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File photo of Gen. David Petraeus. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tampa Socialite Sues Gov’t Over Petraeus Scandal

A Tampa, Fla., socialite and her husband claimed in a lawsuit Monday that the government willfully leaked false and defamatory information about them in the scandal that led to the resignation of Gen. David Petraeus as CIA director.

06/04/2013

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at Savoy Elementary School in Washington, D.C., today. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama To Students: ‘I Have Failed At Things’

Failure is OK, but continuing to work hard is more important, Michelle Obama said Friday.

05/24/2013

File photo of former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman. (credit: Getty Images)

Former IRS Commissioner Heads To Hill Amid Scandal

The former head of the Internal Revenue Service heads to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, giving lawmakers their first opportunity to question the man who ran the agency when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups.

05/21/2013

White House Insists Obama Was Not Involved in the IRS scandal. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Senior Adviser: ‘No One In The White House Was Aware’ Of IRS Scandal

A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only “when it came out in the news” while Republicans continued to press the administration for more answers.

05/19/2013

Political scandals have strange ways of causing collateral damage, and Republicans are hoping the furor over federal tax enforcers singling out conservative groups will ensnare their biggest target: President Barack Obama's health care law. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Hopes IRS Scandal Will Take Down Biggest Target: Health Care

Political scandals have strange ways of causing collateral damage, and Republicans are hoping the furor over federal tax enforcers singling out conservative groups will ensnare their biggest target: President Barack Obama’s health care law.

05/18/2013

Federal tax forms. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

House Committee To Grill Ousted IRS Chief

Lawmakers are ready to question the ousted head of the Internal Revenue Service as Congress holds its first hearing on the tougher scrutiny the IRS gave tea party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.

05/17/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Focusing On Job Creation In Baltimore Visit

President Barack Obama is leaving behind scandal-focused Washington to focus on the country’s slowly improving jobs picture.

05/17/2013

An ethical cloud is following Sen. Robert Menendez in Washington, even as he plays starring roles in some of Congress' most fraught domestic and foreign policy dramas. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Scandal Similar To Past Troubles Within Congress

An ethical cloud is following Sen. Robert Menendez in Washington, even as he plays starring roles in some of Congress’ most fraught domestic and foreign policy dramas.

05/04/2013

File photo of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-Aide Of Gov. Scott Walker Sentenced To 2 Years For Stealing From Nonprofit

A former top aide to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after he was convicted of stealing more than $20,000 from a nonprofit group Walker appointed him to lead.

01/22/2013

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REWIND: Was The GRAMMY Best Dance Recording Hijacked?

This week on REWIND: Awards Show Edition, there’s yet another GRAMMY scandal and it goes by the name is Al Walser. He’s the relative unknown who somehow landed a nomination against GRAMMY winner Skrillex’s “Bangarang”, Calvin […]

01/07/2013

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