By Brian Hughes | 02/07/14 11:40 AM
The White House and a growing number of congressional Democrats are pursuing different goals, even as President Obama heightens efforts to appease his liberal allies ahead of challenging midterm elections.
By David M. Drucker | 02/07/14 05:11 AM
Sen. Tom Coburn doesn't look like a man on his way out of town. The Oklahoma Republican just released a proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare, and he continues to filibuster spending bills as a part of his career mission to shrink government and rein in the national debt.
By Sean Lengell | 02/06/14 04:44 PM
Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked proposals to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term jobless, the latest in a series of Democratic attempts to advance the issue and a setback for President Obama. Democrats, who have tried repeatedly to advance the bill since late last year, vowed...
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/04/14 10:19 PM
The Senate this week will make another attempt to pass an extension of federal unemployment insurance by tying the effort to a plan to restore military pension benefits. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced a Thursday vote on a bill that would provide federal jobless pay for three...
By Washington Examiner | 02/01/14 05:14 PM
John Koskinen, the new IRS commissioner, is on the hot seat and would do well to follow the example of Johnnie Mac Walters, who held the same post when President Nixon occupied the Oval Office. After Nixon aide John Dean handed Walters an envelope with a list of some 200 individuals the...
By Byron York | 02/01/14 10:13 AM
Supporters of immigration reform have carefully poll-tested the words they use to advocate an overhaul of the nation's immigration system. "The language on this stuff is really important," says one expert who's been intimately involved in the work. In general, advocates of far-reaching reform...
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