The White House is on the defensive as three stories are inundating political news: The Benghazi hearings, the Internal Revenue Service targeting conservative groups and the Department of Justice seizing two months of Associated Press reporters' phone records.
The Justice Department argued that Fox News reporter James Rosen's emails should be monitored for an indefinite period of time, even in the absence of being able to bring charges against him, according to court filings unearthed by The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza .
The golden roar of the Obama scandals may whimper to an end today. As Congress adjourns for Memorial Day recess, a ten-day break from hearings, hearings, and more hearings threatens to push the various controversies out of the public eye, leaving the GOP with an urgent problem: how to maintain intensity over the scandals without any congressional ... (more)
During these times of uncertain economic stability in our country, it is interesting to take a look at those who are responsible for getting us out of this economic mess -- the 435 members of the House of Representatives and the 100 members of the U.S. Senate.
This week we learned that a scandal doesn't go away just because you refuse to talk about it.
On Thursday, The Daily Caller published a story - 'Despite momentum, GOP leadership still against special Benghazi committee' - that offers new evidence of the accuracy of two assessments long maintained by so many true conservatives: 1) The people who refer to themselves as the House Republican 'leadership' are far more interested in their own big ... (more)
Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham on Friday offered a preemptive defense of President Obama's nominee to head European affairs at the State Department amid concerns about her role in the Benghazi talking points.
I remember back when Karl Rove was considered some sort of election-bending genius.
For the far right, dreams die hard and delusions never end. As Rep. Darrell Issa , who represents a congressional GOP with unpopularity of 75 percent, prepares to summon former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, with popularity above 60 percent, to testify, the overreach of House Republicans now threatens Republican control of the House.
House Republican leaders on Thursday made it clear that their chamber would proceed with immigration reform on its own terms.
With the full Senate starting its debate on a comprehensive immigration bill, Republican lawmakers in the House have released a plan of their own.
IRS official Lois Lerner is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, before the House Oversight Committee hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny IRS gave to Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.
Congressional and administration sources confirm that IRS director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner has been placed on administrative leave.
Because it's not a real scandal unless the White House is involved, those with an interest in tarnishing the president have made the new front line in the IRS controversy a question over whether the administration should have taken earlier action to stop the agency's targeting of conservative groups, even before the completion of the Treasury ... (more)
Rep. Trey Gowdy became a viral sensation on Wednesday with his tough questioning of former IRS head Doug Shulman during a House hearing on the IRS targeting of conservatives.
Three days of congressional hearings about the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups have lawmakers looking for ways to widen an investigation that has so far been largely contained within the tax collection agency.