By Joel Gehrke | 04/16/14 05:18 PM
President Obama's ambassador to the United Nations compared Syrian dictator Bashar Assad's atrocities in the ongoing civil war to the Rwandan genocide that took place during Bill Clinton's presidency 20 years ago.
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 04:39 PM
An Environmental Protection Agency official has entered the revolving door of cronyism by leaving the federal government to become an executive at a prominent environmental group.
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 04:17 PM
America's dry cleaners aren't happy that President Obama used them as an example in remarks last week about the economic gap between the sexes. They say the disparity in dry cleaning bills is more complex than the systemized discrimination Obama hinted at in his April 8 remarks about the...
By Sean Higgins | 04/16/14 04:00 PM
Five employees of a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., will be allowed to participate in a National Labor Relations Board hearing on whether their February vote rejecting unionization should be voided and done over. The United Auto Workers, which lost the election then petitioned the board...
By Justin Green | 04/16/14 03:54 PM
The Kansas Republican party jokingly offered to pay for former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to return to her home state if she wants to run for Senate -- seeing her chances for victory unlikely.
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/16/14 03:50 PM
Chicago's regulations of food trucks have achieved their desired effect: protecting restaurants by crushing food trucks.
By Justin Green | 04/16/14 02:48 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray paid an 8.3 percent effective tax rate on $165,047 of total income in 2013, according to tax returns cited by the Wall Street Journal.
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/16/14 02:36 PM
The Duffel Blog strikes again.
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/16/14 02:18 PM
Warren Buffett thinks his taxes should be higher. An understandable response is "so, pay more in taxes, Mr. Buffett." Some conservatives, in fact, call Buffett a hypocrite for not voluntarily paying a higher rate than his secretary.
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/16/14 02:15 PM
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence jumped into the debate over foreign policy Wednesday during a trade mission to Germany, saying the Obama administration's policy of "conciliatory diplomacy" toward Russia has failed. It's the clearest sign so far that Pence, who flirted with a run in 2008 while leader...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/16/14 02:01 PM
Former IRS official Lois Lerner discussed referring conservative groups for prosecution after the Justice Department inquired about possible tax fraud violations by nonprofits. Lerner and Justice officials discussed the issue pursuant to a suggestion from Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., who...
By Sean Higgins | 04/16/14 01:57 PM
Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, got a boost from the Chamber of Commerce today when it officially released an ad in which former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney endorsed him.
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/16/14 01:18 PM
President Obama on Wednesday called on the House to "listen to the will of the American people" and vote on Senate-passed immigration legislation, something the White House knows is unlikely to happen as long as Republicans are deeply divided on the issue.
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 12:58 PM
New York Times author and liberal economist Paul Krugman has been offered a position as a distinguished scholar for a nine-month stint at the City University of New York's Luxembourg Income Study Center, which researches income inequality.
By Byron York | 04/16/14 12:27 PM
President Obama released a statement on Wednesday urging the House to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
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