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  • Bob Dole emerges to hit Obamacare, IRS, Veterans Affairs scandals

    Physically ailing Bob Dole is stepping back on to the political stage to help a Kansas political friend and attack Obamacare.

  • Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings calls for end to 'public harassment' of IRS chief John Koskinen

    The top Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform panel is objecting to a plan to call the Internal Revenue Service commissioner to testify for a third time in a matter of weeks, calling it "public harassment of an agency head."

  • IRS official: Lost Lois Lerner emails may still exist

    Could the IRS have those missing Lois Lerner emails after all? New testimony from a key Internal Revenue Service official indicates the IRS may not have lost two years of emails sent by former top IRS official Lois Lerner after all.

  • Dark money fuels Democrats' push against other dark money: Examiner Editorial

    Many liberals have an almost-religious faith in the ability of campaign finance laws to clean up politics. In the real world, however, political money always finds the loopholes.

  • IRS says hard drive that lost emails destroyed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS said Friday that Lois Lerner's computer hard drive was destroyed three years ago, ending any chance of retrieving her lost emails. In court papers, the IRS said the hard drive was destroyed after two sets of trained technicians tried to retrieve the data. The tax...

  • Republicans criticize handling of IRS inquiry

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans chastised the Justice Department on Thursday for failing to share information with Congress about its investigation into the targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service. Lawmakers called anew for a special prosecutor to look into the matter....

  • Justice Dept. investigating missing IRS emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating the circumstances behind the disappearance of emails from a former senior Internal Revenue Service official, part of a broader criminal inquiry into whether the agency had targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status,...

  • House votes to slash IRS tax enforcement budget

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-controlled House has voted to slash the budget for the Internal Revenue Service's tax enforcement division by $1.2 billion, a 25 percent cut that would mean fewer audits of taxpayers and make it more likely that people who cheat on their taxes will get away with it....

  • Is the IRS scandal the ultimate test of the Constitution's checks and balances?

    Two federal judges acting within 24 hours of each other last Thursday and Friday served notice on the IRS that it's time to pay up.

  • Another federal judge orders IRS to produce signed affidavits explaining its actions in targeting scandal

    U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton has given IRS officials only five workdays to produce a signed affidavit explaining why Lois Lerner's computer hard drive "cannot be identified and preserved."

  • Second federal judge wants info on lost IRS emails

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A second federal judge has ordered the IRS to provide information about lost emails from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton said Friday he wants to know whatever became of Lois Lerner's computer hard drive. IRS...

  • Obama the problem creator

    Only if we understand that Wednesday was "Opposite Day" can we comprehend President Obama's bizarre remarks in Texas concerning our border crisis.

  • Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails

    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 the agency's tea party controversy. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the tax agency a month to submit the explanation in writing....

  • Republicans want this man to investigate IRS targeting of conservative groups

    Republicans don't trust the Justice Department to investigate the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups and now want the department's inspector general to look into the matter instead.

  • Federal judge orders IRS to swear that it can't recover Lois Lerner's lost emails

    A federal judge wants the IRS to make a sworn statement of how it lost Lerner's emails and what it can do to get them back. The IRS and Judicial Watch will also have to meet in September in front of a federal magistrate who is an expert on electronic records in the courts.



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