By Timothy P. Carney | 07/23/14 05:10 PM
President Obama was going to stop the revolving door, candidate Obama promised. He never did. He never came even close. Today, via the Wall Street Journal, we get a doozy: New Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell is bringing in Leslie Dach, a former colleague who until...
07/23/14 05:02 PM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people. One of those wounded by shrapnel...
By Michael Barone | 07/23/14 02:44 PM
Words mean what they say. Thatâ€™s the basis for the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in Halbig v. Burwell invalidating the Internal Revenue Service regulation approving subsidies for Obamacare consumers in states with federal health insurance exchanges.
By Washington Examiner | 07/23/14 02:58 PM
President Obama has five West Coast Democratic fundraising events on his schedule this week. To save money for the DNC, he's throwing in a speech on job training at a community college.
By Paul Bedard | 07/23/14 04:39 PM
Being president is probably the fastest way to go gray and now President Obama is 'fessing up to reality.
07/23/14 04:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars that carry increasing quantities of crude oil and other highly flammable liquids through America's towns and cities. But many...
By Paul Bedard | 07/23/14 04:12 PM
Michelle Obama is getting credit for a 3 percent surge in bottled water sales, all due to her "Drink Up" campaign.
By Becket Adams | 07/23/14 04:11 PM
Longtime Washington bureaucrat and current Internal Revenue Service commissioner John Koskinen on Wednesday attempted the impossible: He tried to make his agency appear sympathetic.
07/23/14 04:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth this year will likely be at the weakest pace since the Great Recession ended, the International Monetary Fund said, mostly because of a sharp, weather-related contraction in the first quarter. But the global lending organization said Wednesday that it...
By Byron York | 07/23/14 04:00 PM
Eighteen percent of Americans, or fewer than one in five, say they or someone in their family is better off because of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new poll by CNN. Nearly twice that number, 35 percent, say they or someone in their family is worse off. A larger group, 46 percent, say...
By Spencer Brown | 07/23/14 03:42 PM
When the Topeka Capital-Journal first reported that Milton Wolf, a radiologist, had posted "gruesome" X-ray Images of dead or severely injured patients in February, many thought it would fatally wound his Tea Party primary challenge to Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan. But his battle has continued...
By Paul Bedard | 07/23/14 03:42 PM
The chairman of the Federal Election Commission today blasted Democratic colleagues for imposing rules on the publisher of Rep. Paul Ryan's new book that could lead to a book ban.
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 03:14 PM
The effort is a response to a number of recent derailments and explosions that have increased partly because of booming oil production in the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota and Montana.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 03:14 PM
If Congress can agree on a plan to give President Obama supplemental money to deal with the border crisis, it's going to be much less than he asked for.
By Paul Bedard | 07/23/14 02:41 PM
Immigration hardliners said a bipartisan bill winning support in the Senate won't stop the president from granting amnesty to illegal children pouring over the borders.
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