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WASHINGTON – The outgoing head of the IRS said the agency still doesn’t know which staff members were responsible for using politically-loaded language to screen out nonprofit groups, as senators pressed them to explain how certain...
WASHINGTON – Pennsylvania's two U.S. senators both worry the controversy surrounding the Internal Revenue Service could slow progress in an already divisive and stymied Washington. Democrat Bob Casey and Republican Pat Toomey spoke out Monday...
Pennsylvania Ave.House Republicans' unwillingness to accept the Senate version of a payroll tax cut -- a measure that secured most Senate Republican support, including from Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey, leaves Congress with just ten days to come to an agreement or else......
Pennsylvania Ave.It may arguably be the chocolate of the 1 percent, but we're sure New Mexico Democrat Tom Udall enjoyed it all the same. It was a gift after all. A gift from Pennsylvania's Bob Casey. Monday evening between votes, a......
Pennsylvania Ave.At each of the three Sept. 11 memorials in Pennsylvania, New York and Virginia there will now be displayed a Congressional Gold Medal honoring the Americans that died there. The Senate cleared for the president’s signature Thursday night a bill........
Pennsylvania Ave.Republican Armstrong County businessman, Tom Smith, is the first candidate out of the gate in the Pennsylvania Senate race with a 30-second television ad that began airing Thursday morning in certain Pennsylvania markets. It's mostly a bio spot to...
Pennsylvania Ave.In the days following his 2010 Senate victory, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey co-authored an op-ed in USA Today with an unlikely future colleague, Democrat Claire McCaskill. Together, the senator-elect and the Missouri senator called for a moratorium on earmarks....
Pennsylvania Ave.Chuck Schumer lives in New York. Pat Toomey worked in New York in his 20s. And that's about where their similiarities end. But the outspoken, veteran Democrat and the fiscal hawk, freshman Republican teamed up Thursday on a jobs creation......
Although polls nationwide and in Indiana show overwhelming support for tightening background checks for gun purchases,Sen. Dan Coats, Indiana's Republican senior senator, voted "no." He says most constituents who contacted him wanted him to do just that....
How could it be that even a single U.S. senator — no matter how opposed to gun control — could vote to hold up consideration of a proposal to require background checks for gun purchases? This is an idea not only embraced by something in the...
The Hartford CourantThe leader of gun-violence prevention efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives was in Connecticut on Friday to help Democrats execute their new strategy: Demonstrate enough support in the lower chamber to compel the U.S. Senate to revisit the bill...
Call Washington BureauPennsylvania's two U.S. senators sit on the powerful tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, which will begin its investigation of the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups at a hearing on Tuesday. Republicans and Democrats are...
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