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Politics: IRS and Conservatives #1053173

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 13, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The growing scandal at the IRS over the targeting of political organizations like the Tea Party introduced. [President OBAMA – says it is outrageous.]

(Richmond, Virginia: Wyatt Andrews) The IRS scrutiny of the Tea Party examined; details given about the surge in applications for tax exempt status since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling. [Richmond, Virginia Tea Party executive director Laurence NORDVIG††- says it’s intrusion of big government into people’s personal lives.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The Treasury Department investigation of the singling out of Tea Party groups by the IRS reviewed; details given about IRS division head Lois Lerner†’s instructions for the Cincinnati office to revise its criteria in 2011. [At House hearing in 2012, IRS commissioner Doug SHULMAN†- denies there is targeting.] The call for acting commissioner Steven Miller†† to testify before the House noted.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Andrews, Wyatt;
Cordes, Nancy
Duration:
00:06:00

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