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IRS planned to crack down on Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS before scandal blew up

A GOP-led House committee voted Wednesday to seek criminal charges against former IRS official Lois Lerner, who used to run the IRS division in charge of tax-exempt groups. In a party-line vote, the committee accused Lerner of unfairly targeting the applications of conservative groups and misleading the Treasury inspector general, which was…

House panel urges prosecution for ex-IRS official Lois Lerner over Tea Party fiasco

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives committee has asked the Justice Department to consider criminal prosecution for a former U.S. Internal Revenue Service official who played a key role in last year’s Tea Party scandal at the IRS. By a vote of 23-14 along party…