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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...

IRS Head Says No Laws Broken In Loss Of Emails

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 06.25.2014 | 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...

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...

Issa To IRS: 'You Are Slow-Rolling Us'

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A GOP lawmaker accused the Internal Revenue Service of obstructing congressional investigations into the agency's targeting of tea party...

Cold Water Thrown On GOP Claims Of Anti-Tea Party Bias

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

(Adds further from testimony, audit probe details) By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, July 16 (Reuters) - A top Democrat investiga...

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 ...

Sam Stein

Issa Keeps Selectively Leaking IRS Transcripts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has continued to release only select port...

Sam Stein

Darrell Issa: Releasing Full IRS Transcripts Now Would Be 'Reckless'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One week after he released partial transcripts of interviews with IRS officials involved in the scandal surrounding the targeting of con...

Tea Party Leader Gives Tearful Testimony On 'Intimidation'

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, June 4 (Reuters) - Tea Party and other conservative groups delivered an emotional plea for Washington to rei...

GOP Lawmakers Question 'How High Up' IRS Scandal Went

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

CINCINNATI — A Republican senator and a congressman from Ohio said Wednesday night that the key question about the Internal Revenue Service's ta...

IRS Faces Another Lawsuit Over Targeting

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

The American Center for Law and Justice, a legal firm founded by evangelist Pat Robertson, filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service Wednes...

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...

'Missteps' In Tea Party Controversy Largely Contained

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Moving quickly to stem a raging controversy, the new acting head of the Internal Revenue Service started cleaning house Thursday by...

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...

First Lawsuit Filed Against IRS Over Tea Party Scandal

Reuters | Posted 07.20.2013 | Politics

By Nate Raymond May 20 (Reuters) - A California-based Tea Party group sued the U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Monday in what marked ...

WATCH: 'SNL' Takes On IRS Scandal

Posted 05.19.2013 | Comedy

On last night's season finale of "SNL," Seth Meyers was joined by his former "Weekend Update" co-host Amy Poehler to ask the question on all of our mi...

Tea Party Looks To Take Advantage Of Scandal

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certai...

Newt Sends GOP Warning, Laments Past Decisions

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) cautioned Republicans against overreaching while dealing with the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of tea p...

Tea Party Documents Reveal Small-Time Operations

AP | STEPHEN BRAUN | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Dozens of tea party groups and other conservative organizations of the kind subjected to improper scrutiny by the Internal Revenue ...

Political Storm Shifts To Congress

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, May 17 (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday opens the first in a series of inve...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama To Announce Replacement For IRS Head (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 4:40 p.m. -- Obama named Daniel Werfel as the new acting commissioner of the IRS Thursday afternoon. Werfel, who currently serves as the cont...

Bachmann: Everyone Wants Obama Impeached

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) told a crowd at a tea party rally that she's asked every weekend why Congress isn't working to impeach President Barac...

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...

Obama Administration Accepts Resignation Of Acting IRS Commissioner

Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that Steven Miller has resigned as acting head of the Internal Revenue Service. Reuters reports that ...

Obama Having Meeting Over IRS Problem

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced the ouster of the top official at the Internal Revenue Service following disclosures ...