Whatever the motivations for the IRS targeting conservative groups, it has drawn condemnation from across the political spectrum. Liberals also worry the scandal will feed right-wing paranoia of government. But for conservatives, fear of federal agencies is rooted in history, not hysteria.
Faced with growing criticism about his many years as a Washington insider, Newt Gingrich has launched a new website "Answering the Attacks." But some across the political spectrum continue to raise questions about his professional and personal record.
Republicans have long argued that the problem with the economy is too much government and too much regulation. By freezing spending and cutting taxes, is President Obama agreeing with them?
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Do we really want the government to be talk radio's nanny?
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