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  • New Oversight report claims Lois Lerner misled Congress on IRS targeting

    A GOP-led House panel Tuesday released an extensive report that attempts to show former top Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner lied to Congress about her involvement in the targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exempt status.

  • Zogby Report Card: Obama, U.S. weakened in Russia crisis

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama has been hurt by slumping polls and the Russia crisis. "Bottom line this week is that President Obama lost a little ground in the polls, so his grade will stay the same as last week. Not good. “He opened...

  • Darrell Issa says the IRS investigation isn't over

    Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight committee, said Thursday night that he would continue the investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups.

  • Oversight Republican defends Darrell Issa from Congressional Black Caucus

    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., have had explosive disagreements over the handling of the investigation in the Internal Revenue Service targeting of the Tea Party, but there is no racial tension between them, said one of the members of the congressional committee...

  • Jay Carney: 'Inappropriate' for Darrell Issa to cut off Elijah Cummings

    White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday said it was “inappropriate” for House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., to abruptly end a hearing, preventing Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., from speaking.

  • Examiner Editorial: Lois Lerner stays silent to protect someone outside the IRS

    So, Lois Lerner still won't talk about her role in the illegal targeting and harassment by the IRS of conservative and Tea Party groups seeking (C)(4) tax exemption. Lerner appeared for a second time Wednesday before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and claimed her Fifth...

  • Tense exchange between Darrell Issa, Elijah Cummings after Lois Lerner-IRS hearing

    House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa on Wednesday abruptly adjourned a hearing over the IRS' targeting of conservative groups after former agency official Lois Lerner refused to answer his questions. Issa had called the hearing to hear testimony from Lerner, who headed the IRS...

  • Obama charged with blocking IRS probe, breaking promises to help

    A House chairman probing the IRS scandal on Wednesday said that President Obama has reneged on a promise to have his aides cooperate with the investigation, forcing the Ways and Means Committee to conduct a dragnet for emails and documents needed to smoke out the truth. Rep. Dave Camp also...

  • John Boehner: IRS official Lois Lerner should testify or be held in contempt

    House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Wednesday that the House should hold former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress if she continues to refuse to testify about her involvement in the recent targeting of conservative groups who sought tax exempt status....

  • Video: Nine times Lois Lerner took the Fifth in the House Oversight Committee

    House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., questioned former Internal Revenue Agency official Lois Lerner on Wednesday about her role in handling Tea Party groups' nonprofit status applications. In more than 20 minutes of testimony, Lerner refused to answer Issa's questions on...

  • 'Carried interest' and the limits of populism

    A millionaire managing a hedge fund might pay a lower tax rate on income greater than $1 million than a working man pays on income over $55,000. President Obama and the top Republican tax writer, Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan, agree this inequity should end. Obama in his latest budget, and Camp...

  • It's time to bring back remedies for bureaucratic abuse

    Noted constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley recently testified before the House Judiciary Committee, saying, “we are in the midst of a constitutional crisis with sweeping implications for our system of government.”



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