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  • MLK breakfast loses county funding

    The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast in Anne Arundel County will take place as scheduled in January, but minus the customary $5,000 from the county — which stunned the planners of the event, now in its 31st year. Funding for the...
  • Former IRS official sought to hide information, lawmakers assert

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans asserted on Wednesday that new emails show a former Internal Revenue Service official deliberately sought to hide information from Congress, opening a new chapter in a probe of IRS treatment of conservative...
  • Missing IRS emails not relevant to investigation: Lerner attorney

    Missing IRS emails not relevant to investigation: Lerner attorney
     U.S. House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa said on Sunday a former Internal Revenue Service official's missing emails probably will never be recovered, but the woman's lawyer said the emails are irrelevant to an investigation of how the tax...
  • Oberweis wants special prosecutor for IRS

    Oberweis wants special prosecutor for IRS
    WASHINGTON — As a House committee probes whether the IRS unfairly targeted certain political groups, Illinois state Sen. Jim Oberweis, running for the U.S. Senate, called Tuesday for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the tax...
  • Republicans demand answers from IRS on missing Lerner email

    Republicans demand answers from IRS on missing Lerner email
    WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are demanding answers from the Internal Revenue Service after the agency lost more than two years of emails requested by lawmakers. The emails belonged to Lois Lerner, who was director of exempt organizations...
  • IRS chief refuses to apologize for lost emails

    WASHINGTON The head of the Internal Revenue Service refused to apologize Friday for lost emails in the scandal over the improper screening of conservative groups and denied more widespread computer failures. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave...
  • Lawmakers to grill IRS chief about lost emails

    WASHINGTON Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen faces tough questioning Friday from Congress about lost emails belonging to the protagonist in the scandal over inappropriate targeting of conservative organizations. Members of the House...
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  • House Republicans' idea of leadership: more kangaroo committees

    House Republicans' idea of leadership: more kangaroo committees
    House Republicans on Wednesday voted to hold former Internal Revenue Service¬†official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. At least she can rest assured that she’s not alone: Just about everyone else in the country has contempt for Congress too. The...
  • At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard

    At scene of Nevada ranch standoff, 'citizen soldiers' are on guard
    BUNKERVILLE, Nev. — The first thing you see on the drive to Cliven Bundy's ranch are the American flags — tied to roadside guardrails, flapping in a hard desert wind. At a bend in state Route 170 sits the so-called Patriot Checkpoint,...
  • Boehner names Benghazi panel's GOP members as Democrats debate boycott

    Boehner names Benghazi panel's GOP members as Democrats debate boycott
    As House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) named six Republicans to sit on a new select committee to investigate the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Democrats continued to wrestle Friday with the question of whether to participate at all. The idea...
  • See how Hawaii's governor told Rep. Darrell Issa to stuff it

    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, the House GOP's mangy attack dog, has squandered his chairmanship of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform trying to embarrass the Obama administration over a host of ginned-up purported scandals. The IRS,...