Veterans Group Slams Gubernatorial Candidate for Slamming Vet

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_bcef208c33.jpgHemera/Thinkstock (BALTIMORE) -- Suddenly, the race for the Democratic nomination for governor of Maryland has become a more interesting contest to watch. It has to do with state Attorney General Douglas Gansler apparently disparaging the military record of Lt. Governor Anthony Brown. On Monday, Gansler said the following about his rival at a campaign event, "You know, his (campaign) ads are about how he was a lawyer in Iraq, and that’s all fine and good, but this is a real job, and we need to have somebody who actually has leadership experience."

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IRS Awards Bonuses to Employees Who Didn't Pay Taxes

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_b9fbf91994.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Internal Revenue Service gave out $2.8 million in bonuses to workers with conduct issues, including those who didn't pay their federal taxes. The announcement explained that though the award program for IRS employees was in line with federal regulations, more than 1,100 people with "tax compliance problems" received more than $1 million in cash bonuses and more than 10,000 hours in time-off awards.

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Obamas Get Some Extra Attention at Easter Church Service in DC

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_314f54a01c.jpgOlivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Obama family Sunday attended an Easter service in the capital, drawing special attention from the pastor and a warm reception from the congregation. The first family’s decision to skip church on Christmas Eve and Christmas while on vacation in Hawaii four months ago did not go unnoticed, among media outlets both religious and mainstream. On Sunday, they made up for lost church time.

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John Paul Stevens: Okay to Consider Politics in Retirement Decision

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_e97faec598.jpgChip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- In an interview with George Stephanopoulos on This Week, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens revealed that he believes it is appropriate for justices to take "politics" into account in deciding when to retire. "I think so… It's an appropriate thing to think about your successor, not only in this job," Stevens said on whether to take into account which president will choose a successor.

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Rep. Michael McCaul Expresses Concern Over Potential Marathon Terrorist Copycat

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_79f4a46065.jpgTIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images (BOSTON) -- Sunday on This Week, House Homeland Security Committee Chair Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, while noting the increase in security in Boston ahead of Monday's marathon, expressed concern over the potential that someone may try to replicate the attack last year on the Boston Marathon that left three people dead and hundreds injured.

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