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IRS Funding Battles Turn Ugly
www.forbes.com
In 14 pages the newly released House Ways and Means Committee majority staff report blisters the IRS for treating taxpayers like dirt. [...]
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Justices Drop Another Clue About Obamacare’s Future
www.bloombergview.com
Is it better to follow the strict letter of the law or to adjust it where appropriate to produce a more equitable result? This is one of the oldest questions in legal thought, one that can be traced back at least to Aristotle -- and on Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court weighed in, 5-4, on the side of equity, with Justice Anthony Kennedy providing the deciding vote. [...]
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Facing threat in Congress, Pentagon races to resettle Guantanamo inmates
www.santafenewmexican.com
Forty-eight of the prisoners approved for transfer out of Guantanamo Bay are Yemeni.  [...]
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Release of Benghazi Report on Hillary Clinton Likely Pushed to Election Season
www.bloomberg.com
The findings of a Republican-led committee investigating Hillary Clinton’s response to the deadly 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, likely will not be released until next year, just months before the 2016 presidential election. [...]
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Republicans Rally to Legalize Low-THC Cannabis Everywhere
www.usnews.com
Rep. Paul Ryan joins GOP-led effort that would legalize hemp, low-THC cannabis. [...]
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U.S. Treasury warns Congress currency push could derail Pacific pact
kfgo.com
U.S. lawmakers' proposals to sanction countries that deliberately weaken their currencies could derail a Pacific trade pact that is a key ... [...]
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DEA chief to step down, Congress probes sex party leaks
wtaq.com
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's chief will step down within weeks, the Obama administration said on Tuesday, as a congressional panel planned to examine ... [...]
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U.S.-Japan Fail to Seal Trade Agreement Before Abe U.S. Trip
www.bloomberg.com
U.S. and Japanese officials failed to reach agreement in marathon trade talks in Tokyo, a setback for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s hopes of arriving for a summit in Washington next week with a pact in hand. [...]
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U.S. business groups to urge Congress to approve fast-track trade authority
kfgo.com
Almost 300 business groups from across the United States are urging swift passage of a bipartisan bill in Congress that would "fast-track" trade deals, in a letter ... [...]
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Clinton cash questions over Russian deal
www.bbc.co.uk
New investigations into Clinton family finances reveal possible conflicts of interest - but is there fire behind the smoke? [...]
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Loretta Lynch confirmed as new US attorney general
www.bbc.co.uk
The US Senate confirms the nomination of Loretta Lynch as the next US Attorney General, making her the first black woman to take up the post. [...]
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Obama on Russian Missile Sale to Iran: No Big Deal, They’re Just ‘Defensive’
pjmedia.com
Obama says Putin's sale to Iran is no big deal since the missiles will just be [...]
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Do Republicans Feel More Allegiance to Benjamin Netanyahu Than Barack Obama?
www.slate.com
Last month, at the unilateral invitation of Republicans, and against the will of a Democratic president, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of Congress. He argued for a foreign policy that matched the views of congressional Republicans, not the views of the U.S. administration. Many people, including... [...]
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Obama makes new push on middle-class tax proposals
www.usnews.com
President Barack Obama is using Tax Day to draw new attention to family-friendly tax proposals that haven't exactly been embraced by the Republican leaders of Congress. [...]
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Will a ‘feared’ book damage Hillary’s presidential hopes?
www.bbc.co.uk
Clinton Cash alleges that Hillary Clinton granted favours to foreign interests. Is there substance behind what the New York Times calls the "most anticipated" book of the campaign so far? [...]
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FBI admits forensic evidence errors in hundreds of cases
www.bbc.co.uk
The FBI admits "errors" over many years in evidence provided by its forensics lab to US courts to secure convictions, including in death penalty cases. [...]
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Appeals court to hear Obama’s immigration action
www.upi.com
Appellate judges will consider lifting a temporary ban by a Texas federal judge on President Barack Obama's executive action that shields millions from deportation. [...]
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