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WashingtonExaminer – Is The IRS Scandal The Ultimate Test Of The Constitution’s Checks And Balances? – 15 July 2014

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By Mark Tapscott

Two federal judges acting within 24 hours of each other last Thursday and Friday served notice on the IRS that it’s time to pay up.

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WashingtonExaminer – No Iran Breakthrough With John Kerry In Vienna – 14 July 2014

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VIENNA (AP) — Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nuclear talks with Iran, with the target date for a deal only a week away.

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WashingtonExaminer – Will John Boehner Declare: ‘Impeachment Is Off The Table’? – 9 July 2014

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By Byron York 

These days there seems to be an increasing number of calls to impeach President Obama.

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WashingtonExaminer – John Boehner Doubles Down On Presidential Lawsuit – 8 July 2014

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A presidential lawsuit could be on the way by the end of July.

Speaker of the House John Boehner announced last month plans to sue President Obama for his use of executive actions to circumvent Congress and not “faithfully executing the laws of the country.”

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WashingtonExaminer – The Fight In Congress That Has Democrats Defending Big Business – 6 July 2014

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By Susan Ferrechio

If anyone doubted that politics makes strange bedfellows, consider this: In the battle to renew the Export-Import Bank, Senate Democrats are lining up behind the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, while many Republicans are in sympathy with Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the iconic foe of crony capitalism.

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WashingtonExaminer – John Boehner Warns Harry Reid Ready To Reinstate Earmark Spending – 2 July 2014

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House Speaker John Boehner, who has vowed to ban congressional earmarks for pork barrel projects, is warning that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and his deputy, Sen. Dick Durbin, are readying a package of special projects funding like the old “bridge to nowhere.”
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WashingtonExaminer – The Long Road To John Boehner’s Lawsuit Against Obama – 30 June 2014

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By David M. Drucker

House Speaker John Boehner has been quietly preparing to sue President Obama for months.

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WashingtonExaminer – Despite The Grousing, Voters Rarely Fire Lawmakers – 30 June 2014

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is wildly unpopular.

In fact, two-thirds of Americans want their own House member booted. And the tea party is dogging longtime Republican lawmakers.

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WashingtonExaminer – Congress Turns Up Pressure On IRS, Demands Answers From White House, Treasury – 28 June 2014

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Congress broadened its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service‘s targeting of conservative groups and the disappearance of two years’ worth of subpoenaed emails Friday by demanding that the White House and Treasury Department answer specific questions regarding the scandal.

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WashingtonExaminer – Could A Supreme Court Ruling Invalidate Consumer Watchdog Agency’s Decisions? – 27 June 2014

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By Susan Ferrechio

House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling said some of the actions made by the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau may be invalid following a Thursday Supreme Court ruling on recess appointments.

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