A congressional committee voted Wednesday to refer former IRS official Lois Lerner to the Justice Department for potential criminal prosecution, citing e-mails that suggest Lerner might have targeted Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS. Another committee could act Thursday.
Medicare millionaires: An AP analysis of federal data shows that 344 physicians made at least $3 million from Medicare in 2012. About 1 in 4 of the top-paid doctors — 87 of them — practice in Florida, a state known both for high Medicare spending and widespread fraud.
Amid GOP cries to 'do something' on Ukraine, the Pentagon weighs increasing military exercises, forward deploying equipment and personnel, and increasing naval, air, and ground presence. But there are also risks in doing too much, Pentagon officials say.
Last year's American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA) restored pre-Bush taxes for high-income households, while the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) created two new taxes aimed at high-income individuals.