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Midwest Tea Party Activists Not Surprised by IRS Scrutinyi
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May 17, 2013
Tea Party-affiliated activists in the Midwestern United States say they are outraged, but not surprised, by revelations that the tax-collecting arm of the U.S. government has been unfairly scrutinizing applications by conservative groups for tax-exempt status. The scandal forced the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service [IRS] to step down this week, and is prompting Congressional investigations. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh has more on the reaction, from Peoria, Illinois.

Midwest Tea Party Activists Not Surprised by IRS Scrutiny

Published May 17, 2013

Tea Party-affiliated activists in the Midwestern United States say they are outraged, but not surprised, by revelations that the tax-collecting arm of the U.S. government has been unfairly scrutinizing applications by conservative groups for tax-exempt status. The scandal forced the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service [IRS] to step down this week, and is prompting Congressional investigations. VOA’s Kane Farabaugh has more on the reaction, from Peoria, Illinois.


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