Articles by Laura Matthews
- Conservatives Suspect Bigger Cover-Up in IRS Scandal
May 14 2013 10:16 AM
TheTeaParty.net questions why the IRS gave an apology long after the first alarm sounded and ahead of an inspector general report.
- Read What The IRS Asked Tea Party Groups
May 14 2013 9:57 AM
Read the type of questions the Internal Revenue Service asked conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
- Why Gun Background Checks Will Never Pass The Senate
May 11 2013 10:44 AM
Gun control backers who are optimistic they'll fare better in Congress this time would be wise not to hold their breath.
- Analyst Who Argued Immigrants Have Lower IQ Leaves Heritage Foundation
May 10 2013 4:30 PM
Jason Richwine, a co-author of the Heritage Foundation's controversial report on immigration reform, resigned Friday.
- IRS: Auditing Tea Party Groups Wasn't Political
May 10 2013 3:44 PM
Last year, at least 16 Tea Party groups claimed they were being harassed by the agency.
- Immigration Bill Backed By Influential Conservative Group
May 09 2013 11:17 AM
The American Conservative Union and others have called on conservatives in Congress to take the lead on comprehensive immigration reform.
- Will Green Cards For Same-Sex Couples Hit A Red Light?
May 08 2013 7:51 PM
It could drag down the whole immigration reform bill, and hinder the political futures of some potential candidates.
- Rubio Won't Support Green Cards For Same-Sex Spouses, Says Reform Bill Could Fail
May 07 2013 5:38 PM
Rubio says he will not support the Leahy amendment. Democrats are banking on the Florida senator to drum up conservative support.
- US Immigration Reform Bill 2013: 4 Likely Amendments
May 07 2013 10:35 AM
All amendments to the 2013 U.S. immigration reform bill are due by 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday. Here's what you can expect.
- The Most Controversial Statements From Women Of The NRA
May 06 2013 1:35 PM
We're used to seeing tough guys from the NRA speaking out against gun control. But these women of the NRA feel equally strongly.
- Immigration Reform A Winner With Voters: Poll
May 06 2013 11:44 AM
The poll represents good news for the Gang of 8 fighting to get the bill passed.
- Obama 2013 Cabinet: Last Two Vacancies Filled With Nods To Penny Pritzker, Michael Froman
May 02 2013 9:23 PM
Obama chose his two friends to fill the commerce secretary and U.S. trade representative posts -- the last two vacancies in his 2013 cabinet.