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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Alliance For Justice
The IRS is getting an earful as it weighs new rules on how to treat so-called "dark-money" non-profit groups that are flooding the political scene.
The Obama administration's proposed crackdown on tea party and other nonprofit groups that want to play a role in politics is quietly crumbling as opposition builds across the political spectrum to new IRS rules.
Not satisfied with President Obama for appointing record numbers of gay, female and minority judges, liberal groups and labor unions are now pressuring the president to nominate more jurists who have backgrounds working for unions and public-interest organizations.
Senate leaders struck a bipartisan agreement Thursday to preserve the chamber's filibuster but which limits how and when the minority party can use it.
President Obama already has sketched out a left-leaning legal agenda for his second term on issues such as gun control, climate change and gay rights, but he is falling far short in nominating the judges to help him uphold it.
President Obama's nominee for U.S. marshal responded to mounting criticism Wednesday over her financial ties to a private prison company that does tens of millions of dollars in work for the U.S. government, telling a Senate panel that federal ethics officials cleared her recent consulting work for corrections giant Geo Group.