Eric Lach

Eric Lach is a reporter for TPM. From 2010 to 2011, he was a news writer in charge of the website?s front page. He has previously written for The Daily,, GlobalPost and other publications. He can be reached at

Articles by Eric

You debate an odd bill, you hear some odd testimony. But this...

The Georgia House Judiciary Committee took up a bill last week that would "prohibit requiring a person to be implanted with a microchip," and would make violating the ban a misdemeanor. According to a report in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, one exchange from the hearing could have been ripped right from Dr. Strangelove.

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Michael Steele's chairmanship of the RNC has been under scrutiny after revelations of problematic spending (like that staffer who spent $2,000 at a bondage-themed club) -- but Steele thinks it's the Democrats that need to account for themselves.

Steele sent out a fundraising e-mail today encouraging supporters to send President Obama, House Speaker Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Reid a "Taxpayers' Audit."

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