America Breaking News: Obama to Nominate John Koskinen to Lead IRS: Congressional Aide

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America Breaking News: Obama to Nominate John Koskinen to Lead IRS: Congressional Aide

by Wochit 0:57 mins

President Barack Obama will nominate John Koskinen, who has held a variety of roles in government, to lead the Internal Revenue Service amid a controversy over the agency's scrutiny of conservative political groups, according to a congressional source. Stocks rose on in early trading on Wall Street, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index above 1,700 points for the first time. All 10 industry sectors in the S&P 500 index rose, led by banks and industrial stocks. National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden left the transit zone of a Moscow airport and officially entered Russia after authorities granted him asylum for a year, a move that suggests the Kremlin isn't shying away from further conflict with the United States.

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