A.M. Links: Karl Rove Says Congress May Be Involved in IRS Scandal, 3000 Potential Witnesses in James Holmes Case, Russia Complains About Alleged Secret Agent
Karl Rove says the IRS' targeting of Tea Party groups also happened at the behest of some Democrats in Congress. As a former advisor in a White House that also had an IRS bureaucracy that participated in political targeting, he should know!
- A Senate committee has amended the immigration reform bill to tighten rules about student visas, in response to last month's Boston marathon bombing.
- An Army official charged with preventing sexual assault may be charged with sexual assault. No, this isn't this story.
- Colorado prosecutors have identified up to 3000 potential witnesses in the case against accused Aurora shooter James Holmes, who faces the death penalty.
- A class action lawsuit in Alabama claims there are no actual courts in which tickets issued based on red-light cameras can be appealed despite the law establishing the cameras also establishing an appeals process.
- The Russian foreign minister filed a formal complaint with the U.S. over an alleged CIA operative Russia says it apprehended in Moscow.
- The Nigerian president has declared a state of emergency in the northeast over a growing Islamic insurgency in the region.
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