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3 hrs ago | Switched

Gardner bill "strikes at the heart of Roe v. Wade"

Senatorial candidate Cory Gardner's spokespeople are saying that a federal personhood bill cosponsored by Garder and called the Life at Conception Act , is not really a proposed personhood law because it " simply states that life begins at conception " and would not actually outlaw abortion or contraception, as a real personhood law would do.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Charles Boustany, US News

7 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

Area Lobbyist: Why Do Republicans Want To Kill My Job?

John Feehery's piece here on the dangers of rising Republican skepticism for big business is an amusing read , not just because I'm pretty sure nearly every sentence of it can be debunked in whole or in part.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Toledo Blade

Area lawmakers fill large war chests

Heading into the fall campaign season, members of Congress from northwest Ohio have large campaign war chests compared with their opponents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marcy Kaptur, Democrat, Ohio, Eric Cantor, Representative Tim Walberg

News Herald

Congress could close agency that boosts Ohioa

Congress could close agency that boosts Ohio exporters Crown Battery one of 253 in Ohio that have sought the Export-Import Bank's help Check out this story on portclintonnewsherald.com: http://ohne.ws/1rJy57e Two Crown Battery employees work on a large industrial sized battery.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Sherrod Brown, Democrat

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative James Lankford

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Switched

Special Counsel Clears White House Political Office Of Wrongdoing

The White House's political office did not engage in illegal partisan activity, a federal oversight agency said following a congressional hearing to probe whether taxpayer money has been used by the Obama administration for political purposes.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Trent Franks, Representative Blake Farenthold, Representative Cynthia Lummis

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ITworld

US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say

The SSA may have also tried to temporarily keep a damaging report on the project secret, a House committee alleges The U.S. Social Security Administration has spent nearly US$300 million on a software system for processing disability claims that still isn't finished and has delivered limited useful functionality, according to an independent report ... (more)

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Darrell Issa

Cybercast News Service

Jordan to IRS Commissioner: 'You Caused the Subpoena'

Rep. Jim Jordan on Wednesday took IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to task before a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee for blaming Congress for causing employee anxiety by issuing subpoenas, especially in the case of IRS Deputy Associate Chief Counsel Thomas Kane.

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

The Columbus Dispatch

Two Ohio Republicans targeted in Sierra Club ads

The Sierra Club is targeting two Ohio lawmakers with ads urging Congress to renew tax credits for renewable energy sources.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Rep. Jordan to IRS on Lost Emails: ‘You Guys Were Never...

Chairman Jim Jordan on Wednesday called out the IRS on holding back information regarding lost emails from former IRS official Lois Lerner, telling the IRS Commissioner John Koskinen at a House Subcommittee for Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs on Capitol Hill, 'You guys were never going to tell us until we caught you.'

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

Bellingham Herald

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative James Lankford

Government Executive

IRS Chief Clashes With Republicans on Email Delivery, Role of IG

In his third appearance before a House oversight panel this summer, Internal Revenue Commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday pushed back at Republican lawmakers' accusations that he has slow-walked the production of requested documents in the year-old probe into the tax agency's mishandling of applications from conservative nonprofits.

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

TheBlaze.com

GOP lawmaker to IRS on lost Lois Lerner emails: 'You...

GOP lawmaker to IRS on lost Lois Lerner emails: 'You weren't ever gonna tell us until we caught you' Rep. Jim Jordan said Wednesday that he believes the IRS was never going to tell Congress about the lost Lois Lerner emails until they were forced to admit it in light of an email that was uncovered by Judicial Watch in a Freedom of Information Act ... (more)

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

TheBlaze.com

IRS commissioner not worried that Lerner's hard drive may have...

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday downplayed the idea that Lois Lerner's hard drive may have been purposefully scratched in order to hide information from congressional investigators, and said he's not concerned that this may have happened.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Representative Mark Meadows, Republican, Hewlett Packard

WIBW-TV Topeka

LiveStream: House Oversight Hearing On IRS

The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs Chairman Jim Jordan will convene a hearing titled, "An Update on the IRS Response to It's Targeting Scandal".

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Instapundit

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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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stivers, Representative Joyce Beatty, Democrat, Sherrod Brown

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.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

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."

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Federal Election Commission, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Opinion

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)

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

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