The Seattle Times

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Thursday, May 23, 2013

IRS replaces official who revealed targeting

Lois Lerner, head of the IRS unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status to groups, listens Wednesday at the start of a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny the IRS gave to tea party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.