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IRS Probes Charities' Political Dealings

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IRS Probes Charities' Political Dealings

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IRS Probes Charities' Political Dealings

IRS Probes Charities' Political Dealings

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The IRS is investigating dozens of non-profit organizations for possible violations of a law that prohibits tax-exempt groups from taking part in the political process. Hear NPR's Jennifer Ludden and three stakeholders: Diana Aviv of the advocacy group Independent Sector; Rep. Walter B. Jones (R-NC), who is trying to change the law; and tax law specialist Bruce Hopkins.