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The IRS Scandal Has Arrived

A conservative watchdog group claims Justice Department lawyers admitted Friday that Lois Lerner’s missing emails may be on a government backup system. If that’s true, then the IRS scandal really has arrived.

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A Tipping Point in the IRS Scandal?

The IRS scandal has been clouded by partisan hype, but reports that Lois Lerner’s hard drive might not have been dead after all suggest that a tipping point has been reached.

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South China Sea Change

The Chinese are pulling back from the disputed Scarborough Shoal: is this a new normal or a temporary olive branch?

Latin Lefty Meltdown

It’s a sign of frustration—and a sign of Maduro’s temporary upper-hand.

Washington's Malaysia Malaise

Malaysia is preparing for its first major defense agreement with China, a sign that Beijing’s diplomacy is paying off.

Low-Hanging Fruit

We need more diesel technicians, welders, and pipe fitters.

Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

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