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Lois Lerner

Wait, Did Bob Beckel Just Challenge Jason Mattera To A Knife Fight?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.09.2014 | Media

We're not positive, but Bob Beckel may have just lost it. The Fox News host went off on conservative author Jason Mattera on Wednesday for his atte...

IRS Says It Lost Emails From 5 More Employees

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service has lost emails from five more employees who are part of congressional probes into the treatment of c...

Ex-IRS Official Was Complaining To Her Husband With GOP 'Crazies' Remark: Report

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics

Those emails from former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner that included disparaging remarks about Republicans -- she sent them to her hus...

Ex-IRS Official Criticized GOP As 'Crazies,' 'Assholes' In Emails

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called conservative Republicans "crazies" and more in ema...

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...

Justice Department To Investigate Missing IRS Emails

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating the circumstances behind the disappearance of emails from a former senior Internal Revenue...

IRS Ordered To Explain Lost Emails

AP | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in th...

Republicans Accuse Lois Lerner Of Deliberately Trying To Hide Information

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON, July 9 (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans asserted on Wednesday that new emails show a former Intern...

Conservatives Go on Offense Against IRS, RINOs, Executive Orders. They Winning or Whining?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 06.29.2014 | Politics
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Insurgents this week are pushing for regime change... in the U.S.. Is ISSA our ISIS -- and Lois Lerner really Nixon? Lowry and Alter clash whether the IRS is a true scandal or not even a "smidgeon" of one.

Darrell Issa: Lois Lerner Broke The Law, Her Attorney Is Lying

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Sunday that he believes former Internal Revenue Se...

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...

Republicans Say New Emails Show IRS Sought Audit Of Republican Senator

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators say they uncovered emails Wednesday showing that a former Internal Revenue Service official at the hea...

IRS: We Gave Lois Lerner's Hard Drive to Deposed Nigerian Prince Who Emailed Us

Spencer Green | Posted 08.24.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"It is standard IRS policy to send the crashed hard drives of our former Exempt Organizations Division directors to deposed Nigerian or Haitian princes when said hard drives are requested," explained IRS Strained Credulity spokesperson Whitcomb P. Abernathy.

IRS Head Says No Laws Broken In Loss Of Emails

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 08.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of records belonging to a senior IRS executi...

Republicans: IRS Lost Even More Emails In Targeting Probe

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service has lost more emails connected to the tea party investigation, congressional investigators said Tuesd...

IRS Says It Lost Lois Lerner's Emails In Targeting Probe

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service said Friday it has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party cont...

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

Congress Holds Lois Lerner In Contempt

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the name of protecting Americans' rights against government abuses, the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold a former IRS...

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

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...

House Panel To Hold Contempt Vote On IRS Official

Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- A House committee is voting on whether to hold a former Internal Revenue Service off...