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Questions - IRS - September 24-25, 2013

Most Say IRS Broke Law When It Targeted Tea Party, But Few Expect Punishment
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted September 24-25, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the Internal Revenue Service?

2* The IRS official investigated by Congress over her office’s targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups took early retirement this week, but it remains unclear who made the decision to target these groups. Who do you think made the decision - someone at IRS headquarters or somebody who works in the White House?

3* Did the IRS break the law when it targeted Tea Party and other conservative groups?

4* How likely is it that criminal charges will be brought against any government employees for the IRS’ targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups?

5* How likely is it that President Obama or his top aides were aware that Tea Party and other conservative groups were targeted by the IRS?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence