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Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and lack of evidence to date of wrongdoing close to the Oval Office.
Heritage Action, the political activist offshoot of the conservative Heritage Foundation, has some advice for House Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor: focus on the scandals plaguing the Obama administration and stay away from legislation that could "highlight major schisms" within the House Republican Conference.
AP PHOTO President Barack Obama speaks under an umbrella held by a Marine as a light rain falls during a news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Thursday, in the Rose Garden of the White House.
Prospects for passage of a major immigration bill improved on Thursday when a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives declared they had reached a tentative deal, resolving disputes that had threatened to torpedo negotiations.
Sarah Hall Ingram served as commissioner of the office responsible for tax-exempt organizations between 2009 and 2012.
With the overdue farm bill festering again in Congress, Republicans and Democrats have resumed clashing over whether the government should regulate the milk supply by penalizing farmers who produce too much.
The House bipartisan "Gang of Eight" has reached an agreement in principle on immigration overhaul, including major points such as a pathway to citizenship, border security, health care and guest workers, a member of the group told ABC News Thursday night.
The House of Representatives passed a measure to repeal Obamacare entirely on Thursday - a move the GOP-led chamber has done twice already.
Democrats and Republicans are trying to figure out who is behind Internal Revenue Service agents singling out conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
Ambassador dies in Benghazi, the IRS vs. Tea Party uses government power against the people who oppose Democrat policies, Dept.
Not Miller Time: In a move that shouldn't surprise anyone, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has accepted the resignation of acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller, President Obama announced Wednesday.
Only days ago the entire country was buzzing about the need to impeach Barack Hussein Obama.
The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy congressional Republicans, who are demanding more information.
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, left, swears in Representative-elect Mark Sanford to congress on Capitol Hill in Washington May 15, 2013.
It has been more than three years since the Liberty Township Tea Party in southwest Ohio first sought tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service.
Two days after President Obama's commanding reelection victory, House Speaker John Boehner solemnly declared Obamacare the " law of the land " - apparently signaling that it was time to move beyond the GOP's now-hopeless quest for repeal.