Steven Miller

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.


Former Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Steve Miller testifies during a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee on May 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ousted IRS Head: ‘I Did Not Mislead Congress Or The American People’

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says the Internal Revenue Service’s improper targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups seems to be part of a culture of cover-ups and political intimidation by the Obama administration.


File photo of the IRS headquarters. (credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

New Acting IRS Commissioner Doesn’t Need Senate Approval Since He’s Temporary Appointment

President Barack Obama picked a senior White House budget official to become the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service on Thursday, the same day another top official announced plans to leave the agency amid the controversy over agents targeting Tea Party groups.


The Internal Revenue Service building is shown in Washington, D.C. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Chief: ‘Shortcut Taken In Our Processes’

The IRS acting chief acknowledged Tuesday that the agency demonstrated “a lack of sensitivity” in its screenings of political groups seeking tax-exempt status, but he said those mistakes won’t be repeated.