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Outgoing acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller, left, and former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman arrive a hearing of the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill on May 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans Believe IRS Deliberately Targeted Tea Party

A new survey finds that a majority of Americans believe that the Internal Revenue Service deliberately targeted conservative groups.


White House Insists Obama Was Not Involved in the IRS scandal. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Senior Adviser: ‘No One In The White House Was Aware’ Of IRS Scandal

A top White House adviser insisted Sunday that President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had targeted tea party groups only “when it came out in the news” while Republicans continued to press the administration for more answers.


Tea Party activists gather on Capitol Hill for a "Hold the Line" rally on June 27, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Tea Party Tax Returns Show Activism On A Budget

Dozens of tea party groups and other conservative organizations of the kind subjected to improper scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service operated with small budgets and rarely displayed overt partisan activities, according to an Associated Press review of public tax filings by 93 such activist groups. A few groups built million-dollar operations and political ties that could have been legitimate grounds for IRS investigation, tax law experts said.


President Barack Obama. (credit: Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Warns Congress Not To Play Politics With IRS Scandal

Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late Wednesday amid an outcry over revelations that the agency had improperly targeted Tea Party groups for scrutiny when they filed for tax-exempt status.


House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., leads a hearing titled, 'Benghazi: Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage' in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on May 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Issa: ‘This Was A Targeting Of The President’s Political Enemies’

Congress was not told tea party groups were being inappropriately targeted by the Internal Revenue Service, even after acting agency Chief Steven Miller had been briefed on the matter.