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Federal Judge Threatens to Hold IRS Commissioner, Justice Attorneys in Contempt over Lerner Emails

This has been quite a time for those of us demanding that the Obama IRS be held accountable to the rule of law for its abuse of innocent taxpayers. Judicial Watch received more documents that expose more Obama administration misconduct and lies in the IRS scandal. Now a federal court judge threatened to hold the IRS Commissioner personally in contempt over the agency’s violation of his court orders.

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A 390-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Survived an Atomic Bomb, and No One Knew Until 2001

Moses Weisberg was walking his bicycle through the National Arboretum in Northeast Washington when he stopped at a mushroom-shaped tree. The first thing he noticed was the thickness of the trunk, estimated at almost a foot and a half in diameter. And then there was the abundance of spindly leaves, a healthy head of hair for a botanical relic 390 years old.

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The Nuclear Option: The Democratic Primary Needs Joe Biden

So who does hold the trump card for Democrats? Who is the one Democrat who could keep all of Hillary Clinton’s supporters and mop up all the voters dissatisfied with her — all the while remaining at least marginally acceptable to the broader American electorate?

Only one man: Joseph R. Biden.

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Jewish Community: ‘Fratricide’ over Iran Deal

While Israelis, left and right, are overwhelmingly opposed to the deal, American Jews are torn between their general support for President Barack Obama–only black voters have been more loyal–and the reality of what the deal will do to strengthen Iran and threaten both American and Israeli security.

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Jerry Brown Welcomes Obama’s Coal Crackdown

California Gov. Jerry Brown welcomed President Barack Obama’s “Clean Power Plan,” a new set of environmental regulations to cut down what the administration calls “carbon pollution.” The goal is to cut national carbon dioxide emissions 32% from 2005 levels by 2030.

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