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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)

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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** Rep. Peter Roskam, Illinois Republican, questions ousted IRS Chief Steve Miller and J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, on Capitol Hill, in Washington on May 17, 2013, as they testify during a hearing at the House Ways and Means Committee on the Internal Revenue Service practice of targeting applicants for tax-exempt status based on political leanings. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Rep. Peter Roskam, Illinois Republican, questions ousted IRS Chief Steve Miller and J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, on Capitol Hill, in Washington on May 17, 2013, as they testify during a hearing at the House Ways and Means Committee on the Internal Revenue Service practice of targeting applicants for tax-exempt status based on political leanings. (Associated Press)

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IRS Line Dancing Class (Illustration by Dana Summers of the Tribune Media Services)

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

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** FILE ** William Temple, left, dressed in a tri-corner hat, cheers for speakers at a tea party rally against the Internal Revenue Service titled, "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)

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

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William Temple, left, dressed in a tri-corner hat, cheers for speakers 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)