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  • Why should the tea party be tax-exempt? [Letter]

    Why should the tea party be tax-exempt? [Letter]
    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s Sunday rant about the IRS' alleged targeting of conservative groups ("Why no outrage over the IRS' tea party targeting?" June 29) raised a basic question in my mind: Why should tea party groups get tax exempt status?...
  • The IRS email scandal: Where's the outrage?

    "Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy." That's the opening sentence of the Associated Press story on the...
  • The IRS email scandal: Where's the outrage?

    "Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy." That's the opening sentence of the Associated Press' story on...
  • Celebrities assist White House in final Obamacare push

    Celebrities assist White House in final Obamacare push
    With hours before the deadline to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the White House pulled out all the stops – fueling its final drive with celebrity tweets, an appearance by Vice President Joe Biden on the Rachael Ray show, and...
  • IRS proposes new curbs on campaigning by tax-exempt groups

    IRS proposes new curbs on campaigning by tax-exempt groups
    WASHINGTON — In a long-anticipated move to restrict the flood of secret money in campaigns, the IRS for the first time proposed rules to rein in the political activities of tax-exempt groups that have emerged as heavyweight players in American...
  • Obama to lawmakers: time to 'refocus,' ignore 'phony debates'

    WASHINGTON – President Obama said he’ll launch an effort this week to “refocus” the attention of lawmakers on the concerns of¬†middle class families, dismissing what he called “phony distractions” that have left his...
  • Liberal groups to counter anti-Obama healthcare efforts in August

    Liberal groups to counter anti-Obama healthcare efforts in August
    With tea party Republicans threatening to shut down the government in an effort to roll back President Obama's healthcare law, several progressive groups are teaming up in a new effort to convince skeptical voters of the benefits of the new law....
  • Environmentalists give Rep. Wittman Climate Change Denier 'award'

    Environmentalists give Rep. Wittman Climate Change Denier 'award'
    Environmentalists are giving Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman a trophy, albeit a dubious one: the Congressional Climate Change Deniers Award. Christine Llewellyn, director of the Williamsburg Climate Action Network, says it’s in the shape of a...
  • Obama says he's got one more campaign in him: the fight for Obamacare

    Obama says he's got one more campaign in him: the fight for Obamacare
    WASHINGTON – President Obama put a new shine on his Obamacare pitch Monday night and asked his most loyal supporters to help him sell it to the American people. Obama urged Organizing for Action volunteers to help him spread "far and wide" the...
  • Obama, admitting problems, asks backers to rally for healthcare law

    Obama, admitting problems, asks backers to rally for healthcare law
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama told supporters to tune out the “noise” and the “setbacks” to his floundering healthcare law on Monday as he tried to motivate his network of activists to join a campaign to boost enrollment....
  • Obama finds a way to ruin Thanksgiving

    For some, Thanksgiving is difficult enough with abrasive relatives gobbling up your food without a scintilla of gratitude. Now President Obama comes along with a proposal that could cause turmoil in even the happiest of homes. The president wants us to...