Internal Revenue Service (IRS)


Tue May 21, 2013
The Two-Way

IRS Officials To Be On Hot Seat

Originally published on Tue May 21, 2013 9:18 am

Dennis Brack Landov

Both the former IRS commissioner who was in charge when the agency singled out some conservative groups for extra scrutiny and the man who replaced him will be appearing at a Senate Finance Committee hearing Tuesday morning.

Douglas Shulman, an appointee of President George W. Bush who left the IRS last November, and acting commissioner Steven Miller (who is losing his job because of the scandal) are due at the 10 a.m. ET hearing.

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Tue May 21, 2013

Unclear Laws May Have Contributed to Tax-Exempt Controversy

Originally published on Tue May 21, 2013 9:13 am



Let's turn to another story for now: The acting head of the IRS has resigned, but is still facing questions about the agency. Lawmakers continue their probe into the federal tax agency targeting Tea Party groups seeking tax exemption.

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Mon May 20, 2013
The Two-Way

Turnabout Is Fair Play: Senators Have Many Questions For IRS

Outgoing acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller.
Nicholas Kamm AFP/Getty Images

The Internal Revenue Service is under fire for improperly singling out some conservative groups for extra scrutiny — putting them through months (or longer) of questions that delayed or derailed the organizations' requests for tax-exempt status.

Well, now the chairman and ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee have some questions and requests — actually dozens of them — for the IRS.

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Sun May 19, 2013
The Two-Way

On Sunday News Shows, Obama Official Plays Defense

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 12:24 pm

President Obama walks across the tarmac to greet well-wishers on Sunday upon his arrival in Atlanta, Ga., where he will attend the commencement at Morehouse College.
Mandel Ngan AFP/Getty Images


Sun May 19, 2013

Political Takeaways: Headaches For The White House

Originally published on Sun May 19, 2013 12:11 pm