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  1. The IRS Scandal Blows Wide OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Free Republic

    ... to reach out to FEC. Does it make sense to consider including them in this or keep it separate?' Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) had chaired a hearing on Apr. 9, 2013 in which he discussed the abuse of the 501(c)(4) tax-exempt designation. During ...

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  2. Lerner Wanted DOJ to Prosecute Tea PartyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Free Republic

    ... of Lerner discussing possible criminal prosecution of tax-exempt groups through DOJ, Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse seems to have been the person to get the ball rolling. But the headline here: "New Emails Show Lois Lerner Was in Contact With ...

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  3. Today's IRS Documents: What Do They Show?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Power Line

    ... that "lied" about doing political activity can be criminally prosecuted. This was an idea that Senator Sheldon Whitehouse raised at a committee hearing. It was picked up on by DOJ, and there was some coordination among DOJ, the IRS and the FEC. ...

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  4. Emails Show Former IRS Official Lerner Talked with Justice DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

    ... to start this conversation, not Ms. Lerner. They were responding to a public suggestion by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D., R.I.), who held a hearing on the topic of political spending by tax-exempt groups a few weeks earlier. That said, House ...

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  5. Awkward: Senate Democrat Stumbles Over Obamacare Talking Points | Guy BensonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... In spite of his blowhard leftism , I can't enjoy what should be some delicious schadenfreude over Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse's (D-RI) unfortunate struggles on Fox News Sunday -- although I'm not overly disappointed that the Free Beacon flagged and ...

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  6. "Can't confirm that there was anyone on the other side of the political spectrum"Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Townhall

    ... of Lerner discussing possible criminal prosecution of tax-exempt groups through DOJ, Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse seems to have been the person to get the ball rolling. On April 9, 2013 during a Senate Judiciary Hearing , just one month ...

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  7. Dems press Kerry on Keystone: Face 'reality of climate change'Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Henry Waxman on Wednesday urged Secretary of State John Kerry to face the "reality of climate change" and reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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  8. Opinion: Why would a mother kill her babies?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNN

    ... says the KKK and white power or neo-Nazi groups give haters the purpose and urgency to use violence. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. Henry Waxman say read deep, and you'll see the

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  9. On eve of Tea Party scandal, IRS discussed criminal probesRead the original story

    Yesterday | USA Today

    ... targeting Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny. The Justice Department was preparing a response to Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who raised the possibility of criminal charges against tax-exempt groups at a hearing last year. Whitehouse, chairing ...

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  10. Emails Show Lerner, DOJ Pondered Prosecuting Tax-Exempt GroupsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... representatives from the Federal Election Commission would attend." Democratic Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse had held a hearing on April 9during which, "in questioning the witnesses from DOJ and IRS, Whitehouse asked why they have not ...

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  11. Justice Department and IRS' Lois Lerner discussed prosecuting conservative groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... by nonprofits. Lerner and Justice officials discussed the issue pursuant to a suggestion from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse , D-R.I., who called for prosecutions during a Senate hearing in April. "I got a call today from Richard Pilger Director Elections ...

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  12. Lerner, DoJ discussed criminal prosecution of tax-exempt applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hot Air

    ... coordination between Lerner and the DoJ to follow up on the idea first broached by Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI): I got a call today from Richard Pilger Director Elections Crimes Branch at DOJ, I know him from contacts from my days ...

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  13. Democratic Congressman Wants Federal Investigation Into ALEC-Backed LawsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Switched

    ... office. I believe a timely examination of these issues would serve the public interest." U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) speaks to the media during a news conference January 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Alex ...

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  14. Were Other Federal Agencies Poised to Go After Tea Party Groups as Well?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    ... through the Freedom of Information Act. The discussion of prosecution was prompted by a request from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee. "He [Pilger] wanted to know who at IRS the DOJ folk s [sic] could talk to ...

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  15. Rizzo Goes to D.C. For Federal Aid Helpnews BriefsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Revere Journal

    ... These improvements are expected to total more than $150 million. Mayor Rizzo, along with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Congressman James McGovern of Massachusetts and Jeffrey Wennburg, from the City of Rutland, VT spoke at the New ...

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  16. Judicial Watch Obtains Internal IRS Documents Showing Lerner in...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... representatives from the Federal Election Commission would attend. Democratic Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse had held a hearing on April 9 during which, "in questioning the witnesses from DOJ and IRS, Whitehouse asked why they have not ...

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  17. Lerner was in contact with DOJ about prosecuting tax-exempt groupsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Former head of the IRS tax-exempt division Lois Lerner communicated with the Justice Department about the possibility of criminally prosecuting certain tax-exempt groups, new documents reveal.

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  18. 'When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal'Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Small dead animals

    ... of Lerner discussing possible criminal prosecution of tax-exempt groups through DOJ, Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse seems to have been the person to get the ball rolling. ... Cummings communicated with the IRS multiple times between 2012 and ...

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  19. Judges Accuse Holder of Disrespecting the Judicial SystemRead the original story

    Yesterday | Free Republic

    But as Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse already pointed out, Attorney General Eric Holder doesn't follow the law, he advocates a certain point of view .

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  20. Reed, Whitehouse, Langevin Announce $800,000 to Expand Quonset Port CapacityRead the original story

    Monday | Patch.com

    Congressman James Langevin and Sens. Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse announced that $800,000 in federal money from the U.S. Economic Development Agency will be landing at the Port of Davisville to upgrade two new berths.

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