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Heller Lobbies To Strip IRS Of Obamacare Duties

The Las Vegas Sun reports Sen. Dean Heller wants to relieve the IRS of funding meant to help the agency enforce provisions of the Affordable Care Act. This comes in the wake of a scandal where IRS officials were revealed to have given greater scrutiny to Tea Party and other conservative groups that sought tax exempt status. A number of other GOP senators have shown support for Heller's plan. Meanwhile, Sen. Harry Reid has defended the administration on the IRS scandal, but Karoun Demirjian reports Reid broke with the president on another scandal after the Justice Department grabbed phone records of a number of Associated Press reporters. Karoun Demirjian joins us to talk about Sen. Heller's plans and Sen. Reid's positions amidst multiple White House scandals.

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Karoun Demirjian, Washington Correspondent, Las Vegas Sun

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