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Tea Party Lawsuit Against IRS Moves Forward

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit by 10 tea party groups to move forward against the Internal Revenue Service, rejecting a req...

More Hearings Planned To Address IRS Scandal

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — At least two congressional panels are planning more hearings next week on the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative ...

Tea Party Groups Rocked By 'Nightmare'

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Anger over President Barack Obama's policies drove businessman Tom Zawistowski to file paperwork with the Internal Revenue Service nearl...

Paul Blumenthal

IRS Uses 'Very Fuzzy' Standard To Judge Tax-Exempt Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service inspector general found in a May 14 report on the agency's targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exe...

Conservative Groups Describe Burdens Of IRS Scrutiny: 'These Aren't The Big Fish'

Reuters | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no change to text) By Nick Carey May 15 (Reuters) - For Kevin Kookogey, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service...

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...

Paul Blumenthal

How Citizens United Sparked IRS Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Cantor Says House Will Probe IRS Targeting Conservative Groups

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 10 (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives will investigate the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conserv...

Paul Blumenthal

IRS Makes Big Apology To Conservative Groups

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Internal Revenue Service's exempt organizations division apologized on Friday for the inappropriate targeting of conserv...

Tea Party 'In Disarray' Looking For Big Help

Politico | Posted 01.11.2013 | Politics

The tea party may have been built by the grass roots, but in order to survive, it’s going to have to rely on the Beltway political machines and big ...

War Inside Tea Party Group Gets Nasty

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

A legal probe is launched, and FreedomWorks' president accuses ex-chairman Dick Armey of trying to subvert the group....

Tea Party Founder RIPS Palin And Gingrich

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Karl Denninger, an original organizer of the Tea Party, is out with a livid blog post blasting current leaders of the conservative movement and the ap...