Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) said it may take an independent investigation to hold responsible officials accountable for the IRS conservative targeting scandal Tuesday on Fox News. Responding to reports that Lois Lerner, the head of the tax-exempt division of the IRS, would not testify about improper screening but instead would invoke her 5th Amendment …
Sen. John Thune (R., S.D.) sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Tuesday asking them to halt issuing or enforcing regulations drafted under Laura Hall Ingraham’s supervision at the IRS Obamacare office.
Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday attempted to shift some blame for the Internal Revenue Service’s alleged targeting of conservative organizations on the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling, which held that the government cannot limit political spending by corporations, unions, and other groups.
A coalition of over 60 prominent conservative leaders has “serious concerns” about the proposed Senate immigration reform legislation, according to a letter that will be released on Tuesday.
The House of Representatives will consider a bill that would ban abortions across the country after 20 weeks of pregnancy, Rep. Trent Franks (R., Ariz.) announced Friday.
The federal government’s regulatory burden is now at a staggering level, reaching the tens of billions of dollars in annual costs. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) has been working to throw some road tacks underneath it.
The union representing U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials will officially oppose the proposed Senate immigration reform legislation on Monday, according to an advance statement obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Rep. Tom Price (R., Ga.) called on Sarah Hall Ingram to step back from her position overseeing the agency’s enforcement of Obamacare until a thorough investigation was conclude, given her involvement at the IRS during the targeting of conservative tax-exempt groups. Price also rebuked Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) for not answering ABC host George …