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Midday Roundup: The IRS had Lois Lerner’s emails after all

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Found. The U.S. Treasury Inspector General has discovered 30,000 emails sent by former IRS official Lois Lerner—messages the IRS claimed had been destroyed…

The IRS gets off easy in conservative targeting scandal

By Mary Reichard
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IRS Scandal | Reining in government agency overreach concerns everyone, and the recent dismissal of taxpayers’ lawsuits against the IRS disappointed many people. One of…

Judge dismisses IRS targeting cases

By J.C. Derrick
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IRS Scandal | Employees who improperly scrutinized conservative groups won’t be punished

Midday Roundup: A portrait of Lois Lerner, in her own words

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Lois Lerner speaks. Former IRS official Lois Lerner, who remains at the center of the scandal involving the agency’s targeting of conservative groups, broke…

Does the IRS have another backup of Lois Lerner’s emails?

By Andrew Branch
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IRS Scandal | Lois Lerner’s emails might not be missing after all. Conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch claims the Obama administration intentionally lied about the…

Midday Roundup: Boehner to Obama, ‘See you in court’

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Legal battle. A sharply divided House of Representatives approved on Wednesday a Republican plan to sue President Barack Obama, accusing him of overstepping…

Issa: We must get politics out of the IRS

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—The Albuquerque Tea Party (ATP) filed for tax-exempt status as a 501(c)4 in December 2009. As of July 2014, the group still has no idea when—or…

Midday Roundup: Migrants blame U.S. policy for border surge

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Immigration misinformation. Unchecked violence in Central America is not the chief cause of the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the border, according…

IRS to pay National Organization for Marriage $50,000 for donor list leak

By Kristen Eicher
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—The Internal Revenue Service will pay the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) $50,000 for illegally leaking the group’s donor list to a…

Government archivist: IRS ‘did not follow the law’

By Allie Hulcher
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of Lois Lerner’s emails, according to an archivist from…

‘The American people cannot take the IRS at its word’

By Emily Scheie
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IRS Scandal | WASHINGTON—Members of the House Ways and Means Committee did not get the apology they were looking for on Friday from IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. In a…

Republicans demand answers on lost IRS emails

By Kristen Eicher
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IRS Scandal | Congress has called on IRS commissioner John Koskinen to answer for the agency’s claims it has lost two years’ worth of email correspondence with…

 
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