IRS Scammers Stealing Millions Through Phone Calls Demanding Back TaxesAggressive calls from scammers claiming to be from the IRS have conned more than $5 million from U.S. taxpayers as the victims are told they owe thousands of dollars in back taxes and are threatened with repossession and jail time.
Poll: Two-Thirds Of Americans Oppose Paying Ransom For Hostages Held Captive By TerroristsNearly two-thirds of Americans agree with U.S. and British government policy of refusing to pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages.
Poll: Twice As Many Americans Blame Hamas For Gaza Violence Than IsraelAmid calls for a cease-fire in in the Gaza Strip, more than twice as many Americans say that Hamas (40 percent) is responsible for the current violence in comparison to just 19 percent who blame Israel.
Schumer: Scared Republicans Can Pass Immigration Reform, Tea Party Has 'Peaked'At a Democratic leaders press conference on Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said that House Republicans are too “afraid of the Tea Party” to pass immigration reform, adding that the reality is that the Tea Party’s power has already “peaked.”
Anti-Amnesty Group Asks Americans To Mail 'Gently Used Underwear' To Obama, BoehnerThe anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol.
Dems Announce Bill For Legal Representation Of Illegal Immigrant ChildrenA group of Democratic congressmen announced a bill on Monday that would give legal representation to unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S. border illegally.
Clinton: Matt Drudge, Karl Rove Planting 'False Information'Former secretary of state and potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton ridiculed Matt Drudge and Karl Rove as “gamers” simply looking to “divert attention” from real issues facing Americans.
Secret Service Requests Software To Track Social Media Trends, Detect SarcasmThe U.S. Secret Service is seeking software that can identify top influencers and trending sets of social media data, allowing the agency to monitor these streams in real-time – and sift through the sarcasm.