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Irs Scandal

Sam Stein

IRS Spent Far Less On Conferences Than Many Departments | Sam Stein | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service, already under heavy fire, was subjected to another wave of outrage on Tuesday with the release of a Treasu...

Paul Blumenthal

Conservative Nonprofits Juggle Definitions Of Politics | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- During a debate Sunday on ABC's "This Week" over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups, Huffington Post founde...

Fox News Corrects Misleading Bob Woodward Claim

Posted 06.04.2013 | Media

Fox News walked back a headline mischaracterizing remarks made by longtime Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward. On Monday's "O'Reilly Factor," ...

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...

'Where's Your Receipts, A******?'

Posted 06.04.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart can't get enough of the irony of the IRS having its every action scrutinized. It would seem that the auditor has become the audited. Wa...

Obama Concerned By Reports On Lavish IRS Spending

AP | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The White House says President Barack Obama is concerned by excessive spending by the Internal Revenue Service and other agencies o...

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...

Ted Cruz: 'Abolish The IRS'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) offered a simple solution this weekend to the controversy that has engulfed the Internal Revenue Service recently: Get rid of ...

IRS Woes Grow With 'Unfortunate' Report

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — His agency under relentless fire, the new head of the Internal Revenue Service acknowledged to Congress on Monday that American tax...

How GOP Focus On Scandals May Backfire

RealClearPolitics | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

Handed a trio of controversies embroiling the White House, Congressional Republicans are weaving them together to portray the administration as a part...

Rove Complaint On Liberal Groups Falls Flat

The Daily Beast | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

Karl Rove, the co-founder of Crossroads GPS, has taken of late to asking why his 501(c)(4) social welfare group has been scrutinized, while “liberal...

House Panel Finds IRS Spent $50 Million On Conferences

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A government watchdog has found that the Internal Revenue Service spent about $50 million to hold at least 220 conferences for empl...

Issa: The White House Is Lying

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service agents who inappropriately targeted conservative groups had been following orders from the Obama administra...

Top Republican Questions Obama 'Culture Of Hostility Toward Conservative Groups'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus slammed President Barack Obama over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative gro...

Embattled Agency's Glory Days Explored

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For a time, the Internal Revenue Service inspired awe and admiration in Americans, not just trepidation and lame jokes about death and t...

IRS Video Reveals Employees Dancing

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the latest black eye for the Internal Revenue Service, the agency provided Congress on Friday with another video featuring its employ...

Paul Blumenthal

What IRS White House Visitor Logs Really Show | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman is coming under further scrutiny over the number of times he visited the Wh...

Obama: Falling Behind the Curve of Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

If it's not one thing for President Barack Obama, it's another. Already struggling in trying to get ahead of three controversies threatening to engulf his administration, he now has heightened geopolitical crises to manage.


Jim Worth | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Jim Worth

There is no scandal here but there is an unseen, unpublicized, and potentially more dangerous failure clouded by Republican histrionics that distracts and affects the American people.

Holder Doesn't Cut It For Americans Focused On IRS

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Americans say the scandal surrounding the IRS' targeting of conservative groups is more important than both the controversy over the 2012 attack on a ...

Another IRS Scandal On The Horizon

Upworthy | Rollie Williams | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Two scandals for the price of one? What a deal!...

GOP Lawmakers Question 'How High Up' IRS Scandal Went

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

CINCINNATI — A Republican senator and a congressman from Ohio said Wednesday night that the key question about the Internal Revenue Service's ta...

Obama Agenda Beset By Distracting Controversies

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For President Barack Obama, the opening months of his second term have been a frustrating reminder of the limits of presidential po...

Focusing on the Wrong IRS 501(c)(4) Scandal

Alan B. Morrison | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics
Alan B. Morrison

There are two simple solutions that Congress could enact tomorrow that would deal with the real problem, which is lack of disclosure of major political donors to (c)(4) groups.

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...