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GOP questions IRS scrutiny of anti-abortion groups

IOWA CITY, Iowa — When a small anti-abortion group in Iowa sought nonprofit status, the Internal Revenue Service asked its board to promise not to organize protests outside Planned Parenthood and demanded to know how its prayer meetings and protest ...

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Senate panel backs Perez to head Labor Dept.

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel has endorsed the nomination of Justice Department official Thomas Perez to head the Labor Department despite opposition from Republicans. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 12 -10 to confirm Perez, currently the ...

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Md. GOP calls for expanded jail investigation

As Maryland Republicans turned up the heat on Gov. Martin O’Malley over a high-profile corruption case in a Baltimore jail, the Democratic governor announced new steps Thursday to beef up security and uproot corruption. Del. Nicholaus Kipke joined Del. Ron ...

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