By Philip Klein | 03/05/14 05:28 PM
A supposedly temporary “fix” that President Obama announced in November to address the problem of the millions of Americans who lost coverage as a result of his health care law has now been extended through Oct. 1, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday. In...
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/05/14 04:22 PM
You're familiar, I'm sure, with the liberal argument that the Tea Party is not a real grassroots phenomenon, but is instead the plaything of plutocrats.
By Philip Klein | 03/05/14 03:46 PM
President Obama's budget released Tuesday claims to reduce deficits by trillions of dollars, but a closer look at the details reveals that the deficit reduction is dependent on a number of gimmicks.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/05/14 03:45 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder defended Debo Adegbile, whose nomination to lead the Justice Department's civil rights division failed in the Senate on Wednesday because of his work on behalf of a convicted cop-killer, saying that lawmakers who voted no "misunderstood" his record. "He deserved to...
By Michael Barone | 03/05/14 03:29 PM
Yesterday's results suggest that the “paint Texas blue” project has not made much headway.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/05/14 01:56 PM
Seven Democrats joined Senate Republicans to block the nomination of a Senate Judiciary Committee staffer and civil rights lawyer whom President Obama had selected to run the Justice Department's civil rights division. Vice President Joe Biden was on hand to cast a tie-breaking vote in favor...
By Byron York | 03/05/14 01:47 PM
Senate Democrats killed the filibuster for nominations because they wanted to be able to confirm the president's choices for top administration positions even if Republicans were united in opposition. From now on, Democrats ruled, nominations would be confirmed by a simple majority vote. With 55...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/05/14 11:30 AM
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., questioned former Internal Revenue Agency official Lois Lerner on Wednesday about her role in handling Tea Party groups' nonprofit status applications. In more than 20 minutes of testimony, Lerner refused to answer Issa's questions on...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/05/14 10:01 AM
One of the most vulnerable Democrats in the Senate my have just gotten more vulnerable. In an interview aired Wednesday morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., said his GOP opponent, Rep. Tom Cotton, feels entitled to the seat because of his service as an Army infantry...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/05/14 09:26 AM
According to a new report by NBC's Michael Isikoff, OFA Executive Director Jon Carson set up a meeting with a White House official for New Jersey doctor Munr Kazmir, who is facing a federal lawsuit from the Overseas Private Investment Corporation over missed payments on a $2.5 million loan.
By Byron York | 03/05/14 09:04 AM
The fourth-generation Kansan is Senator Pat Roberts, born in Topeka in 1936, and his fifth-generation opponent is Dr. Milton Wolf, born in Lyons in 1970.
By Mark Tapscott | 03/05/14 09:00 AM
How does one know when the world has been turned completely upside down? How about when USA Today reports a major world leader (not the president of the United States) saying this: "'We need to make sure the market plays a decisive role,' said X in a nationally televised speech to ---...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/05/14 08:44 AM
Speaking at the home of former Democratic Virginia Sen. Chuck Robb in McLean, Va., Obama explained his thinking on the current uprisings around the world.
By Ashe Schow | 03/04/14 10:39 PM
Outspoken Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., has been accused of shoving his estranged wife into a door and causing her to fall, according to the Orlando Sentinel. Grayson allegedly “showed up, unannounced” while his wife was getting ready to take two of the couple’s children to a play date....
By Charlie Spiering | 03/04/14 07:30 PM
Hunters beware: President Obama's budget released Tuesday would hike duck stamp fees by $140 million over the next decade. Federal duck stamps are issued by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and required for anyone older than 16 who wants to hunt migratory waterfowl. A new $15 stamp must be...
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