By Susan Ferrechio | 09/26/14 11:52 AM
Another Congress, another little plot to oust Speaker John Boehner. The revolts come and go, but frequent critics don't think the latest one will amount to much.
By Brian Hughes | 09/23/14 06:22 PM
As Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday championed the first decrease in the federal prison population in more than three decades, it was abundantly clear that Obama administration officials are operating in a political environment fundamentally different than their Democratic predecessors.
By Washington Examiner | 09/22/14 02:43 PM
Everyone in Washington has a P.R. machine, or at minimum, an agenda. That's certainly the case with Lois Lerner, the former IRS executive whose division targeted conservative nonprofit applicants with delays and harassment. Lerner's division of the IRS systematically obstructed and denied...
By Becket Adams | 09/22/14 03:16 PM
"She appears to have great confidence that her allies in the Obama Administration will not consider legal action after she resigned and declined to discuss the IRS’ actions against private citizens," Issa said.
By Brian Hughes | 09/22/14 09:57 AM
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.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 08:32 PM
House Speaker John Boehner released a five-point economic plan Thursday that outlined general areas of reform, including cutting spending and reforming taxes. The agenda, however, did not include the detailed legislative proposals that were included in the Pledge to America four years ago.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/18/14 01:31 PM
A group of the most conservative House lawmakers said Thursday that Speaker John Boehner is no longer in danger of losing his gavel to GOP opposition thanks to a leadership shake-up that now includes more conservative input.
By Becket Adams | 09/12/14 10:31 PM
This post has been corrected. – Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has long spoken of Israel as Christians' greatest friend in the Middle East, as he did on Wednesday. So it shouldn't come as a surprise to learn that there exists an fundraising ad that underscores the Texas Senator's support for unity...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/12/14 12:18 PM
"An audit here looks awfully convenient given the facts and circumstances," Grover Norquist said in a letter Friday to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.
09/10/14 10:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The tea party may have learned its lesson. As Congress finishes work on a must-pass spending bill set for votes next week, the most conservative lawmakers on Capitol Hill are eager to send a message on immigration, and stand firm against a government lending bank. But a year...
By Paul Bedard | 09/10/14 03:12 PM
Underperforming IRS workers -- one earning over $100,000 -- are being protected from firing by the National Treasury Employees Union, according to internal emails revealed Wednesday.
By Becket Adams | 09/05/14 06:36 PM
"I'm not aware," an IRS spokesman told the Examiner Friday. "I'm going to have to get back to you on that… Uh, let me see if there's anything I can get for you on that."
09/05/14 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After investigating the IRS for more than a year, two key senators — a Democrat and a Republican — disagree on whether the tax agency treated conservative groups worse than their liberal counterparts when they applied for tax-exempt status. The Senate's subcommittee on...
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/05/14 12:41 PM
While his main focus is on helping Republicans win the Senate, Sen. Ted Cruz is also stumping for a number of female candidates in down-ballot races this fall.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/05/14 12:25 PM
A top Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said he has learned that key lost emails sent by Lois Lerner may be preserved somewhere within 760 exchange servers that were supposed to be destroyed two years ago.
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