Steven Miller

Rand Paul: Obama 'Losing The Moral Authority To Lead This Nation'

Tea party-backed Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on Sunday warned President Barack Obama that he was in danger of "losing the moral authority to lead this nation" because the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) unfairly scrutinized the tax-exempt status of conservative groups.

Ousted IRS Chief Grilled By House Committee

The ousted chief of the Internal Revenue Service, Steven Miller, told the House Ways and Means Committee that his agency made errors in targeting conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, but he says the mistakes were not the result of partisan views.

Rangel: Citizens United 'Invitation... For Abuse' Of Tax Code

The acting Internal Revenue Service commissioner on Friday told Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) that applications for 501(c)4 groups had doubled since the Supreme Court's <em>Citizen United</em> ruling, which opened the floodgates for unlimited political spending by corporations.

Rubio Calls For IRS Commissioner Who Already Left Department To Resign

Sen. Marco Rubio sent out a letter this Monday, calling for the IRS commissioner to resign in the wake of the latest dust up over the agency's admission that there were some conservative groups targeted by the branch in Cincinnati. The problem with his request -- the IRS commissioner when these scandals occurred was a Bush appointee who no longer heads the department: