By David M. Drucker | 07/23/14 05:20 PM
A Republican group is suggesting that President Obama's administration is purposely delaying the implementation of controversial government regulations until after the midterm elections.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/22/14 12:29 PM
The White House's top spokesman brushed aside the impact of a court ruling invalidating the federal government's ability to provide Obamacare subsidies, saying the Obama administration is confident that its legal case will prevail on appeal.
07/18/14 06:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation's prison population over time. The U.S. Sentencing Commission, which earlier this year...
07/17/14 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans chastised the Justice Department on Thursday for failing to share information with Congress about its investigation into the targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service. Lawmakers called anew for a special prosecutor to look into the matter....
By Ed Sykes | 07/14/14 12:47 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder said the Department of Justice will file a brief with the Supreme Court, arguing that state same-sex marriage bans should be struck down.
By Steve Doty | 07/14/14 11:58 AM
Citigroup and the Justice Department announced on Monday a $7 billion settlement for the bank's involvement in mortgage-backed securities it sold leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/10/14 04:30 PM
Republicans don't trust the Justice Department to investigate the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups and now want the department's inspector general to look into the matter instead.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/09/14 05:45 PM
The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has sued the government under the Freedom of Information Act to gain access to records about the investigation.
By Kevin Daley | 07/09/14 05:35 PM
The Justice Department on Wednesday released a two-pronged strategy to address the surge of illegal immigration on the nation's southwestern border that aims to increase the capacity of American courts to adjudicate immigration cases while assisting Central American governments in ameliorating a...
By Mark Tapscott | 07/06/14 05:54 PM
A federal judge will decide Tuesday whether to lift a 16-month-old "temporary" stay on a non-profit government watchdog's Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for Operation Fast and Furious scandal documents.
By David Limbaugh | 07/01/14 10:30 AM
Do you remember what President Obama initially said about the Internal Revenue Service scandal? Do you recall his professed outrage? Obama wanted us to know how furious he was.
By Susan Ferrechio | 06/27/14 04:43 PM
Two top House Republicans on Friday called for Attorney General Eric Holder to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the alleged targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service.
By Susan Crabtree | 06/20/14 08:46 AM
The Obama administration is extending more federal benefits to same-sex married couples, including allowing employees to take leave to care for a same-sex spouse no matter where they live.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/17/14 08:48 AM
There are many reasons why the IRS scandal won't be going away any time soon, but two of the biggest are Cleta Mitchell and Jay Sekulow. Mitchell is a tough-as-nails Washington attorney and former Oklahoma Democratic state legislator who specializes in campaign finance law and represents...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/16/14 04:35 PM
Former Internal Revenue Service executive Lois Lerner launched the federal tax agency's program targeting Tea Party and conservative non-profits in 2010 because “we won't be able to stay out of this -- we need a plan.”
By Philip Klein | 07/28/14
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