52 min ago | NAFCU
May 24, 2013 - As tax discussions continue on Capitol Hill, NAFCU continues to reiterate the importance of retaining the credit union tax exemption, most recently in letters sent yesterday to the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees.
5 hrs ago | Drudge Retort
Jamelle Bouie: [B]y and large, the people we send to Congress are doing the best they can to do good work and represent their constituents.
6 hrs ago | Slate
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8 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Unfortunately, for those who would like to see these policy problems resolved, the wrong party is angry about them and the wrong party is complacent.
11 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi blamed former President George W. Bush for the IRS' targeting of tea party groups in the lead-up to the 2012 election.
President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated a state Supreme Court justice and a Billings district judge to fill two open Montana judgeships, and U.S. Sen.
Senators' votes on a recently failed amendment to expand background checks on gun purchase s could have reverberations in the 2014 election, a new Washington Post/ABC News poll suggests .
To the tune of "Jingle Bells," a dozen or so organized labor supporters and other concerned citizens entertained representatives of Democratic Sens.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation's Wednesday that would bypass the President, and force the approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
On May 15, 2013, the Senate approved Marilyn Tavenner's nomination to serve as the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services .
The past month hasn't been good for supporters of the Obamacare health law. One leading advocate, Senator Max Baucus , admitted that the implementation would be a " train wreck ." A recent study of Oregon health outcomes cast doubt on the benefits of expanding government health care, such that even the left-leaning Slate called it " bad news for ... (more)
So here's one guaranteed to confound the base. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa. , who angered movement conservatives last month with his push for new gun controls, spent a Senate hearing Tuesday pressing for answers in the IRS scandal .
Writing a column on the recent IRS abuses is a hazardous undertaking. The scandal is expanding so quickly that it's hard to get a paragraph on paper without having to revise it with new, shocking details.
One puzzling response to the IRS mess, common among pundits, is demanding firings, of anyone, anywhere, now, yesterday - Obama should just make heads roll! "Why weren't more people fired?" Sen.
The former head of the IRS said Tuesday that he was aware of some aspects of his agency's targeting of conservative groups in the spring of 2012, and took what he called the correct action of ensuring the situation would be independently reviewed.
Chrysler Group LLC urged a Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday to approve legislation that will make it easier for the automaker to speed vehicle and parts shipments across North American borders.
The parents of a U.S. engineer found dead in Singapore last year said on Wednesday they will not take part in the rest of a coroner's inquiry into his death, which they say was linked to a project involving the transfer of sensitive technology to China.