June 4, 2013 Representatives of conservative groups that were targeted by the IRS tell Congress about the delays and demands they encountered when applying for tax-exempt status.
June 3, 2013 Are most people's political opinions based on information or illusion? Commentator Tania Lombrozo discusses recent research on confronting our own lack of understanding when it comes to questions of complex public policy.
May 29, 2013 The congresswoman says she won't be seeking a fifth term. She does not rule out getting back into politics in the future. In 2012 she made a bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Her fortunes quickly rose and fell.
May 22, 2013 Lois Lerner, who's at the center of the political firestorm over her agency's singling out of some conservative groups for extra scrutiny, invoked her Fifth Amendment right not to answer questions from Congress.
May 22, 2013 In a nonpartisan race in which two Democrats were the top contenders, the city councilman has edged out City Controller Wendy Greuel.
May 22, 2013 The former congressman's career appeared to be over when he resigned in 2011 because of an extramarital sexting scandal and his lies about it. Now, he tells voters, "I've made some big mistakes. ... I hope I get a second chance to work for you." The Democratic primary is set for Sept. 10.
May 15, 2013 The House speaker says he's not interested in who resigns because the IRS inappropriately singled out some conservative groups for extra scrutiny. He wants to know who's going to be charged with breaking the law.
May 15, 2013 A Treasury Department inspector general concludes that "ineffective management" is to blame for the singling out of some conservative groups.
May 14, 2013 Echoing comments made Monday by President Obama, Attorney Gen. Eric Holder also said that even if no laws were broken it was "outrageous" for the IRS to focus on groups who identified themselves as "patriots" or "tea party" supporters when they applied for tax-exempt status.
May 14, 2013 As the head of the IRS turns to this classic "past exonerative," we look at the history of an oft-used phrase. It came up in the Nixon era, again during the Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush administrations, and now in the Obama years. It goes back much further, though.
May 14, 2013 The extra scrutiny given to some conservative groups' applications for tax-exempt status has sparked outrage. Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller blames "shortcuts," not politics. He and other IRS officials didn't alert Congress to what was happening when they could have last year.
May 13, 2013 Groups that focused on issues such as government spending, taxes and making America "a better place to live" were given extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status, according to news reports. That's in addition to the "tea party" and "patriot" groups the IRS has apologized for singling out.
April 30, 2013 At a White House news conference, the president was asked about Syria, the Boston Marathon bombings, new gun laws, the Guantanamo Bay detention center and other subjects. He made the case that despite some setbacks, he'll still get some important things done in his second term.
April 25, 2013 On the day her son George's presidential library is being dedicated, she tells Today that Jeb is "by far the best-qualified man," but that another Bush presidential run might be one too many.