Saturday Jun 15
The Plain Dealer
Rep. Bob Gibbs gets reacquainted with Northeast Ohio roots as area congressman
Bob Gibbs is a hands-on guy who enjoys the tangible achievements of hard work, like rewiring light fixtures, installing plumbing and rehabbing a three-unit apartment building by himself.
Saturday Jun 15
Video: Sen. Alexander: Dems want "national school board"
In the weekly Republican address, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said, "The U.S. Department of Education has become so congested with federal mandates that it has actually become, in effect, a national school board," pushing for more local control and state-level flexibility on education reforms.
Saturday Jun 15
Republicans see long slog ahead for IRS probes
House Republicans are resigned to the fact that the investigation into the IRS's targeting of conservative groups has gone underground.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
FBI honcho clueless, mosques still off limits in Obama data sweep
In the latest scandal to rock the Obama White House, the Director of the FBI doesn't even know the basics of the investigation into the IRS targeting centrist and right-of-center grass roots organizations, and to make matters worse, amid the allegations that Obama's Department of Justice has illegally seized upwards of 100 million telephone and ... (more)
AP's Yost Ignores Mueller's String of Ignorant IRS Scandal...
Not that it absolves them from blame, but one contributor to the Big Three establishment TV networks' utter failure to report on or keep up with developments in the IRS targeting scandal -- failures which have been noted by Geoffrey Dickens at NewsBusters , as well as by the Media Research Center's Brent Bozell on Sean Hannity's TV show last night ... (more)
Video: Obama: Being a father "the best job I've got"
Being a father is "the best job I've got, and I know that all the fathers here feel the same way," said President Obama Friday during a Father's Day luncheon at the White House.
FBI director in the dark about IRS probe, defends surveillance programs
The country's top investigator seemed to be in the dark Thursday when pressed to provide details of the IRS investigation into the tax agency's targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Outrageous! FBI Has Not Contacted a Single Tea Party Group in IRS Investigation
Earlier Thursday Rep. Jim Jordan confronted FBI Director Robert Mueller on the agency's investigation of the IRS.
Video: Faith & Freedom lobbies against same-sex marriage on Capitol Hill
Conservative activist and former Cincinnati Mayor Ken Blackwell - the Ohio delegate among 500 "lobbyists" from the Faith and Freedom Coalition's annual conference in Washington - found an ally Thursday in Rep. Steve Chabot, R-Ohio, who said a constitutional amendment is the next best step if the Supreme Court next week overturns the Defense of ... (more)
Video: "Strong messages" from possible 2016 contenders Rubio and Paul, Reed says
Faith and Freedom Coalition Founder Ralph Reed told CBS News his annual conference is a good way for possible presidential candidates - like Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Rand Paul, R-Ky.
Video: Chris Christie has "big fans" among religious conservatives, Ralph Reed says
Faith and Freedom Coalition Founder Ralph Reed told CBS News that though Chris Christie couldn't make the group's annual conference due to scheduling conflicts, the moderate New Jersey governor demonstrates what religious conservatives value.
GOP Rep. Grills FBI Director Who Apparently Knows Astonishingly Little About IRS Investigation
Rep. Jim Jordan on Thursday grilled a seemingly uninformed FBI Director Robert Mueller on the IRS scandal.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Washington Post
Rep. Camp says IRS targeting didn't start in Ohio
"We know it didn't originate in Cincinnati," Camp said, according to an article in the Hill newspaper .
Sun Jun 09, 2013
GOP demands 'decisive action' from new IRS chief - and soon
Republicans are warning the new IRS chief that his honeymoon will be short unless he does more to clean up the agency and explain how and why the targeting of conservative groups began.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Acting IRS Commissioner: I'd 'Absolutely' Encourage Lois Lerner to Testify
Acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday that he would encourage Lois Lerner to testify before the Committee.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
GOP lawmakers: Renewable fuel rule hurting economy
Republican members of Congress took aim at an environmental regulation requiring that gasoline be mixed with biofuel, claiming it kills jobs and is hurting American families.
EPA wary U.S. ethanol market could hit limits in 2014
The Environmental Protection Agency is monitoring the U.S. ethanol market to see if refiners will be able to comply with a mandated increase in targets for biofuel use in 2014, an EPA official told lawmakers on Wednesday.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
The Washington Post
The a shoot firsta party
A third House committee joined the stampede to examine the IRS on Monday, and its chairman did exactly what you would expect somebody to do before launching a fair and impartial investigation: He went on Fox News Channel and implicated the White House.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
The Daily Caller
Five questions for the IRS
Former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman has some explaining to do. An outcry from Shulman's former bosses, the American taxpayers, should shame him into honestly answering five simple questions about his role in the most threatening scandal engulfing the Obama administration today.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
The Huffington Post
Top Republican Questions Obama 'Culture Of Hostility Toward Conservative Groups'
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus slammed President Barack Obama over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups in the lead-up to the 2012 election, alleging Obama played a role in the incident.