Reality Check Special: Tea Party groups vs IRS - Tucson News Now

Reality Check Special: Tea Party groups vs IRS

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We are following a story that is just breaking on Friday. In fact, FOX19 was the first TV station in the nation to cover it.

We first told you on March 1, 2012 that Tea Party and Liberty Groups in seven states claimed they were being targeted by the IRS.

On Friday, the IRS apologized.

Tonight in a Reality Check special, Ben goes in-depth on the IRS vs. Tea Party and Liberty groups.

You won't want to miss it. 

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