Lois Lerner, head of the IRS unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status to groups, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday at the start of a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny the IRS gave to Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.
Taking the fifth
The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency’s targeting of conservative groups told Congress on Wednesday that she had done nothing wrong in the episode, and then invoked her constitutional right to refuse to answer lawmakers’ questions.
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- Taking the fifth
Local athletes set sights on state titles
A host of local athletes, including five individual region champions and five region champion relay teams, will have their sights set on state titles this weekend at the Maryland Track and Field State Championships at Morgan State University.
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Maryland school officials on Tuesday put an exclamation point on the need to take student-athlete concussions more seriously.
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If you can read this, thank the Founders
Now and then, people ask me if I am a conservative or a liberal.
I tell them, “Yes,” and that usually confuses them. Then I add that whether I am a conservative or a liberal depends upon the issue.
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