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Lerner sought IRS audit of sitting GOP senator, emails show

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 3:00am

Congressional investigators have uncovered emails showing ex-IRS official Lois Lerner targeted a sitting Republican senator for a proposed internal audit, a discovery one GOP lawmaker called "shocking."

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Tea Party-backed candidate weighing challenge of Mississippi GOP Senate runoff result

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 3:00am

Cochran was declared the winner of the tight race by a 6,373-vote advantage late Tuesday night over state Sen. Chris McDaniel. 

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Environmentalist and Democrat mega-donor accused of hypocrisy

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 3:00am

With his increasing visibility and political involvement, San Francisco environmentalist and mega-Democratic campaign donor Tom Steyer is making Democrats a rich target for hypocrisy, critics say.

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CIA let Iraq spy network wither after troop withdrawal, officials claim

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:51am

CIA officers in Iraq have been largely hunkered down in their heavily fortified Baghdad compound since U.S. troops left the country in 2011, current and former officials say, allowing a once-rich network of intelligence sources to wither.

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Krauthammer on GDP report: ‘The administration can come up with all the excuses it wants’

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 8:11pm

Despite the administration’s hand in the weak recovery, Krauthammer said the president and his team are failing to take responsibility.

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White House misspells 'Reagan' on President Obama's schedule

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 8:00pm

The press office misspelled the name of 40th president Ronald Reagan not once, but three times in media documents about President Obama’s schedule on Wednesday.

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EPA deals with a stinky situation in Denver

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 6:08pm

Internal emails from a regional Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 8 office show that management has had to remind its employees –in writing- not to defecate in the hallway. Really.

 

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Tea Party-backed candidate weighing challenge of Mississippi GOP Senate runoff result

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 6:02pm

Cochran was declared the winner of the tight race by a 6,373-vote advantage late Tuesday night over state Sen. Chris McDaniel. 

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Lerner sought IRS audit of sitting GOP senator, emails show

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 5:08pm

Congressional investigators have uncovered emails showing ex-IRS official Lois Lerner targeted a sitting Republican senator for a proposed internal audit, a discovery one GOP lawmaker called "shocking."

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Environmentalist and Democrat mega-donor accused of hypocrisy

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:54pm

With his increasing visibility and political involvement, San Francisco environmentalist and mega-Democratic campaign donor Tom Steyer is making Democrats a rich target for hypocrisy, critics say.

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More missing emails, crashed hard drives, this time at EPA

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:43pm

The Internal Revenue Service isn’t the only government agency dealing with missing emails or faulty hard drives. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy on Wednesday cited a similar cyber snafu during a House Oversight Committee hearing.

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More missing emails, crashed hard drives, this time at EPA

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:43pm

The Internal Revenue Service isn’t the only government agency dealing with missing emails or faulty hard drives. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy on Wednesday cited a similar cyber snafu during a House Oversight Committee hearing.

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Ex-Providence mayor launches bid for old job after 2 felony convictions

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:37pm

Buddy Cianci announced his decision to run for mayor Wednesday on his radio show. 

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Fox News Poll: Republicans more interested in upcoming midterm elections

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:19pm

The congressional generic ballot is tied in this week’s Fox News poll, yet the GOP has an important edge:  More Republicans than Democrats are really interested in the upcoming elections. 

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Fox News Poll: Treat Benghazi suspect as enemy combatant, keep Gitmo open

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:07pm

Most American voters consider the recently-captured Benghazi suspect an enemy combatant who should be tried in a military tribunal. 

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Rangel holds off challenge to win primary in NY

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 4:01pm

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel has won the closely contested Democratic primary in New York's 13th Congressional District as he seeks his 23rd term.

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Chicago City Council passes strict gun store law

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 3:38pm

The Chicago City Council has approved an ordinance that dramatically limits where gun stores can operate and requires them to videotape every purchase to prevent one person from buying a gun for another.

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IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is major Democratic donor

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 3:07pm

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is in the spotlight as he is set to further testify to Congress regarding the IRS targeting of conservative groups. It is important to remember that Koskinen has shelled out nearly $100,000 to Democratic candidates and groups.

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Boehner memo to House Republicans on executive authority lawsuit

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 2:53pm

The following was sent by House Speaker John Boehner to rank-and-file Republicans about the lawsuit he intends to bring against the administration over abuse of executive authority.

 

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Dallas, Cleveland finalists for GOP convention

Wed, 06/25/2014 - 2:38pm

Just two cities remain in the sweepstakes to host the Republican Party's next presidential nominating convention.

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