Topic: Internal Revenue Service
America is poised for a political 'perfect storm': An unprecedented concentration of income and wealth at the top, a record amount of secret money flooding our democracy, and a public in the aftershock of the great recession becoming increasingly angry and cynical about government.
10/08/2010 10:35 am
"I like it on" messages has brought renewed attention to National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But the payoff looks empty.
10/07/2010 05:07 pm
GOP strategist Karl Rove is sending big money to Republicans in close Election 2010 races. But two campaign watchdogs are asking the IRS to investigate his tax-exempt 'social welfare' group.
10/05/2010 09:11 pm
Special interest groups are spending five times as much on this year's midterm elections as compared to 2006. Many of their donors can't be traced. Congress must require disclosure.
10/04/2010 04:56 pm
If Congress misses another tax deadline, 27 million taxpayers face an unsuspected tax hike.
10/04/2010 01:05 pm
In order to comply with federal regulations, the smallest businesses spent over $10,000 per employee in 2008.
10/04/2010 02:08 am
Political ads paid for by nondescript organizations such as Minnesota Forward have caused some to investigate who is donating to these nonprofits – and the IRS could be helping out.
09/29/2010 07:37 pm
Economically, the GOP's Pledge to America, released Thursday, is aimed at small businesses, repealing health-care reform, for example. But the document is also a clear pledge to 'tea party' supporters: You can trust us.
09/23/2010 03:31 pm
Michael Ian Sohn, the former campaign manager for former Rep. Christopher Shays, pleaded guity to buying a $13,000 engagement ring, theater tickets, a bed, and more with campaign cash.
09/22/2010 08:20 pm
A Chicago businessman has alleged that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was involved in an illegal scheme to win the appointment to Barack Obama's former Senate seat. Jackson has denied the charges.
09/22/2010 04:59 pm