The Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups is outrageous, but TIME’s Joe Klein says Washington should focus on larger issues like the collapse of the middle class
The question is, how was this different from previous government attempts to track down inside sources who leaked secrets–as in the Valerie Plame/Scooter Libby fracas during the Bush Administration?
However far into the distance Cameron seems to gaze, no matter where he roams, his primary focus remains back home in Westminster and on Britain and its relationship with the European Union.
In the news: the IRS, Benghazi, Obamacare, Angelina Jolie, the US drone economy, and “Bitter Pill”
Republicans attack Obama for policies that have a familiar ring.
Auditing so-called social-welfare groups isn’t a mistake. The problem was the IRS chose its targets poorly
Jon Stewart responds to the government investigation into outrageous pricing in the U.S. health care system launched in the wake of Steve Brill’s special exposé.
Minnesota is set to become the first state in Midwest to legalize gay marriage by legislative vote, and the third nationwide in just 10 days, joining Rhode Island and Delaware
The Washington Post’s Jackson Diehl is usually a reliable, and responsible, advocate for neocon-ish policies in the Middle East. His column today is a rebuke to those trying to make the Benghazi tragedy into a scandal.
Obama’s remarks were an attempt to knock the issue off the front page and back to the fringe. Instead his approach may add fuel to the fire