By Charlie Spiering | 03/14/14 06:48 AM
St. Patrick's Day doesn't start until Monday, but Vice President Joe Biden is already celebrating. The Vice President's schedule features four Irish-themed events on Friday, including a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast in honor of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, a St. Patrick’s Day lunch at...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/13/14 06:51 PM
Millionaires will no longer qualify for unemployment benefits under the bipartisan Senate deal unveiled Thursday afternoon, ending a subsidy that Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., attacked as a "reverse Robin Hood" provision designed to increase support for government programs. "Notwithstanding any...
By Byron York | 03/13/14 06:27 PM
When it comes to Obamacare, many Democrats take comfort in polls showing a small majority of voters, or at least a plurality, oppose repealing the Affordable Care Act. To them, that proves the Republicans' do-away-with-it position is out of sync with voters as this November's midterm elections...
By Sean Higgins | 03/13/14 05:55 PM
Three workers at a Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board Wednesday saying it must prevent the German auto company from providing any further assistance to the United Auto Workers in its efforts to organize the workers. The complaint is...
By Washington Examiner | 03/13/14 05:18 PM
When Congress and President Carter approved creation of the present inspector general program in 1978, the new officials were intended to be the front line of attack against waste and fraud in the federal government. Federal spending was just over $400 billion that year. Washington will spend...
By Jared Meyer | 03/13/14 04:50 PM
Once again, congressional leaders are telling Americans to do as they say, not as they do.
By Mona Charen | 03/13/14 04:39 PM
Amy Chua, the "Tiger Mother" who launched a thousand panic attacks among ambitious but lenient parents, is back with an almost-great book about why some groups achieve spectacular success in America while others languish.
By David Limbaugh | 03/13/14 04:15 PM
With each passing day, President Obama, leftism personified, demonstrates that leftism is characterized by anything other than the human compassion it claims as its exclusive possession. I've always said leftists are about not compassion or treating people with sensitivity and respect, much...
By Philip Klein | 03/13/14 04:00 PM
With 2014 looking like an increasingly grim year for Democrats seeking re-election, the role of the most powerful leader of the free world has been reduced to that of an insurance salesman.
By Ashe Schow | 03/13/14 03:55 PM
Rep. Alan Grayson turned 56 on Thursday, and his opponent, Republican Jorge Bonilla, commemorated the occasion with an “Angry Birds” cake and call for debate.
By Veronique de Rugy | 03/13/14 03:40 PM
Political operatives have long understood that high-profile crises present opportunities. In 1959, John F. Kennedy adorned this Machiavellian wisdom in the intrigue of Eastern poetry, fallaciously emoting that the Chinese word for “crisis” is composed of the symbols for both “danger”...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/13/14 02:42 PM
Heads should roll at the CIA if Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., proves that intelligence officers hacked her staff's computers as part of a dispute over a committee report on waterboarding, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told reporters. "There's an incredible...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/13/14 01:16 PM
Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., may face increasing headwinds from Obamacare as he tries to fend off a challenge from Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., given that low enrollments in his state are likely to drive up insurance premiums for his constituents, many of whom lost their previous plans because of...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/13/14 12:30 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has received campaign contributions from people and political action committees linked to multiple companies suspected of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The FCPA "generally prohibits the payment of bribes to foreign officials to assist...
By Ashe Schow | 03/13/14 12:30 PM
In the latest attempt by the Obama administration to get healthy 26-year-olds to sign up for expensive health insurance they can't afford and don't need, the marketing geniuses at healthcare.gov have decided to go nuclear: Mom.
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