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Oversight member on Lois Lerner coordination with DOJ: ‘Now I see why IRS is scared to give up emails’

Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Rep. Darrell Issa (D-CA) listens to his staff member during the Committee hearing on

Key members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform expressed outrage at revelations made in newly released emails showing ex-IRS official Lois Lerner coordinating with the Department of Justice on prosecuting nonprofit groups.

Tea party fights Comcast merger

1:57 PM 04/16/2014

Tea party groups are fighting back against Comcast's attempted merger with Time Warner Cable, making the tea party one of the only political elements questioning the well-funded lobbying campaign to approve the MSNBC parent company's potential monopoly.

Rep. Louie Gohmert: Holder’s ‘childish and lame’ performance at hearing undermines his credibility on the IRS scandal

10:36 PM 04/15/2014

Republican Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert said that his recent heated exchange with Attorney General Eric Holder exposed Holder as a "partisan and extremely petty" individual and undermined Holder's ability to  defend the Obama administration on the IRS scandal in coming weeks.

UPDATE: No Boehner involvement in trying to get primary rival’s ‘Electile Dysfunction’ ad pulled off Breitbart

8:45 PM 04/14/2014

UPDATE: Breitbart News' Brandon Darby disputed this report after publication, claiming that no one from Boehner's office reached out with a request to take down the video. The original source for this story -- a Winteregg consultant -- has also recanted the allegation.

Obama falsely claims that Jesus’ resurrection occurred ‘more than 2,000 years ago’

12:36 PM 04/14/2014

President Obama falsely claimed that Jesus Christ died more than 2,000 years ago.

Lois Lerner sits in her lavish house on $2.4 million property as she awaits possible contempt charge

10:50 AM 04/14/2014

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner is living the life of a private citizen at her more-than $2.4 million property in Bethesda, Md. while Republicans consider holding a House floor vote to hold her in contempt of Congress.

Obama’s budget proposal brings him up to 442 proposed tax hikes in office

10:05 AM 04/14/2014

President Obama's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal includes 93 new tax increases, which brings the total number of tax hikes Obama has proposed in office up to 442.

Did Sharyl Attkisson get too close to the truth?

9:46 AM 04/14/2014

Former CBS News investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson, who said Sunday that the network did not want to deal with the "headache" of covering Obama controversies, seems happy to be free from the network.

Boehner’s tea party primary challenger accuses him of ‘Electile Dysfunction’ in new ad [VIDEO]

1:14 AM 04/14/2014

House Speaker John Boehner's tea party primary opponent J.D. Winteregg is releasing a new parody ad Monday accusing Boehner of "Electile Dysfunction."

Virginia GOP official that dissed anti-amnesty Republicans skips Laura Ingraham radio show

11:44 PM 04/10/2014

Virginia Republican Party executive director Shaun Kenney was a "no show" to conservative host Laura Ingraham's radio program Thursday.

MSNBC castoffs meet to talk about ‘corporate USA’ at a literary supper club

11:21 PM 04/10/2014

Former MSNBC hosts Martin Bashir and Dylan Ratigan enjoyed a meal together Thursday night, possibly to discuss not working in cable television anymore.

Lois Lerner talked about working for Obama’s group Organizing for Action while she had official oversight over it

12:42 PM 04/09/2014

Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner talked about taking a job with President Barack Obama's nonprofit advocacy group Organizing for Action (OFA) while she had official oversight at the IRS over nonprofit tax-exempt groups.

House Ways and Means committee refers Lois Lerner to DOJ for criminal prosecution

12:15 PM 04/09/2014

The House Committee on Ways and Means voted Wednesday to refer ex-IRS official Lois Lerner to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for criminal prosecution.

Virginia GOP executive director praised amnesty, slammed fellow Republicans for being scared of ‘The Other’ in office meeting [VIDEO]

4:43 PM 04/08/2014

Newly minted Virginia Republican executive director Shaun Kenney said that immigration reform is the right thing to do, and criticized people opposed to amnesty as being uncomfortable with "the Other."

House Ways and Means committee to vote on criminal charges for Lois Lerner

3:49 PM 04/07/2014

The House Committee on Ways and Means will vote Wednesday on whether to refer ex-IRS official Lois Lerner to the Department of Justice (DOJ) on criminal charges, The Daily Caller has learned.

Eric Holder to introduce ‘How the Gun Won’ discussion at Sharpton convention

3:41 PM 04/07/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder will introduce panel with gun-control activists at Al Sharpton's National Action (NAN) convention this week on "How the Gun Won."

IRS agents’ testimony: NO progressive groups were targeted by IRS

11:19 AM 04/07/2014

IRS agents testified before Congress that the agency's political targeting did not apply to progressive groups as Democrats and the media have claimed, according to a bombshell new staff report prepared by the House Oversight Committee chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa.

Sources: Volkswagen seeks Obama admin’s help to unionize plant, despite election results

11:11 AM 04/07/2014

Volkswagen is planning to hand control of its Chattanooga plant to the United Auto Workers (UAW), even though UAW lost its election.

Top one percent took in 95 percent of income gains during Obama’s recovery

9:54 AM 04/07/2014

The nation's top one percent of income-earners took in 95 percent of the income gains since the Great Recession.