IRS “lost” Lois Lerner’s emails

Monday, June 16, 2014

The Internal Revenue Service last week admitted that it had “lost” the emails of Lois Lerner, the agency’s former Director of Exempt Organizations, who is at the center…

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Transcript: Rep. Eric Cantor’s concession speech

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Partial transcript of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-Virginia) concession speech. Cantor lost to David Brat in the primary on June 10, 2014:

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IRS working on developing clearer “guidance” on permissible activities of 501c4 social welfare organizations

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
WTF IRS gov

The Internal Revenue Service is working on developing clearer “guidance” to define the extent of which a 501c4 tax exempt social welfare organization may engage in political activity…

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IRS spent $14 million to comply with multiple investigations on targeting of conservative groups

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
SOURCE: IRS.gov via Facebook

The Internal Revenue Service has spent more than $14 million so far to comply with six separate investigations into the agency’s inappropriate targeting of conservative groups for greater…

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Koskinen admits targeting of conservative groups tarnished IRS’s credibility

Monday, May 5, 2014

The inappropriate targeting of conservative groups for greater scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service was a “serious mistake” that tarnished the agency’s credibility, according to Commissioner John Koskinen.

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Transcript: Mike Huckabee’s comments on women & birth control at the RNC

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Partial transcript of remarks by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on women and birth control at the Republican National Convention (RNC) meeting on Jan. 23, 2014:

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Conservative expert downplays need for debt limit increase, claims U.S. won’t “default” as long as debt interests are paid

Monday, October 7, 2013
Daniel J. Mitchell, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute, on the economic impact of debt ceiling brinksmanship before the Joint Economic Committee on Sept. 18, 2013. SOURCE: Joint Economic Committee

Unless Congress votes to raise the debt ceiling within the next week, the United States government will run out of cash to pay all of its bills and…

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House Republicans approve 20-week abortion ban

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.). SOURCE: Franks.House.gov

The Republican-majority House yesterday passed a ban on aborting fetuses older than 20 weeks after conservative lawmakers claimed there is “substantial medical evidence” that a fetus can feel…

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Acting IRS Commissioner resigns after IG report found “inappropriate” actions taken against conservative organizations applying for tax exempt status

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
WTF IRS 5.15.13

President Barack Obama today announced the resignation of Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, Steven T. Miller, a day after an Inspector General report found that the…

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Transcript: President Barack Obama announces resignation of Acting IRS Commissioner Steven T. Miller

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Partial transcript of President Barack Obama’s announcement of the resignation of Acting IRS Commissioner Steven T. Miller at a press briefing on May 15, 2013:

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