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Issa Demands Answers from Holder on DOJ’s Role in IRS Scandal, Networks Do Nothing

On Wednesday Darrell Issa demanded Attorney General Eric Holder answer new questions about the Justice Department’s role in the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. In a letter sent to ...
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CBS, NBC Evening Newscasts Omit IRS Tax Cheats Getting Bonuses; Mark 1964 World's Fair

Tuesday's World News on ABC stood out as the only Big Three network evening newscast to cover a new "watchdog report" that found that the IRS "handed out more than $1 million in bonuses to ...
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CBS, Bloomberg and Vox Attack Turbo Tax Owner

Media claim Intuit is trying to keep IRS tax code complicated, offer little evidence, hype Soros-funded group’s study.
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ABC, CBS, NBC, New York Times, Washington Post All Skip RNC's Lawsuit Against the IRS's 'Stonewalling'

On Tuesday, the Republican National Committee (RNC) filed a lawsuit against the IRS for that agency’s “illegal stonewalling” of the RNC’s request of documents related to the targeting of ...
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Obamacare Stories Ignore Taxes, Penalties 88 Percent of the Time

Even in tax season, Obamacare-related taxes barely mentioned by evening news shows.
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Omission Outrage! Big Three Networks Censor Huge IRS Scandal Developments

At this point it might take a dead body to get the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks to give the IRS-Tea Party scandal any sort of real coverage. Huge developments in the last week – like IRS ...
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Networks Fret Over IRS Budget Cuts, No Mention of Ongoing Scandal

On Monday, all three network morning shows found time to worry about IRS budget cuts meaning fewer audits and longer wait times for taxpayer assistance, but not one mentioned the ongoing ...
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AP’s Julie Pace: Media Not Covering IRS Scandal Because ‘We Don't Have a Lot To Work With’

Last week, the House Oversight Committee asked the Justice Department to seek criminal charges against former IRS official Lois Lerner. Despite the newest revelations in the IRS scandal, the ...
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ABC Hypes IRS's Help Line Wait Times, Smaller Budget; Yawns at Criminal Referral for Lerner

On Friday's World News, ABC's David Kerley pressed I.R.S. Commissioner John Koskinen about taxpayers who are unable to "get an answer as to how much they're supposed to pay," due to long wait ...
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ABC, NBC Continue Blackout of GOP’s Criminal Referral for Lois Lerner

On Wednesday April 9, the House Oversight Committee voted to send a criminal referral to the Department of Justice for former IRS official Lois Lerner. Despite the severity of this most recent ...
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