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Ku Klux Act passed by Congress

With passage of the Third Force Act, popularly known as the Ku Klux Act, Congress authorizes President Ulysses S. Grant to declare martial law, impose heavy penalties against terrorist organizations, and use military force to suppress the Ku Klux Klan .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Robert Byrd, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Townhall

The IRS's Torrent of Abuses

The media are finding it harder to cover up the IRS's abuses of power, but they keep trying.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Opinion

Daily Camera

Milbank: Invoking Joe McCarthy

I have here in my hand a list of six people who think Darrell Issa is a fellow traveler of Joseph McCarthy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Representative Tammy Duckworth, John Tierney, John Mica, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Reuters

Top Fed officials consider enforcement issue at closed meeting

The U.S. Federal Reserve's Board of Governors took the unusual step of considering an enforcement issue on Thursday, less than two months after Chair Janet Yellen pledged that top officials would have more direct involvement in such decisions.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Government Executive

Could an Overhaul to the Federal Giving Drive Do More Harm Than Good?

The Office of Personnel Management ignored many complaints lodged by stakeholders in the annual federal employees' giving drive when it drafted revisions to the campaign's overhaul, and several lawmakers are not happy about it.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Representative Blake Farenthold, Stephen Lynch

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Fox News

Uncovered IRS emails show Lerner talked with DOJ about pursuing 'political' groups

Newly uncovered emails show Lois Lerner, the key figure in the IRS scandal, was talking with the Justice Department about going after groups seeking tax-exempt status, just days before she publicly acknowledged the agency was targeting Tea Party and other organizations.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Conservative Political News

News Max

Activist: Cummings' Questions 'Eerily Similar' to IRS Probe

Conservative activist Catherine Engelbrecht said the questions Maryland Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings asked her during a hearing in February sounded "eerily similar" to what the Internal Revenue Service asked her after her organization applied for nonprofit status.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Non-Profit, Republican, Darrell Issa

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Canton Observer

Out-of-water survival craft at issue in House bill

Marine safety experts are angry about a House vote this month to change a provision of a law Congress adopted in 2010 to make travel on the water safer.

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Related Topix: US News, Boat Disaster, US Politics, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative John Garamendi, Democrat

Patch.com

Tax Day: Obama's Favorite Holiday

So it's tax day. The day that all Americans make good on their promise to our government to pay our fair share, and fund the good things that our elected leaders deem appropriate.

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Related Topix: Tax, Non-Profit, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Lois Lerner Held in Contempt

The Committee action will be referred to the entire House of Representatives for its consideration.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, John Duncan

Mother Jones

Why Darrell Issa's New IRS Scandal Accusation Makes No Sense

It's no secret that Reps. Darrell Issa and Elijah Cummings don't get along. Last month, Issa cut off Cummings' microphone at a hearing on the IRS scandal.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Democrat, Non-Profit

Michelle Malkin

'Phony scandal' update: 3 out of 4 Sunday shows ignore latest IRS revelations

The lack of focus on the IRS "phony scandal" shouldn't be surprising anymore, and yet, it never ceases to amaze : Over the last seven days, three major revelations have emerged surrounding the IRS' targeting of Tea Party groups.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Face the Nation, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NOLA.com

Are "moderate Democrats" extinct?: James Varney/links

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan speaks during the AARP convention at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans in 2012 There are two reasons the phrase "moderate Democrat" never finds traction in modern American discourse.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Health, AARP, Democrat, Harold Rogers, Mike Rogers, Opinion

The Daily Caller

Lois Lerner sits in her lavish house on $2.4 million property as she awaits possible contempt charge

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner is living the life of a private citizen at her more-than $2.4 million property in Bethesda, Md.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Darrell Issa, Conservative Political News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

American Thinker

President of True the Vote responds to Cummings allegations

Revelations last week that the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings, was in contact with the IRS in order to target the Texas-based conservatie group True the Vote is just "the tip of a very ugly iceberg" according to the group's president Catherine Engelbrecht, Engelbrecht filed a complaint against Cummings in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin

Free Republic

CBS’s Bob Schieffer Interviews Dem. Elijah Cummings,...

The CBS host even falsely claimed that the GOP did not support equal pay for women: 'Marsha Blackburn says Republicans are actually for equal pay for women.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

CBS News

Kathleen Sebelius' legacy on Obamacare: Failure or success?

President Barack Obama applauds after announcing Director of the Office of Management and Budget Sylvia Mathews Burwell as his nominee to replace outgoing Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius , during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, April 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Healthcare Law, Law, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat, US House of Representatives

The Heritage Foundation

IRS Scandal Continues: An IRS Employee Urged People to Reelect Obama

The latest news from the U.S. Office of Special Counsel about illegal political activities at the IRS will certainly not help the administration's current narrative that there is not a "smidgen of corruption" at the IRS.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Free Republic

True the Vote Witness Who Testified on IRS Scandal Pens Blazing Letter to Grandstanding Democrat

Catherine Engelbrecht became the face of the IRS scandal with her riveting testimony before Congress on how her group True the Vote was targeted by the IRS for selective persecution and harassment.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Tax, Barack Obama

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Lucianne.com

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The percentage of family doctors supporting the UK Independence Party has surged from 0.3 percent at the last general election to a new high of 7.3 percent, almost double the amount planning to vote Liberal Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, Darrell Issa

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