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Gregory Korte
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Attended Ohio University
Lives in Bethesda, Maryland
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The Internal Revenue Service handed out $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with disciplinary issues -- including more than $1 million to employees who didn't pay their federal taxes.
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Who knew? The Social Security Administration will help you track down long lost relatives. But not for long.
Since 1945, the Social Security Administration has helped to track down missing people. That service ends May 19.
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I like mixing it up with a little history.
In 1974, it appeared that personal tax troubles -- and not Watergate -- would lead to Nixon's downfall.
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WASHINGTON -- A House committee took the unusual step of meeting behind closed doors Wednesday to consider whether to request criminal charges against former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner.
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WASHINGTON -- A new report on duplication and fragmentation in government programs reads like a book of screw-in-a-light-bulb jokes. Ten different offices at the Department of Health and Human Services run
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It's fashionable to hold Fox News almost singularly responsible for the partisanship by suggesting those who watch it live in an "echo chamber" where they never hear another point of view. But a new study shows only 4% of Repuiblicans (and 1% of Democrats) get almost all of their news from ideologically like-minded sources.
A new study flies in the face of the conventional view that ideological cable television networks like Fox News Channel and MSNBC are creating "echo chambers."
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A House investigative committee adopted contempt of Congress charges Wednesday against former IRS official Lois Lerner for refusing to testify about her role in holding up tax-exempt applications for Tea Party groups.
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp knows something about Lois Lerner, and he's about to talk.
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The "Let Me Google That For You Act of 2014" is a real thing.
If you want access to a federal government technical manual -- say, DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing -- you could go to an obscure federal agency and order it for $200. For ano...
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newspaper reporter
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  • USA TODAY
    Washington enterprise reporter, 2010 - present
  • The Cincinnati Enquirer
    2001 - 2010
  • Akron Beacon Journal
    1997 - 2001
  • Lorain Morning Journal
    1994 - 1997
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
    1993 - 1993
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Bethesda, Maryland
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McLean, Virginia - Cincinnati, Ohio 45211 - Cincinnati, Ohio 45243 - Akron, Ohio - Elyria, Ohio - Norwalk, Ohio - Athens, Ohio - Washington, D.C. - Oberlin, Ohio - Cincinnati, Ohio 45224
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USA TODAY Suite 350 1575 Eye Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20005
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Congress and politics reporter for USA TODAY.
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Congress and politics reporter for USA TODAY. Cincinnatian in exile. Lover of data, on-the-record interviews and the Freedom of Information Act.
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  • Ohio University
    1994
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