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Video: Paul Ryan blasts IRS: ‘No one believes you’

MUST SEE VIDEO>>> Paul Ryan GOES OFF on IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) went off on shady IRS Commissioner John Koskinen today during testimony on the “lost” Lois Lerner emails. The IRS notified Congress last week that they had lost two years of Lerner’s emails. Ryan told Koskinen: “I don’t believe you!” It’s about time someone went off on this guy: Via – Gateway Pundit Videos: Paul [...]

Rep. Eric Cantor to Resign as House Majority Leader

House Majority Leader Eric I. Cantor (R-Va.) plans to step down from his leadership post by the end of July setting off a weeks-long scramble for the number two leadership post, according to three Republicans familiar with his plans. Cantor will formally announce his plans later Wednesday in a meeting with his House Republican colleagues in the basement of the U.S. Capitol. Read more about it here.

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Pelosi Names 5 Democrats to sit on Benghazi Select Committee

House Minority Leader Pelosi has named 5 Benghazi select committee Democrats: Representatives Elijah Cummings(D-MD) , Adam Smith (D-WA), Adam B. Schiff (D-CA), Linda T. Sánchez (D-CA), and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL). The ranking Democrat on the committee will be Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). Further information on Pelosi’s Choices: Adam Smith (D-WA), Ranking Member, Armed Services Committee Adam B. Schiff (D-CA), Committee on Appropriations (Subcommittee on State & Foreign Operations), Permanent Select Committee on [...]

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Clay Aiken wins Dem Primary after Opponent Keith Crisco Dies Suddenly

We guess the race is no longer ‘Too Close to call’ as Clay Aiken’s opponent,  Keith Crisco,  died suddenly following a fall.  Aiken and Crisco were running in the Democratic primary  in North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district. Crisco had a long history of involvement in Asheboro’s business and local government scene. He was a co-founder of Asheboro Elastics Corp. and received much recognition for the success of his narrow-elastics business [...]

Gov Jobs – EPA $122,000 per year watching porn 2-6 hrs per day

The EPA confirmed Wednesday that one of their employees, who was rewarded with “performance awards” watched pornography while on the job, as previously reported by the Washington Free Beacon. Rep. John Mica (R., Fla) questioned Allan Williams, the deputy assistant inspector general for investigations at the House Oversight Committee over the employees’ “work activities.” “So this guy is making $120,000, spending two to six hours a day looking at porno. [...]