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Former IRS boss pleads ignorance on targeting of right-wing groups

Former IRS boss pleads ignorance on targeting of right-wing groups

The man who led the Internal Revenue Service when it was giving extra scrutiny to tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status told Congress on Tuesday that he…

Senior White House aides knew about IRS targeting

Senior White House aides knew about IRS targeting

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior advisers knew in late April that an impending report was likely to say the IRS had inappropriately targeted conservative groups,…

Former IRS chief set for grilling on Capitol Hill

Former IRS chief set for grilling on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers are getting their first chance to question the former head of the Internal Revenue Service, the man who ran the agency when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups.…

Lowered deficit forecasts also lowers drive for budget deal

Lowered deficit forecasts also lowers drive for budget deal

The chances of a deal between Democratic and Republican lawmakers that would overhaul the tax system, trim government spending and reform safety net spending programs appear to be fading. A…

Tea Party hopes IRS debacle will give a needed boost

Tea Party hopes IRS debacle will give a needed boost

Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement’s leaders certainly think so. They say the IRS acknowledgement that it had…

Obama seems to be weathering scandals, controversies

Obama seems to be weathering scandals, controversies

Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama’s agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress…

Will White House scandals hurt Obamacare?

Will White House scandals hurt Obamacare?

Political scandals have strange ways of causing collateral damage, and Republicans are hoping the furor over federal tax enforcers singling out conservative groups will ensnare their biggest target: President Barack…

Budget official tapped to run troubled IRS

Budget official tapped to run troubled IRS

President Barack Obama picked a senior White House budget official to become the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday, the same day another top official announced plans…

IRS boss fired but outcry over abuse will continue

IRS boss fired but outcry over abuse will continue

Don’t look for the outcry over the Internal Revenue Service‘s improper targeting of tea party groups to subside with the ouster of the agency’s acting commissioner. Three congressional committees are…

A White House in full damage-control mode

A White House in full damage-control mode

With no sign of an end to three mushrooming scandals, the White House acknowledged the rising political dangers on Wednesday by launching a concerted effort at damage control. In a…