Pages

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Treasury launches probe of lost IRS e-mails

Treasury launches probe of lost IRS e-mails


Treasury launches probe of lost IRS e-mails

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 12:10 PM PDT

Adding another layer of scrutiny for the nation's tax agency, the Treasury Department's inspector general is looking into how the Internal Revenue Service apparently lost thousands of e-mails from the account of former agency administrator Lois Lerner, a key player in the IRS targeting scandal.

Breaking: Cochran hangs on to win runoff in Mississippi

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 08:27 PM PDT

After a long and bitter fight, Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi will manage to fend off a serious tea party challenge in Tuesday's GOP Senate runoff, CNN projects, and move closer to a seventh term.

Ugliest primary nears end

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 10:23 AM PDT

Lifelong Democrat Jackie Bland is doing something she never thought she'd do: Urge people to vote for a Republican. Bland supports Thad Cochran, a six-term Mississippi senator who's trying to fend off a fierce tea party challenge to his seat from Chris McDaniel as voting got underway in Tuesday's primary runoff.

Mississippi son challenging political godfather

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 05:11 AM PDT

Former radio host and state politico Chris McDaniel is challenging veteran Sen. Thad Cochran for office in a battle of the Mississippi native sons.

At 84, Rangel faces re-election battle

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 04:24 PM PDT

After decades in Congress, New York Representative Charlie Rangel is in a fight for his political life.

Ugly primary nears end

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 11:12 AM PDT

Lifelong Democrat Jackie Bland is doing something she never thought she'd do: Urge people to vote for a Republican. Bland supports Thad Cochran, a six-term Mississippi senator who's trying to fend off a fierce tea party challenge to his seat from Chris McDaniel as voting got underway in Tuesday's primary runoff.

Spotlight on Cochran, Rangel

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 05:32 PM PDT

The political futures of two of the longest serving members of Congress are now in the hands of primary voters.

Newt: Hillary's got two left feet

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 05:16 PM PDT

Newt Gingrich debates Hillary Clinton's press troubles as of late with the Crossfire crew.

Cupp outraged over Chipotus fail

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 04:23 PM PDT

S.E. Cupp is outraged over Obama's latest trip to Chipotle.

Wendy Davis' Texas-sized battle

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 04:40 PM PDT

Gloria Borger looks at how Wendy Davis' fight against an anti-abortion bill made her a rising Democratic star in Texas.

Dems, GOP hold hands and sing!

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 05:25 PM PDT

Congressional leaders from both parties hold hands and sing "We Shall Overcome" at a commemoration ceremony.

Top IRS official beats back Republican barrage

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 03:04 PM PDT

Congressional Republicans pummeled him with questions and accusations, all but accusing him of perjury. But John Koskinen just didn't sit there and take it. The IRS commissioner hit back.

Senator's report: Bad VA care may have killed more than 1K vets

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 05:08 PM PDT

More than 1,000 veterans may have died in the last decade because of malpractice or lack of care from Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers, a new report issued by the office of Sen. Tom Coburn finds.

Kerry: 'Words are cheap' but promising in Iraq

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 05:51 AM PDT

Iraqi Kurdish President Massoud Barzani is willing to participate in the formation of a new government in Baghdad, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday.

No permisos. Lawmakers, feds debate surge of immigrant kids

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 12:34 PM PDT

They are the latest political pawns in a partisan battle over U.S. immigration: Thousands of children who have risked their lives fleeing poverty and violence in Central America seeking "permisos" or a pass to stay in America.

Bill can dance, Hillary's got two left feet

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 04:30 PM PDT

Newt Gingrich debates Hillary Clinton's press troubles as of late with the Crossfire crew.

The defender in chief to the rescue

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 04:59 PM PDT

Former President Bill Clinton is coming to the defense of his wife Hillary. Our politics panel weighs in.

Does America like its candidates poor?

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 10:01 AM PDT

Paul Begala: Democrats have long included aristocratic populists like FDR, JFK; voters won't be put off by the relative wealth of Hillary Clinton, long a tireless advocate for working people.

Hillary, money changes everything

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 04:41 PM PDT

Cyndi Lauper is one fabulous and fun sage. The girl had it goin' on way back in 1984 when she sang "Money Changes Everything." It does. Oh, I hear you. Everybody knows that.

6 times politicians tried to be like you

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 06:29 PM PDT

Can Obama avoid mission creep in Iraq?

Posted: 24 Jun 2014 05:41 PM PDT

Julian Zelizer says the logic of war makes it very difficult to avoid pouring more resources into a problem.

0 comments:

Post a Comment