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Conservative Legal Group Unearths New IRS Lois Lerner Emails

House Republicans say her contact with Justice Department shows politicization. Read more5:27 PM ETLeave a comment

The group says the documents show that Lois Lerner inquired at Justice as to “whether it was possible to criminally prosecute certain tax-exempt entities.” The group says the documents show that Lois Lerner inquired at Justice as to “whether it was possible to criminally prosecute certain tax-exempt entities.” J. Scott Applewhite/AP file photo
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Special Report: United State Postal Service Woes

The Postal Service has been losing money for quite some time, with Congress ... Read more

Play of the Day

Play of the Day gathers clips from late night and comedy television shows, ... Read more

Could an Overhaul to the Federal Giving Drive Do More Harm Than Good? arrowLawmakers worry changes could drive away charities, donors.

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Eric Holder Doesn’t Deserve to Be Paid, Republican Lawmakers Say arrowGroup introduces bill to prohibit feds held in contempt of Congress from ...

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Budget Vote Proves House GOP Can't Do Anything Big in 2014 arrowOvercoming the Goldilocks complex could be tough in an election year.

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Watch a Congressional Candidate Shoot Down a 'Government Drone' arrowHouse contender Matt Rosendale of Montana wants Big Brother out of his ...

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Obama's Real Job: Fundraiser in Chief arrowThe Supreme Court's latest campaign finance decision is going to put even more pressure on the ...

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Why a Sebelius Senate Run Could Help Republicans arrowHaving the woman who oversaw the rollout of the Affordable Care Act on the ballot could ...

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Virginia Hasn't Learned Anything From Last Year's Government Shutdown arrowThe commonwealth's current budget impasse centers around Medicaid ...

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The Fight Over the Bundy Cows Will End as Civics 101, Not Fort Sumter II arrowGovernment is bringing its legal powers to bear on rancher who ...

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Play of the Day: Your Tax Dollars at Work arrowCraig Ferguson is happy with the return on his California taxes.

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Should the IRS Outsource Collection of Tax Debt? arrowCongress is considering bills to require the use of private sector companies.

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Play of the Day: Putin Is Making New Friends Since Leaving the G8 arrowThe Russian leader has been missing a lot since leaving the G8.

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