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  • House Panel Votes to Hold Former IRS Official in Contempt

    A U.S. House committee voted to hold former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify about her role in scrutinizing Tea Party groups seeking tax exemptions.

  • IRS’s Lerner Pursued Karl Rove Group, Republicans Allege

    Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner engaged in an “aggressive and improper pursuit” of Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, a nonprofit political group advised by Republican Karl Rove, according to the House Ways and Means Committee.

  • House Panel Said to Urge Prosecuting Former IRS Executive

    The House Ways and Means Committee is meeting in private this morning as it considers urging Attorney General Eric Holder to prosecute former IRS executive Lois Lerner.

  • House Panel Said to Accuse Lerner of Disclosing IRS Data

    The House Ways and Means Committee plans to send a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder saying former IRS executive Lois Lerner should be prosecuted for violating taxpayers’ rights, misleading investigators and disclosing taxpayers’ private information, a House aide said.

  • Patterson Belknap’s Cleary to Lead Firm: Business of Law

    Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP’s employment law head, Lisa E. Cleary, was named co-chairwoman and managing partner of the firm. She succeeds Robert P. LoBue, who was co-chairman and managing partner, and joins William F. Cavanaugh Jr. as co-chairman.

  • U.S. House Panel to Vote as Soon as April 10 on Contempt

    A U.S. House committee will vote as soon as April 10 to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress.

  • Billionaire Sought by U.S. Holds Key to Putin Gas Cash

    A detained billionaire who made a fortune as a middleman in Russia’s murky gas trade with Ukraine may hold the key for U.S. lawmakers seeking harsher sanctions against President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.

  • IRS’s Lerner Under Scrutiny as Issa Builds Contempt Case

    Lois Lerner, who oversaw the U.S. Internal Revenue Service’s scrutiny of Tea Party groups, was looking for someone from every branch of government to help resolve the issue that eventually cost her job.

  • Strauss-Kahn May Have Spent Last Night in Jail

    Dominique Strauss-Kahn , the former International Monetary Fund chief charged with sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a hotel housekeeper, may have spent his last night in jail on Rikers Island after a judge said he can go free on bail while awaiting trial.

  • IRS’s Lerner Will Invoke Constitutional Right to Silence

    Lois Lerner, the mid-level Internal Revenue Service official at the center of a controversy over the agency’s scrutiny of small-government groups, will invoke her constitutional right not to testify before Congress, according to a letter from her lawyer.

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