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U.S. flags flew at half-staff on Friday in memory of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, who was honored by fellow astronauts and other VIPs as a "brave, reluctant hero."
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The internal war between House Oversight Committee chair Darrell Issa and ranking Democrat Elijah Cummings blew up again Tuesday, when Cummings released the full transcript of a five-hour interview with the conservative Republican IRS screening manager who said the very first Tea Party case was flagged by one of his own staffers, and denied any ... (more)
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who helped push the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell to a surprise victory in 2011, is hopeful that federal Defense of Marriage Act will be repealed by the end of the year.
Jamison and Jennifer Diehl, with their son John, 11, and dog Trigger, were adopting a Russian boy, 6. Their plans went on hold in December when Russia banned adoptions by U.S. citizens.
Republicans have an opportunity for a get-out-of-jail moment with the fastest-growing slice of the U.S. electorate, Hispanics.
A workplace employment check tucked inside the Senate's immigration bill has some concerned it would create a national ID system and another massive database containing the private information of most Americans that is ripe for abuse.
It's pretty common knowledge that CNBC is a very pro-business cable TV show, excluding the fact that they also air the show "American Greed".
"In Republican world, it is a very different world than the rest of us are living, when it comes to The Gay," Rachel Maddow said in a blistering segment taking the mainstream GOP to task for their ossified position on homosexuality.
Rachel Maddow reports on the Republican Party and gay rights, noting that the GOP is about to have to make some tough decisions regarding their positions, highlighting the "brutal" questioning of Marco Rubio this week on his homophobic positions on ENDA and immigration.
U.S. Senator Rob Portman Thursday sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz inviting him to tour the American Centrifuge Project facility in Piketon, the facility Portman refers to as, "the cornerstone to fulfilling our national security requirements for a domestic source of enriched uranium."
Kelly Ayotte ducked the press and gun control advocates protesting her vote against extended background checks by sneaking in and out of a fundraiser in Salem, New Hampshire.
A new poll from the Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling finds that 71 percent of voters still support universal background checks, including 57 percent of Republicans.
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., have introduced legislation aimed at allowing Enrolled Agents to present themselves as such and tout their credential wherever they practice.
Themes related to time - meeting deadlines, doing retrospective reviews - -were heard frequently today by President Obama's nominee to direct his Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs .