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Senior IRS Officials Knew About Conservative Groups Being Targeted In 2011

Senior IRS Officials Knew About Conservative Groups Being Targeted In 2011

Via Ed Morrissey, it seems that the IRS targeting conservative groups isn’t something the IRS top brass just found out about it, and it wasn’t just some isolated low-level incident. That, according to the Associated Press: A federal watchdog’s upcoming report says senior Internal Revenue Service officials knew agents were targeting tea party groups in

IRS Admits To Targeting Conservative Groups For Audits

Wow. The Internal Revenue Service “inappropriately flagged” conservative political groups during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status, a top IRS official said Friday. Organizations were singled out because they included the words “tea party” or “patriot” in their applications for tax-exempt status, said Lois Lerner, who heads the IRS

Kopp Column: America's Checks Do Not Balance

Yes, Washington needs more tax revenue to do the job it is doing, and that’s the problem. It’s doing too much. The Federal Government is operating beyond its “job description” or its “scope of work.” There are some who believe President Obama does too much and often operates outside the law. For example, he enacted

Interview: Former Congressman Rick Berg Talks Fiscal Cliff, His Senate Race Loss And His Future In ND

“At the end of a legislative session, if you ask people if they’re going to run for the legislature again and they say yes then they’re not a good legislator,” former Rep. Rick Berg told me during our interview in response to a question about his future political career. Berg said he’s “excited to get