Five reasons Obama may be returning . . . The Hill
President Obama’s return to Washington Sunday remains shrouded in mystery, with aides providing few details of why the president is leaving his Martha’s Vineyard vacation home to come to the White House.
IRS ordered to give Lerner details . . . Fox News
A federal judge is demanding the IRS provide a more detailed explanation of what happened to the potentially thousands of missing emails of former agency official Lois Lerner.
ISIS expects conflict with U.S. . . . David Ingatius
“We assess that the group sees conflict with the U.S. as inevitable,” said one intelligence official.
Graham: Obama ignoring ISIS threat . . . Newsmax
Graham said members of the intelligence community have told him and every other member of Congress that ISIS intends to strike on U.S. soil.
Obama gives cops grenade launchers . . . Examiner
Ferguson is putting the spotlight on a little-known program in which excess war gear is provided by the Pentagon to local police units free of charge.
Clinton ally to head “ethics” group . . . Washington Times
One of the nation’s most prominent ethics watchdog groups will now answer to Hillary Clinton defender David Brock, who heads the Democrat-aligned Media Matters.
Clinton’s Obama critique angers libs . . . Washington Times
Hillary hugged out her differences with Obama, but she may need to save some of that affection for disenchanted liberals who fear she is acting more like a thinly veiled neoconservative.
Paul moves Republicans on race . . . Joe Scarborough
For too long, the GOP has been perceived as disinterested in the plight of African Americans.