Low Popahirum, National Edition (4-9-14)

“The House Committee on Ways and Means voted Wednesday to refer ex-IRS official Lois Lerner to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for criminal prosecution.” – Daily Caller

“Even as the IRS faces growing heat over Lois G. Lerner and the tea party targeting scandal, a government watchdog said Wednesday it’s pursuing cases against three other tax agency employees and offices suspected of illegal political activity in support of President Obama and fellow Democrats.” – Washington Times

“Let’s assume that Hillary Clinton was serious the other day when she said that excessive partisanship was taking America “backwards.” That means she’s on the phone right now reading the riot act to fellow Democrats Harry Reid and Chuck Schumer. Yeah, right.” – Michael Goodwin/NY Post

“Despite these divisions and nuanced differences on certain policy aspects, I still believe that the center right coalition stands for a few simple things that don’t just bind us together as Republicans, but also have made up the basis for our civil society since our founding.” – RedState

“Say, remember when these two were such good friends that each was rumored to be on the other’s short list for running mate? Good times, good times. Yesterday on Capitol Hill, John Kerry and John McCain threw rhetorical punches at each other that had McCain talking about twigs, and Kerry talking about the table used in the Vietnam peace talks. The sparring went on for several minutes, with McCain warning Kerry that he’s about to hit a “trifecta” of foreign-policy failures.” – Hot Air

“Allegations of voter fraud fly back and forth in modern American politics, based on episodic personal observations or on anomalous electoral outcomes. But now, for the very first time, comes concrete proof that massive voter fraud might have taken place in the 2012 election, sufficiently widespread to have tainted more than 1 million votes nationwide.” – Dick Morris/The Hill

“Come grilling season, expect your sirloin steak to come with a hearty side of sticker shock. Beef prices have reached all-time highs in the U.S. and aren’t expected to come down any time soon.” – L.A. Times

“Attorney General Eric Holder played the infamous race card while speaking before Al Sharpton’s National Action Network on Wednesday.” – Washington Free Beacon

“It’s all part of Reid and the Democrats’ calculated efforts to summon a suitable villain in 2014. Reid believes that the Kochs, the financiers at the center of a nationwide GOP network that is spending millions of dollars on campaign ads against Democrats, are the perfect foil. The good folks at the Sunlight Foundation have created a tool, CapitolWords, to show just how much Reid and his fellow Democrats are pushing the ‘Koch brothers’ message.” – National Journal

“Now, fast-forward to April 2014, and Holder and Gohmert are at it again. This time, however, instead of arguing about the Boston terror attacks, the two argued over Gohmert’s claim that the DOJ has ignored requests to turn over certain documents to congressional investigators.” – The Blaze

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