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June 21, 2013 7:44 AM The Tea Party's Decline Had Nothing to Do with the IRS

I saw this from Kevin Drum, who sent me to Dave Weigel, and from there to a brilliant paper designed to fuel infinite resentment for conservatives, summarized by James Pethokoukis beginning with this gem: 1. Let’s say Tea Party groups had...

By Jonathan Bernstein

June 03, 2013 10:00 AM Are Those IRS Conferences Really So Wasteful?

The Washington Post has a story with politicians expressing outrage about the recurring scandal of federal employees going to conferences with training videos and food and stuff. The Internal Revenue Service spent an estimated $49 million on at least 220...

By Henry Farrell