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 08:46 PM
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 executive, the nation's top archivist told Congress on Tuesday, in the latest development in the congressional probe of the agency's targeting of...
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,...
06/24/14 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says the Obama administration is not helping Congress get to the truth over the IRS' close scrutiny of conservative groups and the agency's recent revelation that it lost emails related to that probe. The Ohio Republican says that even though...
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.
By Becket Adams | 06/24/14 09:00 AM
Internal Revenue Service commissioner John Koskinen, who has for years been a major Democratic donor, appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Monday evening to testify on the targeting of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.
By Steve Doty | 06/24/14 06:42 AM
House Republicans will get another shot at the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday morning when another congressional committee hearing will be held to examine Lois Lerner's missing emails.
06/23/14 10:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the IRS brushed aside accusations Monday that the agency has obstructed investigations into the targeting of tea party and other political groups, even as Republican lawmakers questioned his credibility. Commissioner John Koskinen was appearing at a rare evening...
06/23/14 04:05 PM
Lost emails from a former IRS official will again take center stage on Capitol Hill this week.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/23/14 08:06 AM
Ever hear of Arkansans for Common Sense? Probably not, since it was formed to boost former Sen. Blanche Lincoln's re-election campaign in 2010. But you will hear about it in the days ahead.
By Paul Bedard | 06/20/14 12:16 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama's slumping poll numbers aren't “devastating,” and warns that the Internal Revenue Service scandal stinks.
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