Robert Faturechi and Derek Willis: IRS Grants Nonprofit Status to ‘Dark Money’ Group Founded by Karl RoveFebruary 2016
Crossroads GPS gets declared a nonprofit five years after applying, meaning that its donor list can remain private.
Theodoric Meyer: New IRS Rules on Dark Money DelayedJanuary 2015
The IRS faces a number of hurdles before its new regulations for social welfare nonprofits can be finalized, including potential opposition from Congress.
What Happens When a Dark Money Group Blows Off IRS RulesApril 2014
The Government Integrity Fund spent most of its money on election ads, despite IRS rules prohibiting a social welfare nonprofit from doing so.
Kim Barker: ‘America Is Not Stupid’ Wins IRS Recognition as Tax-Exempt NonprofitOctober 2013
The group spent over $125,000 on election campaigns in 2012, but that was not enough for the IRS to deny their application.
Kim Barker & Justin Elliott: Six Facts Lost in the IRS ScandalMay 2013
Amid the outrage, the big picture of social welfare nonprofits is easily forgotten.
Robert Reich: The IRS and the Real ScandalMay 2013
The problem is that the IRS has interpreted our tax laws to allow big corporations and wealthy individuals unlimited political influence.
Robert Reich: Pyromaniacs on the PotomacMay 2013
The problem with Obama's second term.
Robert Reich: The Hollowing Out of GovernmentMay 2013
When Republicans can’t repeal laws they don’t like, they hollow them out, deny funds to fully implement them, and reduce funds to enforce them.