Dave Camp

Bruce Braley Urged IRS to Investigate Tax-Exempt Conservative Groups

Received campaign contributions from union that represents IRS employees

Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) was one of several Democratic lawmakers who urged the IRS to investigate tax-exempt conservative groups—before it was revealed that the agency targeted those groups—in a scandal that continues to embroil the Obama administration.

IRS Lost Lerner Emails Due to Computer Crash, Agency Says

IRS claims it cannot produce emails between Lerner and White House

The Internal Revenue Service claims to have lost two-years worth of emails between former IRS official Lois Lerner, who resigned under pressure for her role in the IRS targeting scandal, and outside agencies and groups. House Ways and Means Committee chairman Dave Camp (R., Mich.) announced Friday that the IRS informed the committee it lost the emails, which the committee was seeking as part of its investigation into the targeting scandal, due to a computer crash in 2011.

CMS Administrator Refuses to Release Obamacare Enrollment Figures

Marilyn Tavenner emphasizes steps being taken to fix website during testimony

Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Marilyn Tavenner refused to release the number of people who have enrolled in the federal exchange through the website HealthCare.gov during congressional testimony Tuesday.

Protesters Demand an Audit of the IRS

Lawmakers assure crowds they will get answers from the IRS, Bachmann urges more action from Republicans

Congressional leaders, tea party activists, and Glenn Beck gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol to reiterate their concern over the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups, call for more investigations, and advocate for the abolishment of the agency on Wednesday. “My committee … has been trying to get answers from the IRS for more than two years. We’re just starting to get answers,” said Rep. Dave Camp (R., Mich.), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

Pervasive Political Targeting

Testimony suggests IRS targeting of conservative groups not limited to Cincinnati office

Internal Revenue Service targeting of political groups was not limited to front-line employees in the agency’s Cincinnati, Ohio, office, according to testimony before a House committee on Tuesday.

The Delphi Oracle

House GOP pressures Obama administration for info on shady pension deal

Republicans are stepping up the pressure on the Obama administration to explain why a federal pension insurer slashed the pensions of non-union employees as part of the General Motors (GM) bailout, while union benefits were preserved.