Investigators say due to some creative Ireland-based tax gimmicks, Apple has managed to keep $75 billion away from the IRS's reach just in the years 2009-2012. Even Senator John McCain conceded, "Apple claims to be the largest U.S. corporate taxpayer, but by sheer size and scale, it is also among America's largest tax avoiders." Apple is not alone.
The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Republican bill to link student loan rates to financial markets .
Over the last several years, a painter in Utah named Jon McNaughton has been trying to make a name for himself by using the Gospel of Jesus Christ as a prop in politically provocative pictures in an effort to communicate his apparent belief that only people who hold political views consistent with those of the current American political extreme ... (more)
Later this summer, the Senate may at last tackle a highly controversial issue: whether or not it should approve executive branch nominations decisions based on a majority vote.
In a tweet issued Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid , D-Nev., claimed that Republicans have "corrupted the Founders ' intent," Twitchy reported.
J. Russell George, U.S. Treasury inspector general for tax administration, from left, Douglas Shulman, former commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, Lois Lerner, the director of the IRS's exempt organizations office, and Neal S. Wolin, deputy secretary of the Treasury, are sworn in during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee ... (more)
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell both reported their net worth in the millions of dollars as the U.S. Senate today released personal financial disclosure reports for its members.
Senate Judiciary Committee members Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., confer on as the committee assembled to work on a landmark immigration bill.
Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell had a heated exchange on the floor Wednesday over the nomination of Sri Srinivasan to the the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
The Nevada Senate has endorsed NV Energy Inc.'s plan to retire its coal-fired plants and pave the way for the state's biggest electrical utility to transition to more renewable sources.
After the Senate Judiciary passed the Gang of Eight's immigration legislation Tuesday night out of the committee, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised to bring the bill before the full Senate in June.
Lawmakers say they don't know much more than the public on The Associated Press phone records controversy, but a key Republican said he intends to pursue the matter once the administration's investigation ends.
The works do seem to be "gummed up" on Capitol Hill. And President Barack Obama isn't the only one to say so.
Was it an offer they couldn't refuse from their multimillionaire boss doing the bidding for arguably the most powerful man in the U.S. Congress? Or did Harvey Whittemore's employees make voluntary contributions to Sen.
Members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee are set to vote this morning on a full slate of five nominees to the National Labor Relations Board.
Far from Searchlight, Sen. Harry Reid held a cocktail party fundraiser Friday in New York City hosted by Marianne Nestor Cassini, who runs Oleg Cassini Inc., the fashion design company named after her late husband.