Do Senate Democrats seriously not understand that this particular government agency targeted conservative and tea party groups for years? And that, starting in early 2010, there wasn’t a single conservative-leaning organization approved for tax-exempt status by the agency for 27 straight months?

Apparently not:

Senate Democrats on Tuesday proposed increasing the budget of the Internal Revenue Service and other financial agencies next year.

The IRS would get $12.07 billion in funding under the Financial Services subcommittee bill rep House Republicans, in contrast, have suggested cutting the IRS’s budget by 24 percent.

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