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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 ...

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...

U.S. Attorney General Addresses Surveillance Concerns, IRS Probe

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder sought to strike a conciliatory tone on the subject of surveillance Wednesday, defending the Obama ad...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Tea Party Founder: IRS Is 'Terrorizing' The American People

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.23.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Jacob Soboroff talked with Tea Party Patriots founder Mark Meckler, whose organization was targeted by the IRS probe into conservative groups, about h...

Carney: Senior White House Staff Knew Of IRS Probe

AP | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler was first informed about an audit of the IRS' inappropriate targeting of conse...

Targets In IRS Scandal Make Little Sense

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — There's an irony in the Internal Revenue Service's crackdown on conservative groups. The nation's tax agency has admitted to inapp...

Treasury Officials Told Of IRS Probe In June 2012

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senior Treasury officials were made aware in June 2012 that investigators were looking into complaints from tea party groups that t...

FBI Launching Probe Of IRS

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late...

Holder Orders Probe Into IRS Targeting Tea Party Groups

AP | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says he's ordered a Justice Department investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of...

House Republicans Move On IRS Tea Party Scandal

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) - The top Republican lawmaker in charge of oversight of the Internal Revenue Service set a hearing date for Friday to p...

Global High Wealth Industry Group Created: New IRS Brings Unit Will Target The Very Wealthy

Wall Street Journal | MARTIN VAUGHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A new Internal Revenue Service enforcement unit targeting the very wealthy will help the tax agency decode partnerships, offshore trusts...