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Michael McAuliff

Senate Probe Of IRS Scandal Finds Liberals Targeted Too

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest congressional report on the Internal Revenue Service's botched review of nonprofit status applications by politically active ...

White House Staffer Subpoenaed In IRS Investigation

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - A Republican-controlled congressional committee said on Monday that it had subpoenaed a White House staffer as part ...

Tea Party Targeting Probe Widens

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics

(Updates to include full quotes from Hofacre) By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) - Congressional investigators ...

Issa Exaggerations Exposed

FactCheck.org | Eugene Kiely | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. The House Oversight Committee chairman and the ranking Democrat are overreaching in recent stat...

WATCH: Newt Slams IRS For 'Largest' Scandal Ever

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) said he thinks the Internal Revenue Service's "problems are going to get bigger and broader" as new information...

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows What Americans Think About IRS Targeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

Many Americans are doubtful about the Obama administration's claims that it didn't know about the IRS applying additional scrutiny to conservative gro...

Nugent Blasts IRS Over 'Nazi Tactics'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

Rocker Ted Nugent had harsh words for the Internal Revenue Service this week, accusing the embattled agency of using "Nazi tactics" in its targeting o...

IRS Approved Many Conservative Groups

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

An analysis of a list of groups approved for tax exempt status, released by the Internal Revenue Service in the wake of its admission to targeting con...

Tea Party Leader Gives Tearful Testimony On 'Intimidation'

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, June 4 (Reuters) - Tea Party and other conservative groups delivered an emotional plea for Washington to rei...

Conservative Groups Testifying Over Alleged Mistreatment

Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER AND ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Conservative groups who were targeted by the Internal Revenue Service are ...

Issa Reprising Familiar Role In Contentious Probe

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics

By Kim Dixon and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) - What began as a bipartisan congressional probe into Internal Revenue Ser...

GOP Senator Rejects Allegations At White House Over IRS Controversy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Monday became the latest Republican to reject Darrell Issa's comments that White House press secretary Jay Carney is a...

IRS Faces Another Lawsuit Over Targeting

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

The American Center for Law and Justice, a legal firm founded by evangelist Pat Robertson, filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service Wednes...

Internal Revenue Service Given Power to Use Drone Attacks

Spencer Green | Posted 07.23.2013 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In a startling policy announcement, the Obama administration has given the Internal Revenue Service complete power over drone attacks used in this country.

Dem Slams Intolerable Targeting Of Tea Party Groups

Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER AND ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A leading Senate Democrat says the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of...

IRS Rarely Denies Applications From 'Social Welfare' Groups

Center For Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

By Michael Beckel Center for Public Integrity During its past four fiscal years, the Internal Revenue Service has formally denied the applicat...

End IRS Scandals: Abolish the Corporate Income Tax

Eli Lehrer | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

For all of its populist appeal, the corporate income tax is arbitrary and exempting some organizations from paying it is equally arbitrary. Abolishing the corporate tax altogether would supercharge the economy and wouldn't serve any particular set of political interests.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Treasury Secretary Learned Of IRS Probe In Mid-March

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Friday he was first informed of an IRS investigation of groups seeking tax-exempt status in mid-March, ...

Jon Ward

Top IRS Official Admits Question That Revealed Tea Party Targeting Was Planted

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The origins of the IRS scandal over its targeting of tea party groups aroused curiosity and suspicion from the beginning. A senior I...

Jason Linkins

IRS Woes Grow As More Claim Impropriety

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

Chances are, by the time all the facts come out in L'Affaire IRS, we'll be assaying an example of how a fumbling sort of incompetence, as opposed to a...

Sam Stein

IRS Scandal Puts Dems Who Called For Investigation Of Conservative Group In A Bind

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During the fall months of 2010, congressional Democrats grew increasingly alarmed that conservative non-profit groups, backed by big-mon...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama To Announce Replacement For IRS Head (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 4:40 p.m. -- Obama named Daniel Werfel as the new acting commissioner of the IRS Thursday afternoon. Werfel, who currently serves as the cont...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Democratic Leader Defends Obama In IRS Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the second-ranking Democrat in the House, said Wednesday he supports the Obama administration's ouster of Stev...

Obama Administration Accepts Resignation Of Acting IRS Commissioner

Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that Steven Miller has resigned as acting head of the Internal Revenue Service. Reuters reports that ...

Sam Stein

Obama Forces IRS Head's Resignation

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that Steven Miller, the acting director of the Internal Revenue Service, had resigned amid...