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Kim Parson from St. Louis stands and cheers Kevin Jackson, author of "The Big Black Lie", during " Lincoln Legacy: Patriots on the Prairie" rally in Washington Park Saturday. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
ATLANTA (AP) — A suburban Atlanta county has spawned the latest skirmish between tea party conservative and mainstream business interests.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Republican Party's identity crisis is veering off script in a special congressional election in northern Louisiana.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Taxpayer Advocate says the Internal Revenue Service has long resisted efforts by her office to help groups seeking tax-exempt status.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic congressman has released the full transcript of congressional investigators' interview with an Internal Revenue Service manager and self-described conservative Republican who said the close scrutiny of tea party groups' tax forms originated in his Cincinnati IRS office, not in Washington.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- 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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting tea party groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax exempt status, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress was not told that tea party groups were being inappropriately targeted by the Internal Revenue Service, even after acting agency Commissioner Steven T. Miller had been briefed on the matter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says it was inappropriate for the Internal Revenue Service to target tea party groups for additional reviews during last year's presidential election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status.
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — The president of a north Florida tea party group has been killed in a two-vehicle car crash in Marion County.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Firebrand Congressman Alan Grayson, who touched off a furor in conservative circles last week by likening the tea party to the Ku Klux Klan, referred to Florida Republicans as "bigots," "paranoids" and gullible "gun worshippers" Saturday in a rousing speech at the state Florida Democratic Party conference.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of tea party groups and other conservative organizations of the kind subjected to improper scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service operate with small budgets and rarely displayed overt partisan activities.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A second top Internal Revenue Service official has announced plans to leave the agency amid the controversy over the targeting of tea party groups.
Tea Party photo. Also known as Tea Party Patriots
Frank Varga / Skagit Valley Herald Clair Brooks (right) a WWII vet from Mount Vernon, waves to motorists on the southeast corner of Riverside and College Way Wednesday during an anti-tax demonstration.