Unclear Laws May Have Contributed to Tax-Exempt Controversy
By: Scott Horsley
May 21, 2013
IRS and Treasury officials can expect a hard time in their appearances on Capitol Hill Tuesday. A key question that so far has not gotten much attention: How did it come to be that social welfare organizations became vehicles for political activity?
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