Hans A. von Spakovsky is a Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation's Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, where he manages the Civil Justice Reform Initiative.

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November 3, 2014, 4:36 PM EST
In the past few months, a former police chief in Pennsylvania pleaded guilty to voter fraud in a town-council election. That fraud had flipped the outcome of a primary election.
September 24, 2014, 9:28 AM EDT
Politico obviously had no problem finding Lois Lerner for an exclusive interview that it published on Monday. So why can’t the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, Ronald C. Machen, Jr., find Lois Lerner so that a federal grand jury can interview her?
September 15, 2014, 2:42 PM EDT
Evidence has been accumulating for some time that the Justice Department’s criminal investigation into the IRS scandal isn’t a real investigation.
September 9, 2014, 11:18 AM EDT
When the Senate reconvenes today, the No.1 legislative priority of Democrats is to pass a resolution that would gut the First Amendment, one of the few times in American history an amendment has been proposed to cut back on part of the Bill of Rights.
September 5, 2014, 9:54 AM EDT
Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, is putting the finishing touches on his supposed “investigation” of the IRS scandal that will, in essence, be a press release for the IRS and the administration, a reliable source tells me.
September 3, 2014, 2:37 PM EDT
The Daily Caller has obtained an email that provides more stark evidence of the liberal bias of Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the heart of the agency’s targeting of Tea Party and other conservative organizations that applied for tax-exempt status.
August 28, 2014, 10:11 AM EDT
Events keep happening in the IRS scandal that are upsetting the usual norm, and the latest is more news about the destruction by the IRS of possible evidence in the case.
August 26, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT
In its latest assault on the U.S. Constitution, the Obama administration is proposing to recognize so-called “Native” Hawaiians as an Indian tribe entitled to separate and become an independent sovereign and to “reestablish” a “government-to-government relationship between the United State and the Native Hawaiian community.”
September 24, 2013, 12:11 PM EDT
The IRS has announced the retirement of Lois Lerner, one of the key officials at the center of the scandal over the agency's targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups that had applied for tax-exempt status.