Democrats call for controls on tax-exempt groups at IRS hearing
WASHINGTON - As they joined Republicans on Tuesday in bashing the Internal Revenue Service for targeting conservative groups that sought tax-exempt status, Senate Democrats had another target: the regulations that require the tax agency to weigh the political activity of such groups.
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Analysis: Some Republicans see new scandal in Sebelius fundraising
WASHINGTON - With the White House already reeling from three major controversies, some Republican lawmakers are zeroing in on what they perceive is another possible scandal tied to President Barack Obama's landmark health reform law just as it nears implementation.
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White House accuses Republicans of 'fishing expeditions'
WASHINGTON - The White House on Sunday accused Republicans of conducting political "fishing expeditions," while Republican lawmakers showed no let up in attacking President Barack Obama's administration for a culture of what they called cover-up and "intimidation."
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Illinois Senate passes medical marijuana bill, now up to Governor
The Illinois senate passed a medical marijuana bill on Friday by a 35-21 vote after a debate that saw several Republicans speak out against the bill. The bill already passed the Illinois House and now awaits Governor Pat Quinn's signature to become law.
Republican cites IRS scandal in close Virginia governor's race
RICHMOND, Virginia - Virginia Republicans on Saturday formally nominated Ken Cuccinelli for governor in the nation's marquee 2013 political race, and the conservative attorney general wasted no time reminding voters of the scandals facing President Barack Obama.
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