2 hrs ago | Detroit News
A top House Republican blasted the Internal Revenue Service for "lying" to the American people at the first congressional hearing since the agency a week ago admitted stonewalling the tax-exempt applications of tea party groups.
6 hrs ago | Reuters
Job seekers stand in line to meet with prospective employers at a career fair in New York City, October 24, 2012.
9 hrs ago | Russia Taday
United States President Barack Obama is encouraging Congress to take up a media shield law that was abandoned at the start of his administration, but critics of the bill say it might make it even easier for journalists to be subpoenaed by the government.
11 hrs ago | AlertNet
The Illinois Senate on Friday voted to approve the use of marijuana for medical purposes, which if signed into law would make it the second-most-populous state in the nation after California to allow the drug's use for medical purposes.
15 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News
A bipartisan group of House members announced a deal Thursday on sweeping immigration legislation, a breakthrough that could boost chances for one of President Barack Obama's top second-term priorities.
20 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com
President Barack Obama on Thursday chose a White House budget official to lead the beleaguered Internal Revenue Service and vowed to ensure that the tax-collection agency will not single out any more groups based on their political beliefs.
House Democrats are speaking out against the vote today that would repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act .
A burgeoning sex-abuse scandal in the military is emerging as a true test of whether the Pentagon can change its culture, stamp out a rampant ill and drag itself into the modern age.
Congress is rethinking the broad authority it gave the president to wage a war on terror after the Sept.
House Agriculture Committee members, Rep. Doug LaMalfa, R-Calif., left, speaks with Rep.
On his show last evening, Mark Levin read from the transcript of an interview then-Senator Barack Obama gave to Alan Colmes on June 28 2006, in which Senator Obama - in discussing the Bush Administration's criticism of the New York Times for publishing leaked classified information - concluded that the press shouldn't be molested or pressured by ... (more)
Sen. Marco Rubio used part of his $800,000 advance to write An American Son, part biography and part political document, to pay off more than $100,000 in college loan debt.
A quiet northern Nevada community is on edge after a spate of killings left five people dead in a single day, including a married couple in their 80s, a 67-year-old woman, and a man found dead not far from the... Authorities are seeking murder charges against a 25-year-old Fernley man in a string of five apparently random killings in northern ... (more)
Politics has long been a family business in Illinois, a place where who you know - and who you're related to - matters more than most.
When a proposal to legalize gay marriage started gaining momentum in the home state of President Barack Obama, it seemed a quick and easy deal: The pastor of his former megachurch endorsed it with powerful testimony at the Capitol and Democrats control Illinois' government.
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