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Markey, Gomez slam IRS on reports agency targeted conservative groups

US Senate hopefuls Edward J. Markey and Gabriel E. Gomez on Wednesday joined the bipartisan chorus ripping the Internal Revenue Service over the agency’s reported targeting of small-government groups for greater scrutiny.

Both nominees steered remarks about the three controversies engulfing Washington away from criticism of President Obama and trained on the specific agencies caught up in the firestorms.

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