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'Cut up the credit card.'

'Cut up the credit card.'

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., cut up a giant poster of a credit card on the Senate floor Tuesday, saying it demonstrated why Washington politicians must end their addiction to spending money they don't have.

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Top IRS officials used private emails to share tax info

Top IRS officials used private emails to share tax info

  • Oct 8, 2013
  • Source: Breitbart
  • by: Mike Flynn

Rep. Darrell Issa, Chair of the House Oversight Committee, recently informed the IRS that the committee's investigation has revealed that senior IRS officials were using their private emails to transmit confidential tax information.

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Debt growth overpowering economic output

Debt growth overpowering economic output

The U.S. has added two times more debt than economic output in the last two years.

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Is the House GOP ready to make a deal?

Is the House GOP ready to make a deal?

With the government shutdown entering its second week and the Oct. 17 debt-limit deadline looming, House Republicans are poised to pursue a strategy that deals with each crisis separately, with an emphasis on agreeing to a short-term debt-ceiling deal as quickly as possible.

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Wall St. shrugs off 'Spectator in Chief'

Wall St. shrugs off 'Spectator in Chief'

  • Oct 7, 2013
  • Source: POLITICO
  • by: MJ Lee

Investors say they currently view the words and deeds of Congress as having more power.

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Key IRS Official To Testify

Key IRS Official To Testify

  • Oct 8, 2013
  • Source: Breitbart
  • by: Debra Heine

The IRS official in charge of tax-exempt organizations at the time when the unit targeted tea party groups, will soon have to face House Republicans about her role in the IRS scandal.

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Can we even call it a 'Slimdown?'

Can we even call it a 'Slimdown?'

$3.15 trillion of spending rolls on.

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Obamacare is bad news for Obama's hometown

Obamacare is bad news for Obama's hometown

Thanks, Obamacare

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A week later, many questions and few answers

A week later, many questions and few answers

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew refused to answer Fox host Chris Wallace's simple question this morning: How many people have signed up for Obamacare?

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Moody's not ready to downgrade the U.S. ... Yet.

Moody's not ready to downgrade the U.S. ... Yet.

  • Oct 7, 2013
  • Source: Forbes
  • by: Maggie McGrath

Moody's said in a Monday morning report that neither the shutdown nor the impending debt ceiling deadline will affect U.S. creditworthiness.

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The Shutdown: A case of the Mondays...

The Shutdown: A case of the Mondays...

  • Oct 5, 2013
  • Source: POLITICO
  • by: SEUNG MIN KIM, JOHN BRESNAHAN and BURGESS EVERETT

The government shutdown is lurching into a second week after a fruitless weekend on Capitol Hill.

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Feds blocking 'Fast and Furious' tell-all

Feds blocking 'Fast and Furious' tell-all

  • Oct 7, 2013
  • Source: The Blaze
  • by: AWR Hawkins

ATF agent John Dodson blew the cover off Fast and Furious in 2011, and the ATF is actively preventing him from publishing a tell-all book on the operation now.

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Shutdown halts Obama's regulatory march

Shutdown halts Obama's regulatory march

  • Oct 6, 2013
  • Source: The Hill
  • by: Ben Goad and Julian Hattem

The government shutdown has all but turned off the regulatory spigot, reducing the flow of new rules from federal agencies to a trickle.

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73,608 pages and counting

73,608 pages and counting

  • Oct 4, 2013
  • Source: CNBC
  • by: Mark Koba

The U.S. income tax code has grown exponentially in the code's 100 year history.

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In it to win it.

In it to win it.

'Winning' the shutdown is everything in Obama White House

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