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Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, Utah Republican, told John Koskinen that he is "very favorably disposed toward your nomination and want to see you confirmed" to head the IRS. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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A new "Ronald Reagan Official App" features the 40th president's speeches, quotes, dairy entries, historic photos, videos and more. (RONALD REAGAN PRESIDENTIAL FOUNDATION)

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Michigan state Sen. Gretchen Whitmer, the state Senate's Democratic minority leader, cited her own rape in criticizing the Republican-controlled Legislature's final approval on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, of a bill that bans commercial insurance policies from covering abortions unless a woman buys a separate rider to include abortion services. (AP Photo/Michigan Legislature)

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, and Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., listen to a question after announcing a tentative agreement between Republican and Democratic negotiators on a government spending plan, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Negotiators reached the modest budget agreement to restore about $65 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon, with votes expected in both houses by week's end. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Ronald O’Rourke, discusses the U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to P.L.A. Naval Forces Modernization in front of the House Armed Services Committee, in Washington, DC., Wednesday, December 11, 2013. (Andrew S Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Mr. Jim Thomas, listens to questions asked by House Armed Services Committee members, on the topic of U.S. Asia-Pacific Strategic Considerations Related to P.L.A. Naval Forces Modernization, in Washington, DC., Wednesday, December 11, 2013. (Andrew S Geraci/The Washington Times)