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  • GAO says Obama administration can't bail out insurers without Congress

    The ruling could end up provoking a showdown between the White House and Congressional Republicans over Obamacare that has the potential to affect health insurance premiums.

  • Court says TIGTA must process FOIA on White House access to tax records

    A federal judge ruled Monday that the Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration cannot withhold information on whether the White House received confidential taxpayer information by citing certain exemptions under the Freedom of Information Act.

  • 3.6 million have lost unemployment insurance, Democrats say

    More than 3.6 million people have lost unemployment insurance benefits through September, according to a new report from House Democrats who want to renew the insurance program that Congress let expire in December.

  • Record half of U.S. population gets news online, 164 million 'uniques'

    More people than ever are reading newspapers online, driven by a huge surge of interest from women and a radical shift from paper to mobile devices like iPhones, a cheerful Newspaper of Association report reveals.

  • Pentagon: We didn't make it up

    The Pentagon pushed back Tuesday against accusations that the Obama administration exaggerated or fabricated the threat from the Khorasan group to justify airstrikes in Syria, saying the al Qaeda offshoot still poses a danger to U.S. interests.

  • McConnell's strategy to tie his opponent to Obama is working, and he's hammering the point home

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's, R-Ky., team released an ad Tuesday that once again ties his Democratic challenger, Secretary of State of Alison Lundergan Grimes, to President Obama, a deeply unpopular figure in the Bluegrass State.

  • Will Obama's White House end when Obama leaves?

    The biggest issue in this fall's election is whether the Obama administration will end when Barack Obama leaves the White House or whether it will continue on, by appointing federal judges with lifetime appointments who share President Obama's contempt for the Constitution.

  • Four people who could've stopped the White House jumper, guaranteeing we wouldn't even be talking about this right now

    Although the incident involving the White House fence-jumper is a terribly serious topic, it has prompted at least a few people to reminiscence about popular Hollywood movies and fictional heroes tasked with keeping the president safe.

  • Obama's narcissism a threat to national security

    This undeniable character trait was on full display in his interview with Steve Kroft of "60 Minutes," in the sense that he simply cannot entertain the possibility, much less -- infinitely less -- admit the possibility that he has made a mistake or exercised poor judgment.

  • Houston VA staffer tossed benefits cases

    Veterans with disability claims pending in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Houston office were left without a decision or explanation after a worker inappropriately dumped their cases, according to the agency's inspector general.

  • Despite worries, it's a great time to be alive

    Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, the Islamic State and a new war in Syria. It's natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But it hasn't.

  • Activist 'payday lending' video ad misleads consumers according to advertising ethicists

    An activist group that has been waging an aggressive advertising campaign against "shady tactics" of payday lenders may have misled consumers when it used the logo of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in an advocacy video without the agency's permission.

  • Oklahoma judge rules against Obamacare

    Another federal judge has ruled to narrow subsidies to buy health insurance under Obamacare, making it more likely the U.S. Supreme Court will take up a case championed by conservatives.

  • Carl Levin touts European finding that Apple got favorable tax deal from Ireland

    As head of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, the Michigan senator has led inquiries into the possibility that multinational corporations have located divisions of their business in low-tax jurisdictions like Ireland to reduce their global and U.S. tax bills.

  • Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray

    SALHIYAH, Iraq (AP) — Kurdish officials said Tuesday their fighters recaptured a key Iraqi border crossing into Syria from Islamic State group militants in intense fighting, as Britain joined the U.S.-led international air campaign against the extremists, carrying out its first strikes in Iraq....



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