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McConnell & the IRS Scandal


By Jeff Zeleny - ABC News

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WASHINGTON — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is seizing on the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service in a new campaign advertisement, using vintage video footage of Richard Nixon to amplify his criticism of President Obama and his administration.

No opponent has yet emerged to challenge McConnell in Kentucky, so he is biding his time by sharply condemning the Obama administration in the wake of the IRS acknowledging that conservative groups had been unfairly targeted.

It is the clearest sign yet the IRS controversy is likely to play a central role in the midterm elections next year.

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Serving Those Who Served

By: James Carafano/ May 27, 2013 at 7:00 am

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There is no greater way to honor their memory than making a personal commitment to serving those who served—our 22 million living American veterans and their families.

Those who give the most have the set the bar high for the rest of us. The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation was founded by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, which consists exclusively of the living Medal of Honor recipients. These brave men have committed themselves to continuing a life of service to their nation.

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Temporary Housing Offered by OBU

OBU is offering transitional housing in Agee Residence Center for those who have lost or sustained damage to their homes. Up to 350 beds are available through May 29 when the rooms will need to be vacated for previously contracted summer camps.

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