Must Read- May 24, 2013: DOJ to Investigate Itself, IRS Official Refuses to Quit, Xbox One
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Lois Lerner, the IRS official that was in charge of the targeting of conservative groups, is refusing to resign from her position. She is no won administrative leave with pay.
- IRS official on leave refused to resign, says GOP senator. (Fox News)
- Lois Lerner put on administrative leave by IRS. (Washington Post)
Justice Department Scandal:
We are learning that Attorney General Eric Holder, after saying he recused himself from the AP phone record grab, granted permission to track a Fox News Reporter James Rosen. President Obama has called for the Department of Justice to investigate itself for what went wrong.
- Holder ok'd search warrant for Fox News reporter's private emails, official says. (NBC News)
- Obama ordered DOJ review of leak investigations. (ABC News)
- Eric Holder says he recused himself from leak probe that obtained AP phone records. (Washington Post)
The Locke & Smith Foundation looks at Missouri legislation and checks the constitutionality of it.
SB233- This act establishes the Prescription Drug Monitoring Act.
HB631- Changes the law regarding the employment and evaluation of teachers.
SB125- This act modifies duties of board of education
SB210- Requires the Department of Elementary and Secondary education to conduct at least one public hearing in each Missouri congressional district prior to the implication of Common Core.
HB64- Allows a labor organization to obtain a political contribution through an automatic payroll deduction if the employee or member consents to the contribution in writing annually.
A 9-year-old, whose mother is a nutrition activist and created an interactive nutrition game, spoke at the McDonald's shareholders meeting and asked the CEO why he is tricking kids into eating food and making kids sick.
- McDonald's CEO bawled-out by 9-year-old. (USA Today)
- 9-year-old girl asks McDonald's CEO to stop "tricking kids into eating your food." (Fox News)
A couple gets into a fight over who should win American Idol and they stab each other.
Microsoft has announced the launch of a new Xbox called Xbox One.
- Xbox One announced. (IGN)
- Xbox One official game box design unveiled. (Joystiq)
- Microsoft's Xbox One: What you need to know. (PC Magazine)
- 6 things you don't know about the Xbox One. (CNN Money)