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House Panel Refers Ex-IRS Official for Prosecution

A committee in the U.S. House of Representatives has asked the Justice Department to consider criminal prosecution of a former Internal Revenue Service official for her role in last year's Tea Party scandal. Investigators for the House Ways and Means committee say they uncovered evidence IRS official Lois Lerner may have violated the constitutional rights of conservative groups. They also say she may have misled law enforcement agents and acted recklessly with taxpayers' private...

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