disappearance: editorial
Lee E. Goodman, the presidential appointee who chairs the Federal Election Commission, needs to probe why his office destroyed evidence that could have led to criminal charges against an employee known as "Obama girl."
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
GOP lawmakers press for special prosecutor in IRS case
Deputy Attorney General James Cole listens while tetsifying on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 17, 2014, before the House Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs subcommittee hearing on how the Justice Department is investigating allegations that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative political groups for extra ... (more)
Wall Street Journal
House Panel Launches Corruption Probe of Export-Import Bank
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has launched a probe into possible corruption at the Export-Import Bank, pressing the agency for details about the recent departure of four employees.
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Republicans criticize handling of IRS inquiry
By RACHEL ZOLL AP Religion Writer A parish food pantry worker who was fired over her marriage to another woman sued the Diocese of Kansas City-St.
Rep. Jordan: Obama 'Flat-Out Wrong' to Use IRS to Squelch Speech
It was "flat-out wrong" for the President Barack Obama's administration to attempt to suppress the right of Americans to speak out against the government by using the IRS to target conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, said Rep. Jim Jordan.
Matt Bai: Boehner's right for the job but wrong for the moment
About five months ago, just after the State of the Union address, I theorized that Barack Obama and John Boehner might still have a chance to do something big together.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Washington Post
Hearing to examine Justice Departmenta s response to IRS targeting
A congressional oversight panel has scheduled a hearing for Thursday to examine the Justice Department's response to the Internal Revenue Service targeting controversy.
FEC Recycled Hard Drive of Attorney Under Investigation for Potentially Illegal Political Activity
During her time at the FEC, however, Sands sent out numerous tweets expressing support for President Obama and other Democrats, opposing Republicans, and even explicitly urging followers to donate to a Democratic candidate.
Boon or boondoggle? Congress to decide fate of Export-Import Bank
The Export-Import Bank of the United States has been a boon for A.J. Rose Manufacturing Company , allowing the Avon-based engine parts manufacturer to export flywheels, pulleys and water pumps to Ford, Chrysler and General Motors plants around the globe.
The Columbus Dispatch
Incumbent Ohio congressmen have big fundraising edge
Ohio is hardly one of the top states in the country for competitive congressional races this year, but that hasn't stopped Ohio lawmakers from amassing millions for their campaign coffers in the lead-up to the November elections.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Daily Caller
Conservative Lawmakers Dismiss Idea Of Impeaching Obama: 'Nobody Wants A President Joe Biden'
"Nobody wants a President Joe Biden," Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador said to laughs during the monthly Conversations with Conservatives press availability on Capitol Hill.
House conservatives disagree with Sarah Palin's call to impeach President Obama
Some of the U.S. House of Representatives most conservative members, including Champaign County Rep. Jim Jordan, on Tuesday dismissed ex-GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin's calls to impeach President Obama and said they back House Speaker John Boehner's efforts to sue Obama for changing aspects of the Affordable Care Act without consent ... (more)
More Lost Emails: FEC Destroyed Hard Drive of Ex-Lerner Employee
In addition to the destruction of former IRS official Lois Lerner's computer hard drive, the Federal Election Commission recycled the hard drive of one of her former employees, adding to the list of emails that have gone missing in relation to the IRS's targeting of conservative groups.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Daily Caller
Lois Lerner's Former FEC Colleague Has Emails Go Missing Too
Former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman looks on as Director of Exempt Organizations for the IRS Lois Lerner delivers an opening statement to a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 22, 2013.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Archives Reminds IRS that Instant Messages Must be Retained
The emergence this week of a failure of the Internal Revenue Service to back up communications sent by employees on its internal instant message program has added new pressure on the tax agency to revamp its information technology procedures.
Lundy, Williams discuss debate formats
State Rep. Matt Lundy, D-Elyria, has challenged Lorain County Commissioner Tom Williams to two debates that would be moderated by journalists and broadcast on local radio stations.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Obama political donor leadingJustice Department's IRS investigation
Two Republican lawmakers and a conservative legal group are crying foul over the Justice Department's selection of a Democratic donor to lead the agency's investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of advocacy groups during the 2010 and 2012 election cycles.