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  • IRS paid $5.2 billion in fraudulent refunds

    In a report issued Monday, the GAO said the IRS stopped $24.2 billion in theft, but the extent of the fraud is "unknown."

  • White House: Americans with Islamic State have returned to U.S.

    To date, the White House had not publicly revealed that Americans fighting on behalf of the Islamic State were back in the U.S. The FBI is now monitoring the American-born fighters who have come home, a senior administration official confirmed.

  • Three Afghan officers go missing in Cape Cod

    Maj. Jan Mohammad Arash, Capt. Mohammad Nasir Askarzada and Capt. Noorullah Aminyar were last seen in an off-base mall on Cape Cod on Saturday, Massachusetts National Guard Col. James Sahady told the Boston Herald.

  • Land takes hard line on Obamacare

    On Monday, the conservative Independent Women's Voice announced that the Michigan Republican signed its Obamacare Repeal Pledge.

  • Outside election spending nears $230m

    Outside interest group spending is set to break records for a midterm election.

  • Clinton tells Dems to donate to House races

    Hillary Clinton on Monday put her name on fundraising emails sent out by the Democratic Party's House campaign arm, telling supporters the election "is an opportunity to shape our future."

  • Ad portrays Obama as bad boyfriend

    The 60-second spot by Americans for Shared Prosperity features a woman saying she "fell in love" with President Obama in 2008. But by 2012, she says, "our relationship was in trouble."

  • Bubba, Panetta dump on Obama's Syria policy

    **Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** Buzz Cut: • Bubba, Panetta dump on Obama • ‘Free birth control? Really? That’s all you’ve got?’ • Power Play: Obamaland upset? • Pick Six: Alaska makes big gains, but still frozen out • Officer in head-on collision with cliché...

  • Lois Lerner: 'I didn't do anything wrong'

    Lerner, who conservatives contend orchestrated the IRS' extra scrutiny of Tea Party-aligned organizations, broke a year and a half of media silence to defend her reputation.

  • Gillibrand's weight critic revealed

    For days, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has refused to reveal which male colleague called her "chubby," an anecdote she's used to demonstrate problems facing female politicians.

  • Rick Perry uses Joan Rivers' death as support for anti-abortion law

    Speaking at an event Sunday, Perry said, "it’s a curious thought" whether the comedian would still be alive had there been tighter regulations at the New York outpatient surgery center where she went into cardiac arrest earlier this month.

  • GOP pushes voters to the polls via Facebook app

    By using the "Voter to Voter" Facebook app, GOP voters pledge their support in the November elections, and then are prompted to challenge three other friends to do the same -- much like the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge."

  • America's other drug war

    Winston Churchill famously described an appeaser as "one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last." Today, in a very different context, his remark captures the plight of the American pharmaceutical industry. Roughly five years after lobbyists for drugmakers worked to help pass...

  • Obama readies vetoes as Republicans eye the Senate

    The emboldened new Senate Republican majority will likely pass a flurry of bills aimed at dismantling Obama's signature healthcare law, environmental regulations aimed at climate change, and executive orders on subjects both big and small.

  • New bank rule would be costly for cities, states

    The liquidity coverage rule would require banks to hold enough safe, liquid assets that would be sellable even in a crisis to fund their operations for at least 30 days.



From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

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  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

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