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**FILE** William Temple (left), dressed in a tri-corner hat, cheers for speakers during "Audit the IRS," a tea party rally against the Internal Revenue Service on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on June 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Raul R. Labrador says his proposed legislation, which has 30 co-sponsors, would ensure that individuals who want to donate to a church that holds to the traditional teaching on marriage would not see their donations challenged by the IRS. (Associated Press)

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"Yes, there was extra money available and clearly in this case that money wasn't deployed to its highest and best use," said acting Internal Revenue Service chief Danny Werfel, during an investigation into excessive spending on a California conference. (Associated Press)

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Lois Lerner, head of the Internal Revenue Service unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status, was put on administrative leave after she declared her innocence but refused to answer congressional questions about the targeting. (Associated Press)

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Lois Lerner, head of the Internal Revenue Service unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status, was put on administrative leave after she declared her innocence but refused to answer congressional questions about the targeting. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington is seen on March 22, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** House Oversight and Government Reform Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican, speaks May 22, 2013, on Capitol Hill during the committee's hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny IRS gave to tea party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** House Oversight and Government Reform Committee member Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican, speaks May 22, 2013, on Capitol Hill during the committee's hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny IRS gave to tea party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, speaks at a tea party rally against the Internal Revenue Service titled "Audit the IRS" on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Maryland Democrat, said the IRS scandal shows an agency that doesn't have good rules for keeping political organizations from operating as tax-exempt social welfare organizations. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Maryland Democrat, said the IRS scandal shows an agency that doesn't have good rules for keeping political organizations from operating as tax-exempt social welfare organizations. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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**FILE** The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington is seen on March 22, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington is seen on March 22, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 6, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Lois Lerner, head of the Internal Revenue Service unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status, was put on administrative leave after she declared her innocence but refused to answer congressional questions about the targeting. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Acting Internal Revenue Service chief Danny Werfel. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 6, 2013. (Associated Press)

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Rush Limbaugh and other conservative leaders have banded together to demand that TV networks "stop censoring" news of the Internal Revenue Service scandal. (Associated Press)

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White House press secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" that Republicans are trying to make something out of nothing regarding conservative groups and the Internal Revenue Service. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) speaks at a tea party rally against the Internal Revenue Service entitled, "Audit the IRS" on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)