EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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IG Report: IRS Paid Billions in Refunds on Potentially Fake Returns

An inspector general’s report found the IRS continued to pay refunds on hundreds of thousands of fraudulent tax returns in recent years.

May 28 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

USPS contract talks stall; federal unions have little to say on pot policy

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is proud of its pledge to deliver mail through all kinds of tough stuff. But it looks like one of its hardest jobs is getting ...

May 28 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Former speaker indicted for hush money cover-up

Federal officials have indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for lying to the FBI and evading taxes as he sought to pay off the subject to "cover up ...

May 28 CNN POLITICS

The Republican Hunger Games

Is it just me, or are some Republican candidates behaving a tad aggressively these days?

May 28 CNN POLITICS

Former House Speaker Hastert indicted for illegal cash withdrawals

Authorities in Illinois announced the indictment against the former House Speaker on Thursday.         

May 28 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Former SEC Officials Want Disclosure of Corporate Political Donations

A bipartisan group of former top SEC officials has published an open letter to current chairwoman Mary Jo White asking the agency to require corporations to ...

May 28 WASHINGTON WIRE (WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Democrats face contested primaries in 2016 Senate races

Republicans, who are defending more Senate seats in 2016, see advantages in this surge of Democratic primary fights.         

May 28 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON

Jeb Bush in Michigan calls for 'radical' education changes

Bush said he expects to spend a lot of time in the state if he becomes a candidate.         

May 28 USA TODAY - WASHINGTON