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Irs Tea Party Targeting

Michael McAuliff

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

Issa Tries Tactic In IRS Probe Last Used In McCarthyism | 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...

Republicans Still Pushing Fight Over Tea Party Scandal

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Two Republican lawmakers on Tuesday demanded that an Internal Revenue Service of...

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 ...

Amid IRS Probe, Conservative Conference Highlights Murky Laws

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was called the "Road to Majority" conference, a not-so-subtle reference to winning control of Capitol Hill in the 2014 midterm electi...

Tea Party Anticipates Its 'Largest Demonstration' Since 2010

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

Organizers with the Tea Party Patriots told supporters this week to expect Wednesday's "Audit the IRS" rally at the U.S. Capitol to be the movement's ...

Poll Spells Bad News For Obama

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

More Americans now think that senior White House officials ordered the Internal Revenue Service to target tea party groups, despite no evidence so far...

IRS Workers Contradict Agency Claims

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congressional investigators are starting to see cracks in the Internal Revenue Service argument that a small group of agents in the...

Emily Swanson

Poll Shows What Americans Think About IRS Targeting | 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...

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 ...

Republicans Exaggerating IRS Scandal For Political Gain | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

What Republicans want is for the IRS story to be an Obama scandal....

Tea Partiers Rally Against IRS Scrutiny

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

CINCINNATI -- Tea party activists waving flags and signs, singing patriotic songs and chanting anti-IRS slogans held rallies outside federal buildings...

Why Illinois Nonprofits Should Care About IRS' Treatment of Tea Party

Valerie S. Lies | Posted 07.21.2013 | Chicago
Valerie S. Lies

Nonprofits are rightly concerned that the partisan coverage of this issue will confuse the public and leave the wrong impression that charitable organizations are engaging in political activity. We can't allow these impressions to stand.

Former IRS Commissioner Says He Doesn't Know How Targeting Happened

Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER AND ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The former chief of the Internal Revenue Service is telling Congress he do...

Scandals Expose Right Wing Hypocrisy

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

It’s pretty rich, isn’t it, to see conservatives, not so long ago such ferocious guardians of presidential prerogative, suddenly acting as if they...

IRS Pinpoints 'Rogue' Employees Behind Tea Party Targeting

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller revealed Wednesday that officials had identified two "rogue" employees that were responsibl...

Jon Ward

IRS Inspector General Says White House Not Involved In Tea Party Investigation | Jon Ward | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The IRS Inspector General said Tuesday that incompetence, not malice, was behind the tax agency’s heavy scrutiny of conservative group...

Don't Chastise the IRS for Doing Its Job

Ian Williams | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics
Ian Williams

In a democracy, people should stand up for their beliefs, not skulk behind anonymity.

Paul Blumenthal

How Citizens United Sparked IRS Scandal | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the Internal Revenue Service began to use broad search terms like "tea party," "patriot" and "9/12" to target groups seeking tax-exem...

IRS Official Withheld Info On Tea Party Targeting

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is investigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they ap...