Senate confirms overhaul specialist as IRS chief

Posted: December 21, 2013 at 5:17 a.m.

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Friday to confirm a retired corporate and government turnaround specialist to head the Internal Revenue Service, an agency recovering from scandal as it gears up to play a big role in implementing the president’s health-care law.

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