42 min ago | O-R Online
Washington County Republicans could celebrate vote totals in Washington County in the presidential race, but in 2013, as in 2009, there is less than a full slate of GOP countywide candidates.
4 hrs ago | Village Life
Just a week after the President extolled the benign virtues of big government and told university students to ignore those who warn of its dangers, Americans woke up to headlines that this government has been targeting groups and individuals that it doesn't like for intimidation and harassment.
9 hrs ago | Voice of America
President Barack Obama and White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer, right, react to a reporter's question as they leave the Treasury Department in Washington, Jan.
10 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com
I want to thank our attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, for keeping his promise to run an open and transparent campaign by releasing eight years of tax returns recently.
14 hrs ago | Balloon Juice
So Peggy Noonan went to the Fainting Couch Superstore over the IRS this week and got a few new pieces .
It's all about money. Republicans don't want to spend it much of anything but defense, and Democrats do; on infrastructure.
The burgeoning deficit has stopped burgeoning, at least for now. So Republican plans to attack the profligate president and to use the debt ceiling as a weapon to get more spending cuts can be shelved.
Leaving aside the seriousness of lawlessness, and the corruption of our civic culture by the professionally pious, this past week has been amusing.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney appeared on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno on Friday and weighed in on the barrage of controversies plaguing the White House in recent weeks.
This week's It's Just Politics deserves a little running music because we're looking at who's in, who's out, who's thinking of getting in and who's thinking about who's thinking about getting in when it comes to Election 2014.
DUMMERSTON, Vt., May 4, 2012 -- "To all of the thousands of good and decent Americans I've met who want nothing more than a better chance, a fighting chance, to all of you, I have a simple message: Hold on a little longer.
Ever since losing the 2012 Presidential Election to the incumbent Barack Obama, Mitt Romney has opted by and large to stay out of the public spotlight, and also away from the vast majority of television interviews.
In 2010, the United States Supreme Court -- in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission -- ruled that many parts of the 2002 McCain-Feingold campaign reform law were unconstitutional and effectively removed campaign fund limits from corporations and other organizations.
Speaking at Ohio State University this month, Barack Obama urged students to pay no attention to those paranoid types who "incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity." Oddly enough, in recent days the most compelling testimony for this view of government has come from the president himself, who insists, with ... (more)
Republican attempts to turn the row over the IRS into a scandal engulfing the White House fizzled on Friday when the ousted head of the agency delivered a public apology at a congressional heading into the affair.
Every government employee who abused their power must be identified, exposed, disgraced, dismissed and debarred from ever again holding a position of authority or trust within this government.
IRS, AP, Benghazi a this past week, the president has been forced to confront a series of damaging scandals that could derail his second term before it has really begun But, assailed this week by multiple scandals and at the mercy of a furious press, President Obama has endured a legion of pundits wondering if he is the 21st-century Richard Nixon - ... (more)