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Inspector General: IRS Workers Mistakenly Erased Tea Party Emails, Backup Files

Investigators are blaming mistakes by IRS employees — not a criminal conspiracy — for the loss of thousands of emails related to the tax agency’s tea party scandal.

06/25/2015

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Justice Department: IRS’ Lois Lerner Will Face No Contempt Charges

The Justice Department won’t seek criminal contempt charges against Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of a controversy over how the agency treated conservative political groups.

04/01/2015

IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on May 22, 2013. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigators Find 32,000 Emails in IRS Probe

Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency’s tea party scandal.

02/27/2015

IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on May 22, 2013. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Says It Has Lost Emails From 5 More Employees

They are part of congressional probes into the treatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.

09/05/2014

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Orders IRS To Explain Lost Emails

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy.

07/10/2014

Michele Bachmann speaks at a Tea Party Express Rally in 2011. (Credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Bachmann: IRS Scandal ‘Big Enough That It Could Bring Down A Presidency’

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., believes the scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service could bring down the White House.

06/30/2014

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Republican Lawmakers Introduce Bill Offering $1 Million Reward For Recovery Of Lerner’s Lost Emails

Two Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill that would reward $1 million to an individual or group that can recover former Internal Revenue Service director Lois Lerner’s lost emails.

06/26/2014

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Emails: IRS Official Sought Audit Of Top GOP Senator

Congressional investigators say Lois Lerner expressed interest in an audit of Sen. Charles Grassley.

06/25/2014

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen appears before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on "IRS Obstruction: Lois Lerner's Missing E-Mails, Part I" on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 23, 2014. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Commissioner To Issa: ‘I Did Not Say I Would Provide You Emails That Disappeared’

The head of the IRS brushed aside accusations Monday that the agency has obstructed investigations into the targeting of tea party and other political groups, even as Republican lawmakers questioned his credibility.

06/24/2014

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner exercises her Fifth Amendment right not to speak about the IRS targeting investigation before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building on March 5, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Issa: Does The IRS ‘Really Expect The American People To Believe That?’

Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s Tea Party controversy.

06/14/2014

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