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House committee votes to hold Lois Lerner in contempt

By Leigh Jones
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IRS Scandal | The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted this morning to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify…

Putting an end to taxpayer-supported political partying

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Is it possible that both political parties could unanimously agree to cut a piece of government spending? Apparently so. With a unanimous voice vote, the U.S.

Senate lacks votes to overhaul military sex assault rules

By Michael Cochrane
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Congress | The U.S. Senate blocked a bill Thursday that would have stripped senior military commanders of their authority to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses.

Is Ted Cruz out of control?

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | What you think of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, depends on who you believe. Is the freshman senator on an “ego trip,” putting himself before country (Dana…

Midday Roundup: Will a leaner Army leave America vulnerable?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Shrinking soldiers. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel wants to cut the U.S. Army down to pre-World War II levels to help control costs. In a press release…

Michele Bachmann: Undeterred and undiminished

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | With less than a year left in her fourth and final term in Congress, it’s a little early for an exit interview, but not too early to get the views of Rep.

House avoids spending debate

By Edward Lee Pitts
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Congress | Republicans lose ground in curbing spending as lawmakers turn their attention on getting reelected

Two plans, one problem, no solutions

By Andrew Branch
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Poverty | Anti-poverty proposals from Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Paul Ryan are short on specifics, long on ideals and government criticism

A New Year’s resolution … no, wish

By Marvin Olasky
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Congress | Tom Coburn, the obstetrician-turned-senator from Oklahoma, is a member of what was once called “the greatest deliberative body” and someone I really want…

Bill would restore veteran benefits

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | The budget deal passed by Congress yesterday cut military retirement benefits by $6 billion.

Senate approves budget bill

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | President Barack Obama is expected to sign the bipartisan deal

Religious freedom champion announces retirement

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Rep. Frank Wolf will leave Congress after three-plus decades

 
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