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Two senior aides to President Barack Obama knew weeks ago about a watchdog report on the U.S. Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups, a spokesman said on Monday, shifting the focus to the White House in a fast-moving controversy.
Since his emergence as a national political figure, Barack Obama has managed to deflect accusations of wrongdoing and impropriety with ease.
The ousted head of the Internal Revenue Service apologized to Congress on Friday for his agency's tougher treatment of tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.
Melissa Harris Perry blasted the GOP on her show Saturday for what she sees as their parade of politics, claiming that the real scandal is about the GOP's personal politics aimed at putting our President in the "crosshairs." Harris-Perry opened with some sarcastic satire, listing plot points from ABC's Scandal season finale to depict a real ... (more)
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.
"This systematic abuse cannot be fixed with just one resignation, or two," said David Camp, the Republican chairman of the House tax-writing committee, at an oversight hearing Friday morning dealing with the IRS.
Clearly, the New York Times couldn't run with Jonathan Weisman's headline or opening sentence in the report he filed shortly after Friday's portion of Friday's testimony at a hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee in its Saturday print edition.
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political damage control by the administration and party leaders in Congress, and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the White House.
The IRS targeting Tea Party groups and other conservative-leaning political organizations has reignited calls for reform and the argument among Capitol Hill Republicans that the federal government has become too big and out of control.
For a brief period on the morning of May 17, MSNBC was actually acting like a real news network.
The outgoing IRS commissioner claimed Friday that his agency's practice of singling out conservative groups for extra scrutiny was "foolish" and "horrible" -- but not illegal.
The Sunday morning talk shows will find a lot to talk about in the Washington controversies over the IRS , the Department of Justice and the Benghazi attack.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is calling on President Barack Obama to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service and inviting local organizations who feel they were targeted by the agency to contact his office.
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A huge increase in workload, rather than deliberate targeting, led to "foolish mistakes" and the political discrimination an inspector general's report found in the Internal Revenue Service, the outgoing commissioner of the agency said Friday.
Pressure continued to mount on the Obama administration Thursday as Republican leaders in the House and Senate asked the Government Accountability Office to investigate HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius ' fundraising efforts for a private organization to help implement the healthcare reform law.