CapitolInq Archive: May, 2013

Meehan: where's the accountability?

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Pat Meehan, a Delaware County Republican, ripped into the Obama administration responses to a series of controversies... Read more

Toomey: IRS actions seem "completely politically motivated"

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UPDATED 12:45 WASHINGTON -- Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican, said the IRS' added scrutiny on tea party groups appears "completely... Read more

Lautenberg returns to DC

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WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg was back in the Capitol for the second time since February this afternoon, but he didn’t... Read more

Lautenberg to return for Thurs meeting

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WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg is expected back in Washington Thursday to help advance President Obama’s nominee to lead... Read more

Toomey, Menendez clash on flood insurance

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WASHINGTON – A debate over the federal flood insurance program sparked cross-river crossfire today, with New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob... Read more

Casey: bring Olympics to Philadelphia

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WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.) sent a letter to the U.S. Olympic Committee today backing Philadelphia’s bid to host the 2024... Read more

Three thoughts on Booker's fund-raising

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Here are three left-over thoughts based on my Sunday story looking at Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s early fund-raising push, his help from... Read more

Bloomberg group launches ad praising Toomey

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WASHINGTON – Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the gun control group led by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is launching a television ad... Read more