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For a brief period on the morning of May 17, MSNBC was actually acting like a real news network.
U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore is the latest politician to take a political risk and appear on The Colbert Report with comedian Stephen Colbert .
ELIZABETH JACKSON: In the US, Republicans have pushed hard on Capitol Hill to get to the bottom of a tax scandal that threatens to keep dogging the White House.
President Barack Obama's budget would trim projected federal deficits by $1.1 trillion over the coming decade, using nearly $6 in higher revenues for every $1 in reduced spending to achieve it, Congress' nonpartisan budget analyst said Friday.
The Sunday morning talk shows will find a lot to talk about in the Washington controversies over the IRS , the Department of Justice and the Benghazi attack.
Irate lawmakers grilled Steven Miller on Friday, demanding to know who was responsible for the IRS' targeting of Tea-Party groups, why it continued, and why no one told Congress about it.
A huge increase in workload, rather than deliberate targeting, led to "foolish mistakes" and the political discrimination an inspector general's report found in the Internal Revenue Service, the outgoing commissioner of the agency said Friday.
House Republicans late Thursday began circulating new spending targets for appropriations bills for the coming year with Labor, Education and Health and Human Services facing a nearly 20 percent reduction on top of the cuts already made in the March 1 sequestration order.
House Republicans voted on Thursday afternoon to repeal Obamacare - the third dead-end vote to wipe out the law entirely and the 37th vote to partially repeal or dismantle it.
A bipartisan group of congressional leaders recently introduced the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA, which would give LGBT Americans the freedom to build successful careers without facing on-the-job discrimination or harassment.
A Republican-controlled House panel moved Thursday to protect the Department of Homeland Security from the big cuts facing other domestic agencies under the party's budget slashing plan.
Republicans in the House of Representatives vowed on Wednesday to press on with their campaign to further slash spending on U.S. government benefits programs despite evidence that the deficit is shrinking rapidly.
At issue is what the GOP should demand in exchange for raising the debt ceiling again in the fall.
Economic media coverage has been heavily focused on advocating for deficit reduction, even as deficits decline and the federal government posts a surplus.
With less than a week to the recall election, a new Marquette University Law School poll has Gov.