Tensions boiled over after former IRS official Lois Lerner again refused to testify before the House Oversight Committee. Chairman Darrell Issa then cut off the microphone of the ranking Democrat.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes monarch butterflies in peril, identity theft, crossbreeding super vegetables, a profile of E.E. Cummings, and how much we don't know about science.
Billions of dollars in tax revenue is lost through Swiss bank accounts, a Senate panel charges. But hundreds of billions of dollars are lost through more mundane tax evasion. Why is Congress making it harder for the IRS to collect the much bigger sum?
The House will release a tax plan on Wednesday that would cut the top individual tax rate to 25 percent. Read on for the GOP's tax proposal and and teh rest of today's tax news.
Fox News' Bill O'Reilly asked the president: 'Do you think I'm unfair to you?' 'Absolutely,' Obama said. But experts differ on whether partisan news media are cause or symptom of a polarized electorate.
Bill O'Reilly showed no deference to the president during an interview Sunday, interrupting him several times. But some Obama critics say the Fox News host merely plowed old ground and asked questions that were easy to deflect.