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Michael McAuliff

Lois Lerner Will Not Face Contempt Prosecution Over IRS Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lois Lerner, the former Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the furor over the agency's alleged targeting of politically ...

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 ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Lawmaker: Americans Will 'Take Matters Into Their Own Hands' Over IRS

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee warned Wednesday that Americans would "take matters into thei...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Freak Out At Learning Reagan Decree Protects Lois Lerner

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Although legal experts warned at the time that little would come of Rep. Darrell Issa's (R-Calif.) attempt to prosecute former IRS offic...

Michael McAuliff

Ted Cruz: Impeach Eric Holder Over IRS Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) floated a new target for impeachment Thursday, calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to be drummed from offic...

Howard Fineman

The GOP Is Headed To Where Trey Gowdy Is From

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Today’s Republican Party was born in and still pivots around upstate South Carolina, which is why the GOP’s choice of Rep. Trey Gowd...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Goes All In On Benghazi, Tax Cuts, IRS Scandal As Obamacare Fades

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the passionate hatred of Obamacare fading even in Republican circles, the GOP will embrace a trifecta of issues on the House floor ...

Michael McAuliff

White House, Politics Played No Role In IRS Targeting, Dem Report Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats released a report Tuesday stating that the Internal Revenue Service's scandal over targeting political social welfare gr...

Michael McAuliff

Lois Lerner's Attorney Says It Would Be 'Un-American' To Hold Her In Contempt

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The lawyer for Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the heart of the furor over the agency's investigation of political nonprofit gro...

Michael McAuliff

Dems: GOP Outrage At IRS Is Really About Rove

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican efforts to punish the Internal Revenue Service for its alleged partisan targeting of political social welfare groups may have...

Michael McAuliff

Not Implicated In the Lois Lerner IRS Furor: The White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two House of Representatives committees held nearly unprecedented votes this week targeting the former IRS official at the heart of the ...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Vote To Hold Former IRS Official In Contempt

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted on party lines Thursday to hold in contempt of Congress the for...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Vote For Criminal Probe Of Lois Lerner In IRS Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Ways and Means Committee took the scandal over the Internal Revenue Service's botched scrutiny of political nonprofits to a ne...

Michael McAuliff

Issa Tries Tactic In IRS Probe Last Used In McCarthyism

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new report by the Congressional Research Service finds that Rep. Darrell Issa's (R-Calif.) probe of the Internal Revenue Service is ve...

Michael McAuliff

Issa Hearing Reveals Allure Of Dark Money For IRS-Targeted Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa's latest oversight hearing into the Internal Revenue Service's botched enforcement against tea party and other "social...

Michael McAuliff

IRS Head Crushes Republican's Contempt Of Congress Threat

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A frustrated Republican earned himself a fierce rebuke from Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday for suggest...

Sam Stein

The IRS Will Get Another Round In The Scandal Spotlight This Week

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The controversy surrounding the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status may end up back in the news this week ...

Sam Stein

Newly Released IRS Docs Complicate 'Scandal' Narrative

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Officials at the Internal Revenue Service were encouraged to flag groups with the word "emerge" in their names as well as potential succ...

GOP Report Alleges Worse Targeting Of Conservatives In IRS Flap

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status were more closely scrutinized by the Internal Revenue Service than their progressive ...

Sam Stein

IRS Investigator 'Very Concerned' About Incomplete Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The inspector general behind the critical report about the IRS' targeting of tea party groups acknowledged Thursday that the information...

Michael McAuliff

Issa Compares Senior Dem Lawmaker To 'Little Boy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest hearing on the Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of tea party and other groups turned heated Thursday, with House Oversight...

Sam Stein

Top Democrat On IRS Scandal: We Rushed To Judgement Too Quickly

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two months and one day after he first testified before Congress on the IRS' targeting of conservative groups, the inspector general behi...

IRS Targeted Liberal Groups, Occupy Movement Like Tea Party: Democrats

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON | Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:09pm EDT (Reuters) - A top Democrat probing the Internal Revenue Service scrutiny of conservative ...

Top Dem: Documents Show Big IRS Probe Flaw

AP | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top House Democrat says the Treasury Department investigator who probed the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative group...

IRS Chief Facing Grilling

Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The chief of the Internal Revenue Service is facing questions from Congress for the first time si...