House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) announced his resignation from Congress Friday, explaining that he will leave his post on Capitol Hill at the end of October amid “leadership turmoil.”
Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner last year accused Republican congressional investigators probing the IRS targeting scandal of being “evil and dishonest,” insisting later that she was “never a political person.”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) accused the Obama administration of misleading Congress and hiding evidence in order to conceal the effort by the Internal Revenue Service to target conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
A crisis public relations firm retained by Planned Parenthood in the wake of an undercover investigation into the organization’s sale of aborted babies’ organs has requested media not share videos from the investigation.
Hillary Clinton and her campaign team have been excruciatingly opaque in terms of explaining where the journeyman candidate stands on key policy issues. However, they have been completely forthcoming when it comes to the “gender card.” She intends to play it early and often.
Funding for the U.S. Export-Import Bank expires at midnight, but efforts by conservative members of Congress to seal the agency’s fate once and for all are not done yet.
Senate Republicans hope to use their new majority to rein in President Obama’s National Labor Relations Board.