IRS apologizes for targeting conservative groups

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Friday, May 10, 2013

AP: The Internal Revenue Service is apologizing for inappropriately flagging conservative political groups for additional reviews during the 2012 election.

Lois Lerner, who heads the IRS unit that oversees tax-exempt groups, said organizations that included the words "tea party" or "patriot" in their applications for tax-exempt status were singled out for additional reviews.

 

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