05/16/2013 02:30 pm ET Updated Jul 16, 2013

Republicans Eager To Pounce On Obama Scandals May End Up Hurting Themselves

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Scandals large and small are a remarkably common, if unwelcome, house guest for second-term presidents. But President Obama may not prove to be the only one hurt by the eruption of controversies around the Benghazi attack, the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups, and the Justice Department's seizure of Associated Press phone records.

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