By Kelly Cohen | 08/27/14 03:09 PM
One online posting in Raleigh, N.C., offered 10 days of cooking and cleaning services in exchange for food stamps. Someone in Charlotte offered to exchange beer for food stamps, according to GAO.
08/27/14 03:00 PM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska voters have retained a new petroleum production tax system that offers hope of increased investment and jobs but drew criticism as a giveaway to already profitable oil companies. The state Division of Elections counted 17,721 absentee and early votes Tuesday,...
By Brian Hughes | 08/27/14 02:54 PM
"It would be a real shame if Republicans engaged in an effort to shut down the government over a common-sense solution [on immigration]," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/27/14 02:49 PM
Democratic elected officials support corporate welfare so much that they exceed even Republican elected officials on that score.
By Ashe Schow | 08/27/14 02:45 PM
After months of delay, Texas state senator and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis finally released her full 2013 tax return this week -- and it turns out she was hit with a fine for late payment.
By David M. Drucker | 08/27/14 02:39 PM
In his suit, Jindal says the new program violates the 10th Amendment by subverting state sovereignty as the administration pressured states to adopt the standards.
08/27/14 02:32 PM
PARIS (AP) — Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister. After a fourth round of questioning before magistrates on Wednesday, Lagarde...
By Paul Bedard | 08/27/14 02:15 PM
A blitzkrieg of Benghazi news and interviews from those involved in the 2012 disaster in Libya is about to slam into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration's effort to outrun the scandal.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/27/14 01:55 PM
Two federal judges presented a stark picture of the workload facing immigration judges across the country at the National Press Club on Wednesday.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/27/14 01:16 PM
Democratic Senate candidates are winning the race for corporate cash, despite their populist rhetoric.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/27/14 01:12 PM
The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt two rules intended to prevent weak or fraudulent loans from being bundled into securities and sold to investors, including an overhaul of the way that rating agencies work.
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 12:53 PM
"Not a word of the new climate agreement currently under discussion has been written, so it is entirely premature to say whether it will or won't require Senate approval," State's Jen Psaki said.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/27/14 12:40 PM
House Speaker John Boehner is the most unpopular leader in Congress, followed close behind by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, according to a new poll of likely voters.
By Paul Bedard | 08/27/14 12:28 PM
Two top federal judges Wednesday said the nation's immigration courts are in chaos, with the backlog of cases at a historic high of 375,000 for just 227 judges, leading to a minimum three-year delay in hearings for illegal immigrants.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/27/14 12:24 PM
China blames the Aug. 19 incident on the U.S. aircraft flying too close to its coastline, in airspace it claims as its own -- a claim the U.S. does not recognize.
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