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May 14th, 2013
09:39 PM ET

Report: IRS deliberately targeted "tea party" groups, citing "Ineffective Management" to blame

A new and damning report from the Treasury Inspector General has found the Internal Revenue Service deliberately targeted some conservative groups, including those with "tea party" in their name.

The news gives Republicans and Democrats something they can share a sense of outrage over.

OutFront tonight: Senior legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin and Amy Kremer,  Chairwoman of Tea Party Express and has also worked with some of the Tea Party groups targeted by the IRS.


Filed under: Internal Revenue Service • Tea Party
May 14th, 2013
09:23 PM ET

Benghazi: A cover-up or politics?

How the administration handled the aftermath of the deadly attacks on the U.S. consulate in Libya is dominating the headlines and Beltway politics.

At Tuesday’s White House press briefing a reporter asked, "President Obama is being compared to President Nixon . How does he feel about that?

"I can tell you that people who make those comparisons need to check their history because what we have here with one issue Benghazi is so clearly, as we are learning more and more a political sideshow, a deliberate effort to politicize a tragedy," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said.

Erin Burnett asks -  is it a political side-show or a Obama administration cover-up?

Outfront tonight: Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff of California.


Filed under: Libya • Politics
May 14th, 2013
09:04 PM ET

Angelina Jolie reveals double mastectomy to prevent disease

Send us your thoughts and experiences.

Angelina Jolie, the academy-award winner and mother of six broke the news of her double mastectomy in an op-ed piece in the New York times today. 

My Medical Choice

"I carry a "faulty" gene, BRCA1, which sharply increases my risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.... Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could."

Angelina Jolie undergoes double mastectomy

OutFront tonight: Nancy Brinker breast cancer survivor and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Doctor Lisa Masterson, host of "The Doctors" and Anna Gorman, an L.A. Times writer who made the same difficult choice as Jolie.


Filed under: Health • News
May 14th, 2013
08:48 PM ET

Sources: Ariel Castro hoarded food for captives

CNN has obtained new details of missed clues about the nightmare that victims Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus are said to have endured for more than a decade - allegedly at the hands of Ariel Castro.

Those who were close to Castro say he would often seem to hoard large amounts of food, especially for a single guy and always seemed to be struggling to get more.

The way he kept his shelves stocked did raise suspicion but not the way you might think.

CNN's Martin Savidge is Outfront from Castro's neighborhood.


Filed under: Cleveland Missing Women • Crime
May 14th, 2013
08:41 PM ET

AP hits Justice Dept. over secretly obtaining phone records

The Justice Department on Tuesday defended its decision to subpoena phone records from Associated Press bureaus and reporters, saying the requests were limited and necessary to investigate a leak of classified information.

Justice official defends AP phone records subpoenas

The AP revealed Monday that federal agents had collected two months of telephone records for some of its reporters and editors without notifying it of the subpoena.

Outfront tonight – the woman who runs the organization at the center of one of those scandals, Associated Press Executive Editor
Kathleen Carroll.


Filed under: DOJ • News
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