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The IRS broke federal law in not reporting Lois Lerner's hard drive failure and the loss of e-mail demanded by Congress, a federal archivist told the House Oversight Committee June 24.

House Speaker John Boehner announced on Wednesday that he would be filing suit against President Obama over his abuse of executive power. Boehner indicates that he had been mulling over the decision recently but that his concerns over Obama’s refusal to comply with Constitutional limitations has helped him to decide in favor of a suit.

Forty-three senators have co-sponsored S.J. Res. 19, which proposes an amendment to the Constitution “relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) recently said of the resolution: “We’re going to push a constitutional amendment so we can limit spending because what is going on today is awful.”

Export-Import Bank President Fred Hochberg will be grilled Thursday by a House committee over charges of corruption at the agency.

The long-awaited memo justifying the president’s denial of due process to Americans whom he has ordered assassinated by drone was finally released.

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