Twenty Republican senators are requesting a federal inquiry of ACORN and the Treasury Department has opened an investigation of ACORN, adding more woes to the community organization at the center of a widening scandal.

"Current voter fraud investigations in several states, prior fraud convictions, and new videos showing apparent illegal activity by ACORN employees suggest that at the very least the organization warrants a top to bottom investigation," the GOP senators wrote in requesting a Government Accountability Office investigation.

"Taxpayers deserve nothing less than a through and transparent accounting of ACORN's activities." Also Thursday, the Treasury Department Inspector General agreed...

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