Tea Party groups who were illicitly targeted for heightened scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service plan to sue the agency, even as its acting director resigns and the Justice Department considers criminal prosecutions.
Sen. Mike Lee (R., Ut.) and Fox News host Greta Van Susteren gave multiple examples of what they see as government waste Thursday night, ranging from signs indicating stimulus projects, government-subsidized cell phones and rural airfare.
Former Sen. Chuck Hagel on Thursday faced a barrage of criticism about his fitness to be the next defense secretary, including his agreement with a controversial statement that the United States is the “world’s bully.”
Lawmakers and activists are trying to rein in union exemptions from extortion laws after several high profile acts of suspected union sabotage in 2012.
A report from the Democratic Policy and Communications Center that lists the Democratic Senate majority’s “Accomplishments in the 112th Congress” contains distortions, exaggerations, omissions, and falsehoods.