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9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Interpreting The IRS Emails, Washington-Style

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., grills Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen as he testifies June 23 before the House Oversight Committee.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Jordan

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hispanic Business

Benghazi Panel to Take it Slow

Two months after the House of Representatives chartered a new committee to investigate the 2012 Benghazi attacks, the panel will begin getting down to work in July, Chairman Trey Gowdy said, but it will not be in a hurry to make headlines.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Post and Courier

Former S.C. state trooper fights for medical marijuana

Chris Raffield pushes himself to his feet on the cane he needs to support his fragile frame.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Politics, Joe Wilson, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Drink, Cocktails

Thu Jul 03, 2014

American Thinker

Fauxcahantus, beware

For centuries the term Pyrrhic victory , named after a military action in the third century BC, has come to mean winning a short term gain at a cost that ultimately lost the war.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Mark Meadows, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

USA Today

Slow, low-key start for Benghazi panel

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., says the House panel's investigation into the 2012 attacks in Benghazi will begin in earnest this month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, USA Today, Publishing, Media, John Boehner

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Export-Import Bank Could Be Reformed Rather Than Closed

The U.S. Export-Import Bank, derided by conservative critics as an expensive boondoggle, may win a reprieve from what looked like almost certain death in Congress if enough Republicans can be persuaded to let it live on, but with its wings clipped.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Todd Rokita, Jeb Hensarling

National Journal

Part of the dome of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, seen October 23, 2013.

Want to get a sense of how well known members of Congress are outside of D.C.? Here's a look.

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Related Topix: US News, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Frank Wolf

Mon Jun 30, 2014

USA Today

Bachmann slams Hillary Clinton to raise money for GOP

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., speaks to the Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Conference.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Hillary Clinton, 2012 Presidential Election, Steve King

Washington Examiner

The long road to John Boehner's lawsuit against Obama

Congress,Barack Obama,Obamacare,Senate,House of Representatives,Republican Party,John Boehner,David M. Drucker,Nancy Pelosi,PennAve,Steny Hoyer,Trey Gowdy,Presidential Nominees,Presidential Appointees,Constitution The Ohio Republican announced just last week that he would spearhead a House lawsuit against the president to challenge, in his view, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ron DeSantis, Bob Goodlatte, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Enter Stage Right

Only Obama staffers believe IRS a lost' email

If you've been skeptical about the IRS' explanation that Lois Lerner's email disappeared during a World of Warcraft online game that got out of control, I have good news.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Prison, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Elijah Cummings, Democrat

Chron

S. Carolina congressman urges Houstonians to lead change

Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., questions a witness during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's hearing on May 8, 2013, on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Baylor University

Gilmer Mirror

ImpeachmentThis, not a lawsuit, is the remedy

As Congress has lost more and more power to the Executive Branch of the U.S. government, regardless of which party holds either, those who seek to return to what the framers of the Constitution envisioned as a more Congressional form of government have become more and more frustrated.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Prison, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Reuters

All is not lost for Ex-Im Bank amid Republican jockeying

The U.S. Export-Import Bank, derided by conservative critics as an expensive boondoggle, may win a reprieve from what looked like almost certain death in Congress if enough Republicans can be persuaded to let it live on, but with its wings clipped.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Todd Rokita, Jeb Hensarling

News Max

IRS Scandal Gets Scant Media Coverage

The mainstream media's double standard when it comes to the Obama administration has now become so blatant that even members of the mainstream media are noticing.

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

The Olympian

Darrell Issa suffers from subpoena mania

Issa glared down from the dais. Although a swearing-in ritual is not usually a time for badgering the witness, he couldn't help himself.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Howard McKeon, Dave Camp

Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Hill

Tea Party's path forward uncertain

In the Mississippi Senate runoff, the Oklahoma Senate primary and a handful of New York House districts, conservative challengers fell to establishment-branded candidates, sometimes in stunning fashion.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Representative Thomas Massie, Mitch McConnell

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Free Republic

Emails: IRS Official [Lerner] Sought Audit of GOP Senator [Grassley]

Congressional investigators have uncovered emails showing that a former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the tea party investigation sought an audit of a Republican senator in December 2012.

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Related Topix: Tax, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

The Washington Post

Speaker Boehnera s Obama impeachment dress rehearsal

House Speaker John Boehner, right, watches President Barack Obama speak during a ceremony honoring the 2013 Presidents Cup U.S. team.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Representative Ron DeSantis

Petaluma360

Milbank: Issa delivers subpoenas, little else

Issa glared down from the dais. Although a swearing-in ritual is not usually a time for badgering the witness, he couldn't help himself.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Howard McKeon

Free Republic

Obama Donor Koskinen Denies White House IRS Involvement

Scandal: The endless stream of IRS visitors to the White House and the involvement of campaign donors in the Tea Party-targeting scandal belie the claim by the head of the agency that there is no White House involvement.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Hillary Clinton

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