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Eric Lach

Eric Lach is a reporter for TPM. From 2010 to 2011, he was a news writer in charge of the website?s front page. He has previously written for The Daily, NewYorker.com, GlobalPost and other publications. He can be reached at ericl@talkingpointsmemo.com

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Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) had looked forward to Wednesday.

The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee planned to haul former IRS official Lois Lerner back before the committee. Republicans have continued to pursue their investigation of the agency's screening of applications for tax-exempt status from conservative groups. And while Lerner refused to answer questions last year during her first appearance before the committee, Republicans had spent months arguing that she had actually waived her Fifth Amendment rights by giving a statement before invoking them. Issa recalled her, and on Sunday, he appeared on "Fox News Sunday" and stated that Lerner would in fact testify.

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