A compendium of articles related to the IRS controversy over targeting conservative groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scandals at the Internal Revenue Service are jeopardizing critical funding for the agency as it gears up to play a big role in President Barack Obama's health care law.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Internal Revenue Service agents working in the agency's Cincinnati office say higher-ups in Washington directed the targeting of conservative political groups when they applied for tax-exempt status.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Internal Revenue Service official is defending extravagant spending at an employee conference and says it conformed with agency rules at the time.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The new acting head of the Internal Revenue Service is telling lawmakers he'll do "everything possible" to make sure taxpayer money is spent wisely.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's top spokesman says the White House is facing "legitimate criticisms" for its shifting accounts about who knew what about the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups, and when they knew it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lois Lerner says she's "done nothing wrong" and hasn't "broken any laws." And she says she hasn't provided any false information to Congress.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the storm over the agency's targeting of conservative groups has told Congress she did nothing wrong and has invoked her constitutional right to not answer lawmakers' questions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department's No. 2 official is telling Congress that his agency played no role in the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee taking Congress' latest look at the Internal Revenue Service's mistreatment of tea party groups will apparently hold its hearing without input from its star witness.
WASHINGTON (AP) — He led the IRS at a time when it was giving extra scrutiny to applications from conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status -- but Douglas Shulman is telling Congress that he knew little about what was going on.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups was "unacceptable and inexcusable" and he has directed the agency's acting director to hold people accountable.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former head of the Internal Revenue Service heads to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, giving lawmakers their first opportunity to question the man who ran the agency when agents were improperly targeting tea party groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Treasury official says the department told the White House twice that the IRS was preparing to make public its targeting of conservative political groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior presidential advisers knew in late April that an upcoming report was likely to find that IRS employees had inappropriately targeted conservative political groups.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler was first informed about an audit of the IRS' inappropriate targeting of conservative groups on April 24 and that she notified senior staff, including Denis McDonough, the chief of staff to President Barack Obama. White House press secretary Jay Carney says Ruemmler "appropriately" decided not to tell Obama at the time because the audit was ongoing.