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IRS May Stonewall Tea Party Probe For Years


The IRS expects you to pay taxes on time, but says it will take years before it complies with a Congressional subpoena.

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LISTEN: Tea Party Leader Says IRS Finally Approved Her Tax Exempt Application

Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin questioned the timing of the approval, which came just hours before she testified before a House Oversight panel.

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Cantor’s Big Business Agenda Sparks Primary Challenge

FEELING HEAT: House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's flexibility on immigration reform makes him vulnerable to charges that he has lost touch with conservative principles.

Dave Brat is challenging Rep. Eric Cantor in a Republican primary — and giving the House majority leader a verbal thrashing on immigration.

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Is Ed Gillespie Facing An Ambush In Virginia?

BATTLE-READY: U.S. Senate hopeful Howie Lind predicts he will have an edge at the GOP nominating convention.

National Republicans figure Ed Gillespie can give Democratic Sen. Mark Warner a run for his money this November.

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Bachmann Links IRS Scandal To Obamacare

“It is very important to ask and it is reasonable to ask: could there potentially be political implications regarding health care, access to health care, denial of health care,” Bachmann said.

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Blasting ‘Big-Government GOP,’ Viguerie Plots ‘Takeover’

In an exclusive interview with Watchdog.org, Viguerie wasn’t shy about calling out the “big-government wing of the Republican Party.”

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Ken Cuccinelli-Terry McAuliffe Battle Looms in Virginia’s Governor Race

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Tea party favorite Ken Cuccinelli all but locked up Virginia’s 2013 GOP gubernatorial nomination Wednesday when rival Bill Bolling pulled out of the contest. Bolling, currently serving as lieutenant governor, cleared the way for the less-senior Bob McDonnell to run for governor in 2009. Now, according to multiple news reports, […]

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Missouri And Michigan Primaries Highlight Tea Party, Establishment Strength

A scattering of primary elections across the country Tuesday painted a mixed picture of Republican Party trends as November approaches.

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LISTEN: Occupy Group Recreates Continental Congress

Activists within the Occupy movement have come up with a clear list of political reforms they want to see happen.

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Tea Party Activist: Poverty In America Is A Myth

Arkady Faktorovich, a representative for Tea Party Patriots, denounced the idea that poverty exists in American Monday, calling it, “a myth.” As an immigrant from the former Soviet Union, Faktorovich explained that even in America’s projects, poverty does not exists since denizens in low-income housing receive government funding when unemployed. “There is a myth that […]

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Obama Signs Bill Banning Iranian Diplomat From U.S.

Hamid Abutalebi was involved in the 1979 hostage crisis in Iran where Americans were held for more than a year.

Homs, Syria A “Theatre Of Death And Destruction”: UN Envoy

Recent fighting in the city has cut its residents off from urgent deliveries of humanitarian aid, the opposition Syrian National Coalition said.

Crimea Will Be Ours Again: Ukraine PM

Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Ukraine is ready to fight to hold onto the annexed region, but will concentrate on working with the international community.

Review On Keystone Pipeline Delayed, Again

The delayed review of the pipeline now likely takes the issue off the table for the upcoming November elections.

White House: Antisemitic Flyers Disturbing, But Origins Unclear

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney on Friday told TRNS he wasn’t sure who was behind antisemitic flyers in eastern Ukraine.

Experts: Despite Little Progress, ‘Pivot To Asia’ Not Yet Dead

Senior Administration Officials

A talk hosted by The Brookings Institution looked at how the Obama administration can still make it’s ‘pivot to Asia’ work despite lost time.