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Magic City Morning Star
IRS scandal increases concerns over Obamacare management, says Senator
As the IRS scandal metastasizes, Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., appearing on Your World with Neil Cavuto on the Fox News Channel on Wednesday afternoon told the show's audience that he and other Republicans have serious reservations about the Internal Revenue Service managing Obamacare.
Sat May 18, 2013
Senior Exec Bonuses Targeted
The Senate legislation, sponsored by a Democrat, would prohibit agencies from doling out performance awards to members of the Senior Executive Service while the sequester is in effect.
Fri May 17, 2013
Watch who Tim Cook talks to in the Washington press corps
Tim Cook is coming to Washington next week, summoned by the same Senate subcommittee that blasted Microsoft and Hewlett Packard last fall for funneling U.S. profits overseas to avoid paying U.S. taxes on them.
The Beaumont Enterprise
EDITORIAL: Don't undermine sequester with exemptions
EDITORIAL: Don't undermine sequester with exemptions Beaumont Enterprise Copyright 2013 Beaumont Enterprise.
Thu May 16, 2013
Senate confirms Moniz for energy secretary
The Senate on Thursday confirmed Massachusetts Institute of Technology physicist Ernest Moniz to be the next Secretary of Energy, replacing Steven Chu.
Senate confirms Moniz for energy secretary
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Wed May 15, 2013
Coburn questions NFL tax exempt status
Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn thinks professional sports could help pay America's debt.
Senate passes bill authorizing money for locks and dams
The Army Corps of Engineers is a big step closer to resuming work on the Lower Monongahela's crumbling locks and dams after a U.S. Senate vote Wednesday reauthorizing up to $12.5 billion in water projects over the next decade.
Tue May 14, 2013
Coburn, Colleagues Explaining Holding Up the #WGDB
Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma on Tuesday circulated a letter where he and five GOP colleagues explains circumstances in which he won't allow legislation through the Senate quickly by unanimous consent using the chamber's "hotline" system.
Tuesday Links: The IRS Controversy and Other Things
Australia hopes to cover for its $17 billion deficit by cracking down on tax evaders.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Huffington Post
Seth Masket: Colorado Professors: Restore the National Science Foundation's Political Science Funding
The following is an op/ed by Seth Masket , Robert Duffy , and David Brown . It appeared on the Denver Post's website and is reposted in its entirety below.
Some violent crimes rose sharply in national parks after loaded firearms allowed
The park service numbers show 15 murder and manslaughter cases in 2010, up from four in 2009, the year Sen.
National Parks Traveler
Senator Coburn Vastly Misstates Impact Of Allowing Guns In National Parks
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, who used sleight of legislative hand to see that national park visitors could arm themselves, boasted the other day that violent crime in the parks has decreased 85 percent thanks to that legislation.
Fri May 10, 2013
IRS apologizes for targeting conservative groups During the 2012...
The vote for the proposal by Sen. Tom Coburn was 56-43 for the legislation, but that fell short of the 60 votes needed.
Big trouble brews for Obama, Democrats
Big trouble is brewing for Barack Obama and the Democrats on numerous fronts. What is developing is the perfect political storm, a gathering of dark clouds on every corner, and in every direction.
U.S. Postal Service loses $1.9 billion in second q...
The U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion in its second quarter, as the agency cut employees' work hours but struggled with an ongoing drop in mail volumes, the cash-strapped agency announced on Friday.
U.S. Postal Service loses $1.9 billion in second quarter
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Senator Joe Manchin Steps up his Campaign of Lies
You guys unleashed a torrent of grassroots activism in response, and we are starting to get great feedback as to where Senators currently stand.
The Dragon In The Room
Everybody's talking China now. The federal government isn't mincing words anymore, either.
Senate Bill Calls For Cyberespionage 'Watch List'
In a week that began with the rare move of the Pentagon calling out the Chinese government and military for attacks on U.S. government networks, some key senators have drafted a bill that would create a watch list of nations conducting cyberespionage against the U.S., and spell out just what technologies and products are being stolen -- as well as ... (more)