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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 knew little about what was happening while he was still commissioner.
The great Charles Pierce may deride it as "Tiger Beat on the Potomac," but sometimes I'm damn grateful we have Politico.
Critics of the Senate Gang of Eight's proposal say little has been done since the 9/11 terrorist attacks to plug a loophole that has allowed millions to remain in the United States illegally.
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, President Barack Obama's spokesman disclosed Monday, expanding the circle of top officials who knew of the audit beyond those named earlier.
Lamar Alexander has an inventive way of fending off potential primary foes, one that could be a model for GOP incumbents running in 2014.
The Associated Press' president and chief executive says the government's secret seizure of two months of reporters' phone records has already had a chilling effect on newsgathering, a week after the subpoenas were revealed publicly.
The White House may invoke it in its peculiar way, but its occupants only show contempt for the rule of law.
The latest on the Benghazi, IRS and AP leak investigations with White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer, Sen.
The American people have lost faith in U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr ., and he must be replaced, a top GOP senator said Sunday.
The White House on Sunday accused Republicans of conducting political "fishing expeditions," while Republican lawmakers showed no let up in attacking President Barack Obama's administration for a culture of what they called cover-up and "intimidation." With controversies on three fronts - the Internal Revenue Service, the administration's ... (more)
The U.S. Justice Department's seizure of two months' worth of telephone records of Associated Press journalists is an outrageous assault against the First Amendment and any American who values our Bill of Rights.
The U.S. House of Representatives will be voting May 16 to fully repeal the Affordable Care Act, the third time the body has held such a full repeal vote since the law's passage in 2010.
In a hearing that escalated into a boisterous public shaming of one of the country's most-feared government agencies, lawmakers took turns Friday calling outgoing IRS Commissioner Steven Miller on the carpet for his department's scandalous practice of targeting conservative groups.
Republicans appear to reach deal with Hispanic caucus as one activist says 'that's like Israelis and Palestinians making peace' Democratic senator Chuck Schumer delivers remarks toward Republican senator John Cornyn during a meeting on immigration.
Sarah Hall Ingram served as commissioner of the office responsible for tax-exempt organizations between 2009 and 2012.