Republicans have expressed reservations about providing the money without a better explanation for how the funds would be used.
House panel considers easing suspension, firing of federal employees in the Senior Executive Service.
IRS officials filed court statements about the agency's efforts to recover Lerner's files. Find out what they said.
John Koskinen offered little new information about the matter, saying he doesn't want to interfere with an inspector general's investigation.
The unanimous voice vote came one day after Robert McDonald told the committee, "I desperately want this job, because I think I can make a difference.”
The contract went to a firm that the Justice Department has accused of fraud in an alleged scheme to rush through background checks and increase revenue.
House Republicans said they have evidence that Lerner's hard drive was only "scratched" and that her e-mails may still be available on backup tapes. The IRS chief is set to testify Wednesday.
Almost 70 percent of D.C.-area letter carriers are delivering the mail after 5 p.m., audit finds.
Lawmakers have questioned the IRS's handling of old storage devices since the agency reported that it destroyed the hard drive of Lois Lerner.
From airport hangars and big box malls to military bases and a central processing center, here is how the administration plans to shelter the kids.