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After meeting with President Obama and military leaders about sexual assault in the military, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he is committed to fixing the issue.
During a commencement address at Bowie State University on Friday, first lady Michelle Obama urged the graduates of the historically black university to "please stand up and reject the slander that says a black child with a book is trying to act white.”
President Barack Obama left behind scandal-focused Washington on Friday to focus on the country's slowly improving jobs picture. Obama stopped at an elementary school that provides early childhood education.
Former acting IRS comissioner Steven Miller said that he believes the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups was “absolutely not illegal” but he did acknowledge that it was inappropriate.
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Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George testified Friday on his office’s investigation into the IRS probe into conservative groups.
Former acting IRS commissioner Steve Miller testified before the House Ways and Means committee Friday on whether the tax agency misled Congress.
In a joint press conference with the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President Barack Obama addressed the situation in Syria and said, “We are going to keep increasing pressure on the Assad regime.”
It started to rain during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan in the Rose Garden at the White House, so President Obama called for relief from the Marines.
President Obama, discussing the Department of Justice's seizure of Associated Press phone records, described the "balance that we have to strike" between press freedom and national security concerns.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday announced new legislation to deal with the issue of sexual assault in the military. The Democratic from New York said the time to act is now.
In a joint press conference with the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President Barack Obama called for an investigation into the IRS, saying, “We’ve got to make sure that it is doing its job scrupulously.”
In response to critics, the White House has released 100 pages of emails and notes relating to the attack in Benghazi, Libya, in which U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed.
Sen. Kristen Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), is introducing a bill that would make historic changes to the way sexual assaults are prosecuted by the military.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), a leader of the Tea Party Caucus in the U.S. House, takes to the steps of the U.S. Capitol with other elected officials and Tea Party leaders to denounce IRS scrutiny of some conservative and religious groups.
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