CBS: Republicans altered Benghazi emails
After the White House released 100 pages of Benghazi emails in response to Republican claims that the administration edited talking points to gain political advantage, a CBS News report alleges the Republicans altered the emails they leaked to the media.
Virginia governor's race to test Tea Party Republicans' allure
RICHMOND, Virginia - The most nail-biting governor's race this year is centering on whether a Tea Party Republican can win Virginia, the southern state that has twice backed Democratic President Barack Obama.
Republican targets IRS employees in Tea Party probe
WASHINGTON - Republicans investigating the Internal Revenue Service want to question five employees about the tax agency's targeting of the Tea Party and other conservative groups, an effort that a key lawmaker said was part of a fact-finding mission.
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Republicans demand probe of tax scrutiny of conservative groups
WASHINGTON - Republican lawmakers called on Sunday for a broad investigation of the tax agency's acknowledgement that its agents had singled out conservative political groups for more scrutiny, and demanded that President Barack Obama make clear the action was unacceptable.
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Mark Zuckerberg's Lobby Unraveling As Musk And Sacks Leave
The technology industry’s newest high-powered political lobby, FWD.us, is unraveling just a month after it launched, as two of its biggest partners, Tesla’s Elon Musk and Yammer’s David Sacks, leave the organization. Begun with a reported $20 million of Mark Zuckerberg’s own money, and rare op-ed by the politically shy Facebook founder, FWD.us has faced a torrent of criticism over funding advertisements that praise Republicans who support the controversial Keystone pipeline (below). Environmental groups were up in arms and circulated a boycott of FWD.us that had, ironically, had more supporters than FWD.us’s call to action. The Sierra Club, Progressives United and MoveOn.org were among a littany of progressive groups that are now boycotting Facebook avertisements. “Immigration reform – fine. Oil expansion and pipelines? NOT fine. Where’s the transparency here, rich dudes? Or does FWD actually stand for Fine With Drilling?,” wrote one angry commenter on the FWD.us Facebook ...