A GOP-led House panel Tuesday released an extensive report that attempts to show former top Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner lied to Congress about her involvement in the targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exempt status.
The chairman of the Senate Banking Committee and his Republican counterpart announced Tuesday that they had reached an agreement to dissolve the bailed-out government-sponsored mortgage enterprises and reform federal housing finance policy.
Democrats held the Senate floor to talk climate change into the morning hours Tuesday, though they're not holding their breath on comprehensive legislation clearing Congress soon. Instead, organizer Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, described the event as an "opening salvo."
By SUSAN CRABTREE | 03/11/14 02:20 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney said the administration still lacks enough information to draw a conclusion about the reason why a Malaysia Airlines jetliner has gone missing. “I can tell you that we do not...Read More...
By MEGHASHYAM MALI | 03/11/14 02:00 PM
The White House on Tuesday defended President Obama's appearance on a comedy talk show to pitch Obamacare, saying it was the “right call” to reach more Americans.Read More...
By JOSEPH LAWLER | 03/11/14 01:58 PM
Hiring and job creation slowed in January, suggesting that labor markets remain too anemic to cut into the shortfall of roughly 6 million jobs that would be needed for the U.S. economy to be healthy. The Bureau of Labor...Read More...
By SEAN HIGGINS | 03/11/14 02:13 PM
More than a year after it was signed by the governor, the Michigan Education Association has agreed to allow its members William "Ray" Arthur and Miriam Chanski to take advantage of the state's...Read More...
By TIMOTHY P. CARNEY | 03/11/14 02:10 PM
The most cynical explanation of money in politics is that campaign contributions are basically bribery, in which donors pay politicians for beneficial policies. This, I believe, is rarely the...Read More...
By PHILIP KLEIN | 03/11/14 02:07 PM
If Sen. Rand Paul has any hope of capturing the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, he'll have to convince the conservative base he can be trusted on foreign policy -- which is exactly why...Read More...
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By PAUL BEDARD | 03/11/14 01:02 PM
Hundreds of federal rules and regulations pushed out by President Obama's team are now under review and may be junked under a “look-back” program created to offer businesses relief from costly and burdensome rules...Read More...
By PAUL BEDARD | 03/11/14 10:47 AM
Former Arkansas governor and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said that donors are rushing him with offers of big-dollar support, clearing away his highest hurdle to entering the 2016 GOP primaries....Read More...
By PAUL BEDARD | 03/11/14 09:07 AM
Six states that paid Uncle Sam $2 million to keep 14 popular national parks open during the federal shutdown last year bagged $20 million in visitor spending they would have lost, a colossal investment success, according...Read More...