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Lerner's Blackberry destroyed as Congress probed IRS targeting of Tea Party taxpayers

Washington, DC, United States - The Internal Revenue Service destroyed the Blackberry of Lois Lerner, the former Director of Exempt Organizations, when Congress was investigating the IRS' alleged targeting of conservative groups in 2012.


Related Topix: Tax, US News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

3 hrs ago | Watersblogged

Doug Ducey

Source: --- Tuesday, August 26, 2014State treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey won the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, US Governors, Jan Brewer

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington Examiner

Why did the government wait until now to disclose doomsday email backup?

When IRS bureaucrats decided to make life difficult for hundreds of Tea Party and conservative nonprofit applicants during the 2010 and 2012 campaigns, they frequently discussed their actions on government email accounts.


Related Topix: US News, Non-Profit, Healthcare Law, Law

Homer Tribune

Tea Party candidate favored in Homer

One surprise in the primary election results showed Joe Miller as the favored Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Homer, as well as all other District 31 precincts including Ninilchik, Kasilof and Anchor River.


Related Topix: Homer, AK, US News, Ninilchik, AK, Kasilof, AK, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Paul, Republican, US House of Representatives

CBC News

Tories tout 'traditional family values' in message to party members

Prime Minister Stephen Harper hugs a woman as he is welcomed to Arctic Bay, Nunavut Monday August 25, 2014.


Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Wedding, Drugs

Battle Creek Enquirer

Religious freedom to be discussed at Tea Partya

Religious freedom to be discussed at Tea Party meeting The county Tea Party will host representatives from two conservative groups.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court


U.S. agency for loans to businesses becomes campaign flash point

In North Carolina, Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, is siding with big business in her support of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and attacking Thom Tillis, her Republican challenger who opposes the bank but is endorsed by big business.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Alternative


Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fighting Standards That Don't Apply To Them

Opposition to the educational standards known as Common Common has come from an array of Tea Party groups, conservative think-tanks, Glenn Beck, and the Koch Brothers' Americans for Prosperity - and a few voices on the left as well.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Power Line

A Bridge to Nowhere?

My long review of Rick Perlstein's The Invisible Bridge is in the can at the Claremont Review of Books .


Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television, US News

Mass. GOP Governor Candidates Square Off in Debate

Republican gubenatorial candidates Charlie Baker and Mark Fisher squared off in a debate at The Boston Globe, just two weeks ahead of the Massachusetts primary election.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, US News, Illegal Immigration

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Fox News

GOP lawmakers say DOJ probe into IRS 'compromised,' demand special counsel

House Republicans are calling on the Department of Justice to appoint a special counsel for its probe into the IRS targeting scandal, claiming new evidence shows the investigation is "compromised" due to multiple instances of conflict of interest.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Eric Holder, Conservative Political News

Fox News

Another state adds 'Don't Tread on Me' flag to license tags

A tea party activist wears a replica of the 1775 Gadsden flag at the 2012 Tea Party Tax Day Rally in Chicago, Ill.


Related Topix: US News, Conservative Political News

The Orlando Sentinel

Scott Maxwell: Mica attacks opponent for taking union money

Over the weekend, the 22-year congressional incumbent went after his GOP opponent, retired Marine Col.


Related Topix: US News

Creative Loafing Tampa

Mitch Perry Report 8.25.14 - Rick Scott listening to the people on education?

Unless you've taken a vacation from reading about education this summer, you know that the federally mandated "Common Core" standards that are being implemented into most public school districts around the country have been severely derided by conservatives like Glenn Beck over the past year.


Related Topix: Rick Scott, US Governors, Education Etc., US News, Charlie Crist, Standardized Testing, Education

The Hill

La. Senate: The Tea Party's last hope

Establishment Republicans emerged victorious through this cycle's Senate primaries, but Tea Party conservatives are eyeing one final November clash in Louisiana.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, Louisiana

The Tea Party Governor Backlash of 2014

The conventional wisdom has it that this cycle is a GOP wave election. But beneath the surface, Democrats are doing OK-and Tea Party governors may pay the price for failing to moderate.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney


With Graham name, Democrats see rare chance for Florida win

On a campaign tour across north Florida, congressional candidate Gwen Graham kept her dad busy at a grill flipping hamburgers and hotdogs for voters.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Southerland, Florida, Florida State University, Barack Obama

Judicial Showdown at the Minnesota Republican State Fair Booth Coral

As this writer listened to the news a few days ago, he heard talk of some dust up at the Republican Party booth at the Minnesota State Fair.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Minnesota Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Power Line

Fundraising, Or Hate Speech?

It is remarkable that calls for bipartisanship in Washington generally come from Democrats and Democrat-leaning pundits.


Related Topix: US News, Mitt Romney, US Politics, The Tea Party, Pop/Rock

Silicon Alley Insider

Here's What Politics And Religion In Texas Tell Us About Modern America

TEXANS miss few opportunities to boast of their history. The capsule version, peddled by politicians and populists, is as follows.


Related Topix: Texas, Texas Government, US News