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Wisconsin police officer returns 'IRS' scammer's call in viral video

Wisconsin police officer returns 'IRS' scammer's call in viral video

A Wisconsin police officer was clearing out his voicemail inbox this week when he got an interesting message from a man who claimed to work for the IRS saying he would be arrested if he failed to call back. For the record, a deputy with the Eau Claire Sheriff's office confirmed that no sheriff's office anywhere serves warrants from the IRS. Fake IRS agents and similar impostors have overtaken identity thieves to become the nation's top fraudsters, according to the latest consumer complaint ...



Supreme Court rules school districts must individualize education for disabled students

In the past, lower courts have used the law to rule that schools were only responsible for helping students with disabilities improve from year to year - or " de minimis ". After two days of imperturbable testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee , including a long day of questioning from senators, Neil Gorsuch suddenly faces a challenge from the least expected direction imaginable: the Court he has been nominated to join.



In Lower Courts, Trump Could Reshape The Judiciary From The Ground Up

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will likely be forced to take the same step his Democratic predecessor did and change Senate rules to confirm Gorsuch. Trump has urged the Republicans to resort to that strategy if necessary. A spokesman for her office said she'll meet with Gorsuch next week. Gorsuch received the American Bar Association's highest rating after what ABA official Nancy Scott Degan called a "deep and broad" investigation.


Latest Poll on Planned Parenthood Defunding Is Misleading

Latest Poll on Planned Parenthood Defunding Is Misleading

Republican leaders are struggling to rally support for the AHCA, which includes a provision for stripping all federal funding from Planned Parenthood. But the Freedom Caucus's objections to the bill are not about Planned Parenthood - they're largely about insurance premiums. Richards added that the widely-publicized "deal" Trump supposedly proposed to Planned Parenthood - giving them more money if they stopped providing abortions - was "not a deal" at all, she said.


Ahead of crucial House vote, fact checking the GOP's Obamacare replacement

Ahead of crucial House vote, fact checking the GOP's Obamacare replacement

But he did not respond to questions about whether or not he had enough votes to get the bill passed. Instead, tax credits determined largely by age could help people to pay for their premiums. Moderates had begun dropping their support for the plan amid speculation that Trump was considering cutting popular elements of the affordable care act to placate conservatives.


Kansas' Roberts apologizes for mammogram comment

Kansas' Roberts apologizes for mammogram comment

Other members of Congress quickly condemned the comment , saying mammograms are essential for detecting breast cancer in women. This year, an estimated 2,600 men in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and an estimated 440 will die from it .