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Happy Halloween everyone. Sunny skies for today with highs again in the low and mid 70's. High pressure will allow things to cool down quickly for trick or treaters. Temps tonight fall to the low and mid 40's. Sunny skies all weekend. Saturday and Sunday peak in the low and mid 60's.
Holder: Potential civil rights violations at IRS
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder says the FBI's criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service could include potential civil rights violations, false statements and potential violations of the Hatch Act, which prohibits federal employees from engaging in some partisan political activities.
Holder, testifying to the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, was asked what criminal charges could be pursued against IRS employees. Holder announced on Tuesday that the Justice Department was the investigating the IRS after the agency acknowledged that agents had singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status.
Holder also says it will take time to determine if there was criminal wrongdoing.