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  • IRS’s Lerner Pursued Karl Rove Group, Republicans Allege

    Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner engaged in an “aggressive and improper pursuit” of Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, a nonprofit political group advised by Republican Karl Rove, according to the House Ways and Means Committee.

  • House Panel Said to Urge Prosecuting Former IRS Executive

    The House Ways and Means Committee is meeting in private this morning as it considers urging Attorney General Eric Holder to prosecute former IRS executive Lois Lerner.

  • Jordan Says Health Law Must Be Part of Any Budget Deal

    Representative Jim Jordan, a leading member of the U.S. House’s conservative caucus, said changes to President Barack Obama’s health-care law must be part of any budget deal to end the government shutdown.

  • Deficit-Cutting With Taxes Hard Sell to Republicans: Jordan

    A House Democratic leader said a U.S. deficit-cutting agreement can’t include the extension of Bush-era tax cuts, while an influential Republican said his House colleagues won’t back a deal calling for new tax revenue.

  • Defense-Cut Hypocrisy Makes GOP Converge With Democrats

    He’s an anti-tax Republican representative from Ohio. She’s an anti-war Democratic senator from Washington state. Jim Jordan and Patty Murray have little in common, save this: Protecting multibillion-dollar defense projects in their states from budget cuts.

  • Jordan Says Deficit-Cutting With Taxes Hard Sell (Transcript)

    Representative Jim Jordan of Ohio, head of the fiscally conservative Republican Study Committee, said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that any U.S. debt- cutting proposal that includes a tax increase would be unlikely to gain a majority of the House’s Republicans.

  • House Republicans Said to Drop Two Demands on Debt Limit

    House Republican leaders are giving up efforts to couple a U.S. debt-limit increase with measures backing the Keystone XL pipeline or revoking an Obamacare insurance provision, two party leadership aides said.

  • King Says Tea Party Has Lost Shutdown Battle (Transcript)

    Representative Peter King, a New York Republican who opposed the partial U.S. government shutdown from the start, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that House Republicans aligned with the Tea Party have lost their fight with the president, and that Congress soon will open the government and raise the debt ceiling.

  • Issa Faults FBI Probe of IRS Scrutiny of Tea Party Groups

    Representative Darrell Issa questioned the legitimacy of a U.S. criminal investigation into the screening of Tea Party groups by the Internal Revenue Service, saying that anonymous leaks had harmed the inquiry.

  • Boehner’s Struggle Within Own Party Wounds House Leader

    House Speaker John Boehner will have trouble winning the next fight after the way he lost this one.

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