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Obama?s Statement on the Immigration Overhaul Bill (May 21, 2013, 09:01 PM)
The Senate Judiciary Committee passed a sweeping reworking of immigration laws on Tuesday evening, giving a bipartisan bill its first formal stamp of approval in Congress. The following is President Barack Obama's statement on the bill's passage.
Pritzker Gets Encouragement From 2 GOP Senators (May 21, 2013, 07:02 PM)
President Obama?s pick for commerce secretary,Penny Pritzker, got a boost Tuesday from two Republican senators.
Senators to Apple: We Love the iPhone (May 21, 2013, 05:54 PM)
Senate investigators on Tuesday described Apple Inc.?s tax practices as ?outrageous,? an ?absurdity? and akin to ?alchemy.? And what about Apple?s iPhones? ?I?ve got one right here,? declared Sen. Carl Levin, waving the ubiquitous device. ?It?s a terrific instrument.?
No Apologies From Former IRS Chief (May 21, 2013, 05:28 PM)
Former commissioner Douglas Shulman didn't offer an apology during his Senate hearing ? even though senators kept pressing him.
Senators Say Oklahoma Aid Would Need to Be Offset (May 21, 2013, 02:54 PM)
Several Republican senators said that the cost of any emergency aid bill crafted to provide aid to people affected by the enormous tornado that touched down in Oklahoma Monday must be offset by cuts elsewhere to the federal budget to defray costs to the taxpayer.
Spokesman: Obama Agrees With Counsel?s IRS Decision (May 21, 2013, 02:49 PM)
President Obama has faith in his chief lawyer and agrees with her decision not to inform him of a pending report on the Internal Revenue Service?s improper targeting of conservative groups, White House press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday.
Protesters in Cincinnati Denounce IRS (May 21, 2013, 01:36 PM)
Protesters at the federal building in Cincinnati denounced the IRS.
Boehner: Oklahomans Will Get Aid They Need (May 21, 2013, 11:40 AM)
House Speaker Boehner said Tuesday that lawmakers would work with the Obama administration to get Oklahomans disaster aid.
Lew Says He Heard of IRS Audit in Mid-March (May 21, 2013, 11:22 AM)
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew first learned of an audit into the Internal Revenue Service in mid-March but didn't see specific details of an inspector general's report into the targeting of conservative groups until last week, he told U.S. Senate lawmakers on Tuesday.
Obama Pledges to Help Oklahoma After Tornadoes (May 21, 2013, 10:44 AM)
President Obama promised all necessary aid to help Oklahoma after Tuesday's tornadoes.
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