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Edward Lee Pitts

Edward Lee Pitts

Lee is the associate dean of World Journalism Institute and former Washington, D.C. bureau chief for WORLD Magazine. He is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and teaches journalism at Dordt University in Sioux Center, Iowa. Lee resides with his family in Iowa.

Articles by Edward Lee Pitts
Costly conferences and copious questionnaires

Costly conferences and copious questionnaires

Conservative groups converge on Washington to detail IRS abuses as audit uncovers the agency’s lavish spending habits
The IRS targeted more than Tea Party groups for special investigations. The agency also went after religious, pro-life, and pro-marriage groups, holding up tax-exempt status for months and even seeking details about group prayers
Lawmakers grill outgoing IRS chief as he tries to deny any political partisanship in the agency’s actions against conservative groups
Alarming suicide rates among combat veterans prompt action in the military and in ministries

The IRS scandal puts the spotlight back on a political movement many had written off
Controversy erupts over a Pentagon meeting concerning Christians being able share their faith within the military
The debate over the Senate immigration reform bill blurs Republican battle lines
Aftershocks of the Boston bombings reverberated all the way down to Capitol Hill, influencing debate on immigration reform
Conservative GOP Rep.
President Obama’s tardy budget is bloated with tax hikes and more government programs but does offer some entitlement reform