By Susan Ferrechio | 06/26/14 06:16 PM
The Republican senator from Iowa and the former IRS official were no strangers to each other -- one of the reasons Republicans fear Lerner's push to audit Grassley might have been politically motivated.
By Washington Examiner | 06/26/14 12:54 PM
What would you do if you opened a piece of mail addressed to you, only to discover that it was clearly intended for one of your neighbors? Most people would stop reading and simply forward it. It would seem right and moral – if not legally required – to avoid taking advantage of or otherwise...
By Mark J. Fitzgibbons | 06/26/14 02:26 PM
Multiple illegalities coming to light in the IRS scandal provide a composite sketch of why government is America's oldest, biggest and most pervasive lawbreaker -- with no close second. And, it's getting worse.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/26/14 08:59 AM
For reasons known only to Richard Nixon, the disgraced former president refused to burn the Watergate tapes despite being urged to do so by then-Secretary of the Treasury John Connally. Connally wasn't alone in that opinion, as renowned defense lawyer Edward Bennett Williams held the same...
By Becket Adams | 06/25/14 05:51 PM
The former IRS official at the center of the ongoing agency scandal suggested in 2012 that federal agents examine the Republican U.S. senator from Iowa for possible misconduct, according to documents made public Wednesday.
By Blake Seitz | 06/25/14 05:35 PM
The ongoing scandal over IRS targeting of conservative groups has given new life to efforts to eliminate the agency altogether. A new 30-second digital ad from the Coalition to Repeal the 16th Amendment capitalizes on Democrats who have vigorously defended the IRS from what they call a "phony...
By Becket Adams | 06/25/14 03:56 PM
Republican lawmakers have pressed the IRS to tell the full story ever since the agency first admitted to targeting conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.
By Becket Adams | 06/25/14 12:23 PM
An overwhelming majority of Americans believe the IRS deliberately destroyed emails belonging to Lois Lerner, the disgraced former official at the center of the agency's targeting of conservative groups, according to a new Fox News poll.
By Becket Adams | 06/25/14 11:49 AM
The U.S. economy contracted at an annual rate of 2.9 percent in the first quarter of 2014, the worst decline since the start of the official start of the Great Recession, according to the Commerce Department.
06/24/14 06:13 PM
House lawmakers want to know how the IRS lost two years worth of emails from a top official, but experts say it's indicative of a deeper problem.
By Paul Bedard | 06/24/14 05:53 PM
The Archivist of the United States said Tuesday the Internal Revenue Service â€œdid not follow the lawâ€ï¿½ in losing or destroying key emails related to the agencyâ€™s Tea Party scandal.
By Becket Adams | 06/24/14 04:52 PM
A federal official testified Tuesday during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing that the Internal Revenue Service did not act lawfully when it failed to report the loss of emails belonging disgraced former official Lois Lerner.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/24/14 04:19 PM
The IRS has agreed to pay $50,000 to a conservative organization who sued the agency over allegations that it released its private donor list to a rival group in 2012. The National Organization for Marriage, a group that opposes same-sex marriage, last fall filed a lawsuit against the IRS,...
By Becket Adams | 06/24/14 10:52 AM
Democrats at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Monday played a curious game: They heaped gushing praise on the Internal Revenue Service while also accusing it of targeting both conservative and progressive groups.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/24/14 09:06 AM
Sometimes, videos tell the story far better than any written words possibly could and that is especially the case with last night's hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the IRS scandal.
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