Stories by David Sherfinski

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Ron Paul: House leadership voted for "police state"

Former Rep. Ron Paul says that even had an amendment to defund some of the surveillance programs of the National Security Agency (NSA) had passed last week in the U.S. House of Representatives, it ...
By David Sherfinski

Monday, July 29, 2013

Gay immigrant partners to get equal treatment in applying for visas

Both the Obama administration and the GOP have pivoted swiftly on key regulatory and legal issues in the wake of last month's Supreme Court decision on gay marriage that invalidated a key portion ...
By David Sherfinski

Friday, July 19, 2013

IRS IG: Audit never labeled groups "conservative" or "liberal"

The chief watchdog who discovered the extra IRS scrutiny of conservative groups on Thursday rejected Democratic efforts to portray his investigation as partisan, saying Internal Revenue Service ...
By David Sherfinski

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Memo: Political motivation not evident in IRS targeting of conservative groups

A new 36-page memo from Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee said that 15 interviews with IRS employees in Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati, Ohio have revealed no ...
By David Sherfinski

Thursday, July 11, 2013

House drops food stamps, passes ag-only farm bill

House Republican leaders powered through a slimmed-down farm bill Thursday, dropping the food stamp program from the measure and leaving the rest of the bill, which maintains the farm subsidies ...
By David Sherfinski
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Arraignment coming Tuesday in Irish Travelers case
A total of 22 people - 20 identified as Travelers and two from Augusta - face racketeering charges under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.