WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 5-11, 2014)

LAW & PUBLIC POLICY

Democrats step up defense in IRS affair.” By Rachel Bade. Politico.com. May 7, 2014.
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House votes to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress; Former IRS official Lois Lerner invokes her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination at a congressional hearing in March.” Washington Post. May 8, 2014.
House Votes to Hold Former IRS Official Lois Lerner in Contempt; House Also Approves Resolution Urging Justice Department to Appoint Special.” By John D. McKinnon. Wall Street Journal. May 8, 2014.
GOP-led House votes to hold former IRS official in contempt.” By Lisa Desjardins. CNN. May 8, 2014.
House Vote on Former I.R.S. Official Signals Element of G.O.P. Election Strategy.” New York Times/Associated Press. May 8, 2014.
Congress Holds Lois Lerner In Contempt In IRS Targeting Probe.” Huffington Post. May 8, 2014.
Republicans hit IRS’ Lois Lerner with contempt.” Politico.com. May 8, 2014.

The Supreme Court fails the empathy test.” Opinion. By E.J. Dionne Jr. Washington Post. May 8, 2014.

Debate Endures Over Tax Exempt Status Of Crossroads GPS.” Morning Edition/ National Public Radio. May 9, 2014.

No PILOT reform in 2014.” By Isaac Stanley-Becker. Yale Daily News. May 9, 2014.

The Polarized Court.” Opinion. By Adam Liptak. New York Times. May 11, 2014.

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