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IRS: Are You Now, or Have You Ever Been a Christian?
The IRS abused its power in targeting conservatives for harassment and probably leaking information to liberal groups during the presidential election cycle.
Sun May 19, 2013
River Cities' Reader
Two Republicans Looking Seriously at Attorney General
One of the worst-kept secrets over the past few weeks is that House Republican Leader Tom Cross has been considering a run for Illinois attorney general.
the Hill: Complaints of Irs targeting by religious groups on the...
At least a half-dozen conservative groups say they received an unusual degree of scrutiny from the IRS, according to the Religion News Service, a non-profit news service operated out of the University of Missouri's journalism school.
Illinois Lawmakers Weigh IN on IRS Scandal
Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle hope congressional investigations and a Justice Department probe will get to the bottom of who at the Internal Revenue Service was behind targeting conservative groups for scrutiny.
Sat May 18, 2013
GOP Rep. Aaron Schock: IRS asked about content of pro-life group's prayers
During hearings before the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday, Rep. Aaron Schock, R-Ill., asked outgoing IRS commissioner Steven Miller if it was appropriate for the IRS to demand the content of a pro-life group's prayers , the Washington Examiner reported.
IRS demands of pro-lifers: 'Detail the content of your prayers'
During today's House committee hearings on the ever growing Internal Revenue Service scandal, it was revealed today that the IRS demanded of an Iowa pro-life group to surrender the content of their prayer, as reported by Yahoo! News on May 17, 2013.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Daily Caller
IRS commissioner stonewalls on prying into pro-life group's prayers
Testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee Friday, acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller was unable to answer whether it was appropriate for the IRS to inquire about the prayers of an organization seeking 501 .
Thu May 16, 2013
The Dodge County News
Good folks here
Golf - Rickie Fowler, Jack Nicklaus. Football - Jay Cutler, John Elway, Todd Heap, Brent Jones, Nick Mangold, Peyton Manning, Kaluka Maiava, Burgess Owens, Bart Starr, Tim Tebow, Tom Waddle.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Capitol Fax Blog
Poll results an "indictment of the political landscape"
Illinois Republican Party Chairman Pat Brady resigned last week just as a new statewide poll showed big trouble for his political party's brand.
Sun May 12, 2013
River Cities' Reader
Polls Show Both Major Parties Have an Uphill Struggle with Voters
Illinois Republican Party Chair Pat Brady resigned last week just as a new statewide poll showed big trouble for his political party's brand.
Sat May 11, 2013
Evansville Courier & Press
Legislative Roll Call | Public Records | May 6 - May 10
U.S. DEBT PRIORITIES: Voting 221 for and 207 against, the House on May 9 sent the Senate a Republican bill giving payment priority to bondholders, such as domestic pension funds and foreign governments, if the Treasury were unable to meet all of its debt obligations.
Fri May 10, 2013
Val Kilmer Was in DC This Week Lobbying for What?
Earlier this week, the film and stage actor was on Capitol Hill advocating for the Equitable Access to Care and Health Act , which would expand Americans' ability to claim religious exemptions to Obamacare 's health insurance mandate.
Thu May 09, 2013
Narendra Modi to address Indians in 18 US cities
Washington, May 10 - Still a persona non grata in the US, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is again set to talk to the Indian community in 18 cities in North America via satellite from state capital of Gandhinagar Sunday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Rep. Hall, oldest member of Congress, to run again
The oldest member of Congress wants another term -- and wants to see another Republican elected as president.
Mon May 06, 2013
Ways and Means releases tax reform report, NAFCU remains vigilant
May 6, 2013 - NAFCU will advocate strongly for preservation of the credit union tax exemption as Congress begins to consider findings of the Joint Committee on Taxation, released today by the House Ways and Means Committee, summarizing work from 11 Ways and Means working groups on broad tax reform.
Bottleneck in medical education
It's a season of joyous firsts for the founding class of the Commonwealth Medical College.
Fri May 03, 2013
More lawmakers sign on to NSBA bill
The National School Boards Association's legislative proposal which would establish a framework for improved recognition of local school board authority when the U.S. Department of Education acts on issues that impact local school districts unless specifically authorized in federal legislation, the Local School Board Governance and Flexibility Act ... (more)
Twinkie insanity hits the House
Rep. Aaron Schock argued in POLITICO April 17 that it should be illegal for the U.S. government's public health guardian - the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - to point out to children and their parents that Twinkies and sugar-laced sodas are bad for health.
Wed May 01, 2013
Reboot: What Happens With the Lottery Money?
DOESN'T THE LOTTERY FUND EDUCATION? We had many audience questions that went unasked at our pension forum with the Daily Herald on Wednesday.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Bipartisan group calls for broader religious exemptions in ObamaCare
House Republicans and Democrats have joined together to re-introduce a bill that would expand the religious conscience exemptions under ObamaCare.