IRS also targeted liberal groups

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

CNN: The Internal Revenue Service targeted both liberal and conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.

Rep. Sander Levin said the term "progressives" was included on IRS screening lists of applicants for tax-exempt status made available to Congress on Monday.

It was the first confirmation that the "Be on the Lookout" or BOLO lists used criteria targeting liberal groups after an inspector general's report made public last month said the IRS had used words such as "tea party" to determine possible extra scrutiny.

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