Monday May 20
Anonymous IRS official: 'Everything comes from the top'
"We people on the local level are doing what we are supposed to do. .a <.a <. That's why there are so many people here who are flustered.
Thu May 16, 2013
NRSC - Shaheen, Senate Democrats Pushed IRS to Act on Political Groups, Threatened Legislative Action
Several of the Democratic Senators - including New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen - that are complaining about the IRS this week were pressuring the IRS to act on many of the same groups as recently as a year ago, even threatening legislative action against the agency.
Tue May 14, 2013
Cybercast News Service
Sen. Baucus Called on IRS to Investigate Activities of Tax-Exempt Groups in 2010
On September 29, 2010, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus wrote a letter to the Internal Revenue Service calling for an investigation into the political activities of tax-exempt groups.
Fri May 10, 2013
Global Connection - May 2013: iGaming Update
More than 25 years ago, gaming in the United States faced a conundrum as Indian Tribes and States debated the legality of gambling on tribal lands.
Tue May 07, 2013
Kyl, Giffords joined through lobbying firm's gun control work
Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl and former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords are linked on the same side of the gun control debate through a lobbing firm for which Kyl now works.
Sun May 05, 2013
Defenders of liberty, or traitors? American Conservative Union vs. NumbersUSA
It's a well-known meme within dissident right circles that "conservatism" as articulated by the likes of the Wall Street Journal and post-1997 National Review somehow offers a real alternative to liberalism/progressivism. Indeed, both liberalism and conservatism are defined by the frat club principles of " liberty " and "equality," the latter of ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
Thu May 02, 2013
Senator Schumer Set to Introduce Patent Troll Legislation
Senator Charles Schumer has announced that he will introduce legislation to combat so-called "patent trolls," or entities that purchase patents from inventors solely for the purpose of suing legitimate businesses creating or using products closely related to that covered by the patent.
Wed May 01, 2013
Senator introduces legislation targeting patent trolls
A U.S. senator has introduced legislation allowing the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to review and invalidate controversial patents challenged by technology startups in an effort to discourage so-called patent trolls.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
USAF first responders announce intent to file federal lawsuit.
A bombshell exploded at the mock Citizen Hearing on Disclosure today in Washington, D.C., when retired USAF Tech Sergeants John Burroughs and James Penniston announced their intention to bring a federal lawsuit against the Veterans Administration in an effort to obtain medical benefits to remedy injuries sustained in the line of duty.
The Huffington Post
How This GOPer Became The Most Unpopular Senator In America
MARCH 7: From left, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., attend the confirmation hearing for Sally Jewell, nominee to be Interior Secretary, in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday, March 7, 2013.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Sen. John McCain hosts Vice President Joe Biden at Sedona Summit
Arizona Senator John McCain welcomed Vice President Joe Biden to a summit in Sedona for a weekend of policy talks with leaders from around the world.