By Washington Examiner | 07/19/14 12:20 PM
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.
07/18/14 05:15 PM
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...
07/17/14 05:15 PM
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....
07/16/14 10:00 PM
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, according...
07/15/14 04:45 PM
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....
By Mark Tapscott | 07/14/14 08:36 AM
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.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/13/14 05:59 PM
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."
07/11/14 04:00 PM
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...
By David Limbaugh | 07/11/14 11:36 AM
Only if we understand that Wednesday was "Opposite Day" can we comprehend President Obama's bizarre remarks in Texas concerning our border crisis.
07/10/14 05:00 PM
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. Sullivan...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 04:30 PM
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.
By Mark Flatten | 07/10/14 03:05 PM
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.
By Blake Seitz | 07/10/14 01:13 PM
An IRS employee has been suspended for 100 days without pay for urging callers on the agency's customer service hotline to vote for President Obama in the 2012 presidential election.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/09/14 05:45 PM
The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has sued the government under the Freedom of Information Act to gain access to records about the investigation.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/09/14 05:18 PM
The embattled former IRS senior executive cautioned colleagues against including comments in official emails that might be seen by Congress.
By Noemie Emery | 07/29/14
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By Philip Klein | 07/28/14