Articles Tagged 'Tea Party'


Judge orders IRS to clear tea party application backlog within month

by Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times
Published on October 17, 2016
A federal judge has ordered the IRS to finally clean up the tea party targeting mess, giving the tax agency less than a month to… READ MORE

Here we go again: IRS subjects tea party groups to new round of scrutiny, publicizes tax return data

by Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times
Published on October 5, 2016
The IRS‘ battle against holdout tea party groups is heating up again, after the tax agency promised it would begin processing their long-delayed applications, but… READ MORE

IRS boss Koskinen takes heat at impeachment hearing for faulty testimony

Published on September 21, 2016
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen faced tough questioning Wednesday from Republicans at his Capitol Hill impeachment hearing, where he admitted “failings” in responding to congressional probes… READ MORE

IRS refuses to abandon targeting criteria used against tea party, conservative groups

by Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times
Published on September 8, 2016
The IRS is refusing to recant the targeting criteria it used to single out tea party groups for intrusive scrutiny, according to court filings made… READ MORE

IRS vows to finally begin processing applications of targeted tea party groups

by Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times
Published on August 26, 2016

The IRS is still holding up three tea party groups’ applications, Commissioner John Koskinen admitted in a letter to Congress last week — but he… READ MORE

How We Killed the Tea Party

Published on August 15, 2016

As we watch the Republican Party tear itself to shreds over Donald Trump, perhaps it’s time to take note of another conservative political phenomenon that… READ MORE

Trump train derails tea party movement

by Seth McLaughlin - The Washington Times
Published on August 7, 2016

The tea party movement, which dominated Republican elections in 2010 and 2012 and forced Congress to move to the right policywise, has hit a rough… READ MORE

Federal Agency: Wearing ‘Don’t Tread on Me’ Gadsden Flag Symbol Might Be Actionable Racial Harassment

by Jon Street | The Blaze
Published on August 5, 2016

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is looking into whether wearing a depiction of the Gadsden flag to work should be considered racial harassment after a… READ MORE

Tea Party candidate will run as Democrat in bid to oust GOP chairman

by Melanie Zanona | The Hill
Published on August 2, 2016

Tea party insurgent Art Halvorson has decided to run as a Democrat this fall in an effort to oust House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman… READ MORE

Court rebukes IRS for tea party targeting, orders release of secret list

by Stephen Dinan
Published on March 23, 2016

A federal appeals court spanked the IRS Tuesday, saying it has taken laws designed to protect taxpayers from the government and turned them on their… READ MORE
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