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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Delusional Democrats

    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Maryland Democrat, is vigorously attempting to shift the deck chairs on the Internal Revenue Service's Titanic to make it seem like the IRS committed no wrongs in the targeting of conservative groups seeking nonprofit status for their organizations ("Treasury IG needs to explain scope of IRS investigation, Rep. Elijah Cummings says," Web, July 12).


  • ** FILE ** J. Russell George is the Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration. (Associated Press)

    Democrats want to probe IG who started IRS scandal; question GOP bias

    As Republicans press their investigation into the Internal Revenue Service, Democrats are trying to turn the focus to the Republican ties of the agency's chief investigator, Inspector General J. Russell George, whose May audit ignited the firestorm.


  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    SEKULOW: Moving a Washington scandal out of town

    It's amazing that there are those - including The New York Times - that continue to prop up the flawed finger-pointing of the Internal Revenue Service, blaming a couple of rogue agents out of its Cincinnati office for the unlawful targeting of conservative groups.


  • Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Maryland Democrat, released excerpts appearing to support his case that neither the White House nor the IRS headquarters in Washington pushed for extra scrutiny of the conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. (Associated Press)

    Issa urged to release IRS interviews; Democrat Cummings: 'Wrap this up and move on'

    Two employees from the Internal Revenue Service's Cincinnati office involved in the targeting of conservative groups have met with House investigators, but exactly what was learned from those interviews varies greatly depending on which lawmaker you ask — and which excerpts each has chosen to release to the public.


  • Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Maryland Democrat (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Rep. Darrell Issa slams Rep. Elijah Cummings: IRS scandal is not 'solved'

    Rep. Darrell E. Issa blasted Rep. Elijah E. Cummings on Sunday after the latter asserted that the Internal Revenue Service scandal involving the targeting of conservatives had been "solved."


  • ** FILE **  House Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio (Associated Press)

    Boehner sees proof of Benghazi cover-up in Obama administration emails

    House Speaker John A. Boehner on Thursday called on President Obama to release a cache of emails that Republicans say clearly prove senior White House and State Department officials sought to mislead the American public about the Benghazi terrorist attack during last year's election campaign.


  • **FILE** Hillary Rodham Clinton (Associated Press)

    Hillary Clinton absent from Benghazi hearing, but ‘What difference’ words were looming

    Hanging over Wednesday's hearing on administration failings during the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi, Libya, was former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's question: "What difference at this point does it make?"


  • **FILE** Rep. Elijah E. Cummings Maryland Democrat (Associated Press)

    Cummings: Postal Service's cuts would unduly affect minorities

    The U.S. Postal Service's decision to cut Saturday delivery could disproportionally affect minorities, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said Friday.


  • ** FILE ** In this March 31, 2011, file photo House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, Caliornia Republican, right, accompanied by the committee's ranking Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings, Maryland Democrat, presides over the committee's hearing on the Freedom of Information Act on Capitol Hill. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

    Obama pressed on information requests

    Watchdog groups have repeatedly taken President Obama to task for not living up to his pledge to run the "most open and transparent administration in history." Now, the bipartisan leaders of a congressional oversight panel are piling on with fresh criticism of the administration's performance.


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