House Holds Hearing On IRS Scrutiny Of Tea Party Applications

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House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa... News PhotoChairperson,Darrell Issa,Elijah Cummings,Failure,Government,Horizontal,Organized Group,Politics,Reform,USA,Waist Up,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - JULY 18: House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) (R) and ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) confer before hearing testimony from current and former Internal Revenue Service Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division employees in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill July 18, 2013 in Washington, DC. The witnesses testified as part of the committee's ongoing investigation into claims that the IRS systematically delayed and scrutinized applications for tax exempt status from organizations with the words 'Tea Party' and 'patriot' in their names. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)