They’ve been given an inch – can they take a mile? The national controversy involving revelations that the IRS has subjected conservative groups to extra scrutiny in their applications for tax-exempt status has evolved into a fill-in-the-blanks scandal for Repu … Full story
The GOP appears unwilling to abandon the idea that President Obama had a hand in the IRS' targeting of conservative groups. US Army vet Wes Moore, Politico's Maggie Haberman and Buzzfeed's Ben Smith join Alex Wagner to discuss. Former White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod also joins the conversat
A NewsNation panel talks about the top political stories of the day, including IRS official Lois Lerner being placed on administrative leave, two days after she refused to answer questions on Capitol Hill about the tax agency’s targeting of conservative groups.
The controversy over the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups casts doubt over whether the agency will be able to enforce President Obama’s health care law. Sen. John Barrasso joins Richard Lui to discuss.
Rep. Pete Roskam, R-Ill., a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, joins The Daily Rundown guest host Peter Alexander to talk about the IRS hearings and whether or not Congress can legally make IRS official Lois Lerner answer more questions regarding the scandal.
Lois Lerner, the IRS official who first disclosed that the agency had targeted conservative groups, surprised a House committee Wednesday by delivering an opening statement, and then taking the fifth. The Daily Rundown guest host Peter Alexander reports and NBC’s Mark Murray joins the conversation.
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 22: Internal Revenue Service Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner makes a statement during a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee before refusing to testify to the committee May 22, 2013 in Washington, DC. The committee is investigating allegat
Committee Chairman U.S. Representative Darrell Issa (R-CA) holds a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by the Internal Revenue Service , on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 22, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Former U.S. Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman (L-R), IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner and U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin take their seats to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on targeting of political groups seekin
House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. holds up a document as he speaks to IRS official Lois Lerner on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, during the committee's hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny IRS gave to Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for