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House re-elects John Boehner as speaker over tea party opposition

The House has re-elected John Boehner to be speaker in the new Republican-led Congress, despite opposition by tea party lawmakers that underscored party divisions. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2015

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Investigators may have recovered up to 30,000 lost IRS emails to, from Lois Lerner

Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the IRS's... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies'

A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday. Read more »

July 30, 2014

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Tea party groups' suit against IRS moves forward

A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit by 10 tea party groups to move forward against the Internal Revenue Service, rejecting a request by the federal government to... Read more »

July 18, 2014

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Second federal judge wants info on lost IRS emails

A second federal judge has ordered the IRS to provide information about lost emails from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails

A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. Read more »

July 11, 2014

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