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Politics: IRS and Conservatives #1053247

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Nancy Cordes) The criminal investigation into the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups applying for tax exempt status examined; Treasury Department report quoted; scenes shown of acting director Steven Miller leaving a meeting; details given about Miller’s failure to inform the House Ways & Means Committee about the scrutiny of Tea Party groups. [MILLER – says we’ll talk Friday.] [Representative Dave CAMP††- says Miller knew about it when he came before the committee and denied it.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) The bigger scandal involving multi-million dollar 501{c}{4} political groups, including Crossroads GPS & Priorities USA, that call themselves social welfare groups to shield their donors examined; political ads shown. [Democracy 21 president Fred WERTHEIMER††- asserts the Tea Party was wrongly singled out and the big players abusing the system have been ignored.]

Pelley, Scott;
Cordes, Nancy;
Andrews, Wyatt

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